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Kronos Eclectic
Jimi Hendrix, Igor Stravinski, George Gershwin, Bo Diddley, and Hilda von Bingen all have something in common: the Kronos Quartet. [01-25-99]
— Dave Irwin, TUCSON WEEKLY

Book 'Em, Jim-o
Musical star-wannabe would do well to snag Jimmy Webb's "Tunesmith," a highly readable book that details damn near every aspect of the songwriting craft. [01-19-99]
— Dave McElfresh, TUCSON WEEKLY

Committee Rock
The members of Number One Cup write their songs with the sharpness of a single vision using a collective method. [01-11-99]
— Brendan Doherty, TUCSON WEEKLY

Sit And Spin
Our jaded and disabused music critics pick the best albums of '98. [01-04-99]
— Tucson Weekly Critics, TUCSON WEEKLY

The Burt's Back Racket
Oddly enough, Burt Bacharach's career is in full swing again. [12-20-98]
— Dave McElfresh, TUCSON WEEKLY

Cookin' Cajun
Michael Doucet has the power to change Arizona into Louisiana. [12-14-98]
— Dave Irwin, TUCSON WEEKLY

Fever Pitch
Fastball drummer Joey Shuffield's life would never be the same after he picked up the phone and his manager told him that his band's CD, "All the Pain That Money Can Buy," had gone platinum. [12-07-98]
— Brendan Doherty, TUCSON WEEKLY

Art Of Song
"Cry, Cry, Cry" celebrates songwriting. [11-30-98]
— Dave Irwin, TUCSON WEEKLY

General Electric
How many folksingers does it take to change a lightbulb? [11-23-98]
— Dave McElfresh, TUCSON WEEKLY

Grandaddy Hepcat
A profile of sax swing legend Sam Butera. [11-16-98]
— Ron Bally, TUCSON WEEKLY

Sophisticated Primitive
Although he was one of the first artists signed to the Windam Hill label back in the '70s, acoustic guitarist Alex De Grassi doesn't consider himself a New Age musician. [11-09-98]
— Dave Irwin, TUCSON WEEKLY

Sand Man
Howe Gelb, comes up with a dark and delightful winner in "Hisser." [11-09-98]
— Fred Mills, TUCSON WEEKLY

Tales From The Underground
Rock critic Roni Sarig knows that history is written by the winners. He's trying to rectify that situation. [11-02-98]
— Fred Mills, TUCSON WEEKLY

Swingin' Songstress
Nudist colony crasher or wicked step-sister to the stars, songwriter Christine Lavin has no shortage of musical yarns to spin. [10-26-98]
— Dave Irwin, TUCSON WEEKLY

Pride Of New Orleans
Pianist Henry Butler is one blind bluesman with extraordinary vision. [10-19-98]
— Dave McElfresh, TUCSON WEEKLY

All Jazzed Up
There's a good reason super saxophonist Charles McPherson knows all the moves and notes of his hero, Charlie Parker. [10-12-98]
— Dave McElfresh, TUCSON WEEKLY

Rhymes With Duck
There's this band named "Fuck," see, and that's apparently supposed to make them worth writing about. So we did. [10-05-98]
— Brendan Doherty, TUCSON WEEKLY

Music's Lovable Curmudgeon
He was supposed to be the new Bob Dylan 30 years ago, but Loudon Wainwright III went his own quirky way. [10-05-98]
— Dave Irwin, TUCSON WEEKLY

True Vision
Folk angel Ferron couldn't care less about the trappings of popularity. [09-28-98]
— Dave Irwin, TUCSON WEEKLY

Cuban Dance Crisis
Catch The Afro-Cuban All Stars' debut performance on Wednesday, September 30, at the Rialto Theater, 318 E. Congress St. [09-28-98]
— Simon Zealot, TUCSON WEEKLY

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