The_band_America

Walter White’s America

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKcqZ5nEuCU The use of America’s “A Horse with No Name” in the third episode of the second season of the show Breaking Bad was perfect. The clip above is not...
Louis_Bellson

Happy Birthday, Louie Bellson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpvOccBtVl0 Jazz drummer Louie Bellson was born on this day in 1924. His full (long) given name suggests that he was born in Italy. Not so. Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco...
Billy Lyons death certificate

Song Focus: “Stagger Lee”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cv_THWZ8-T8 Periodically, The Daily Music Break will highlight an important song, Please send candidates to carl@dailymusicbreak.com. Evidence of the importance of...
T-Bone Walker

T-Bone Walker’s Bridge to Jazz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGk72L652K4&list=LLwScIYW6YGgqMDFTbjThbFA&index=172 TDMB posted yesterday on Leonard Bernstein. In a subsequent conversation on Facebook, I pointed out that he seemed to...