Mike’s Pick of the Week

Mike's anticipated book this week is Only the End of the World Again by Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, and Troy Nixey from Dark Horse Comics. Dark Horse has been releasing hardcover editions of Gaiman short stories since the early 2000s. Each has paired an imaginative story with a master artist. This most recent offering, based … Continue reading Mike’s Pick of the Week

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Song of the Day: “Get Sassy” by the Alan Ferber Big Band

The Grammy Award for Best Large Ensemble Jazz Album was instituted in 1961 and has been presented to jazz luminaries including Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Doc Severenson, Miles Davis, and McCoy Turner among others. This year's list of nominees includes Jigsaw by jazz trombonist/composer/arranger Alan Ferber and his big band. Ferber is a … Continue reading Song of the Day: “Get Sassy” by the Alan Ferber Big Band

Song of the Day: “Evidence” John Beasley, Monk’estra vol. 2

With the Grammy Awards right around the corner and zero hope of hearing the nominated jazz musicians live on that stage, Warning Contains Language will bring them to you instead. There are some incredible acts nominated in the "Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album" category, and we'll start with jazz pianist John Beasley's second volume of … Continue reading Song of the Day: “Evidence” John Beasley, Monk’estra vol. 2

You Should Listen To . . . Just A Story: The Urban Legend Podcast

We’ve all heard them. Stories that are told over and over. Stories that happened to a friend of a friend. Stories that we then repeat ourselves. But why? That question is explored in Just A Story: The Urban Legend Podcast. Hosted by husband and wife Samantha and Jacob LeBas, Just A Story takes a look … Continue reading You Should Listen To . . . Just A Story: The Urban Legend Podcast