[Music] Mike Barnett, Co-Founder of The Lettermen, Dies at 89 — Variety

Mike Barnett, a founder of hit vocal group The Lettermen, died Friday at his home in Camarillo, Calif., after suffering from heart problems. He was 89. Born Roy Barnett in Oakland, Calif., he began singing and dancing in Las Vegas shortly after world War II. He was cast in the chorus as well as specialty spots in many……

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[Music] Hakobune ~ Apsidal Motion / Chihei Hatakeyama & Corey Fuller ~ Euphotic — a closer listen

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Takahiro Yorifuju’s music is soothing and supple, but new heights are reached on the single, 42 minute Apsidal Motion. Inspired by the starlit sky of Nigata and the countryside of Japan, Apsidal Motion is a dreamy delight. Above all, it’s beautiful music, and we mustn’t take its beauty for granted. Under the stars (and absent of any kind of […]

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[Music] Two Beautiful Mornings: Flavien Gillié and Marcus Eads — a closer listen

The sounds of morning differ from continent to continent, as demonstrated in new recordings from Brussels (Flavien Gillié) and Minnesota (Marcus Eads). These short, lovely pieces provide a perfect entry into the day, energetic yet serene. Not every morning is placid. A morning on New York City’s upper east side begins with the sound of street cleaners […]

via Two Beautiful Mornings: Flavien Gillié and Marcus Eads — a closer listen

[Music] Otomo Yoshihide @ Transformer Station, Cleveland 5/09/16

From the Youtube site of Rob Galo:

Otomo Yoshihide’s entire performance at the gallery Transformer Station, in the Hingetown / Ohio City district of Cleveland, Ohio. The concert took place on 5/09/16. It was part of the concert series CMA At The Transformer Station.

Otomo’s set that evening composed of Ornette Coleman’s “Lonely Woman,” his own composition “The Blue Kite” (I believe) and Charlie Haden’s “Song For Che,” in that order.

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