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Chicago Jazz Fest Ends with Jimmie Jones’ 80th Birthday Party PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 21 September 2004 18:00
This summer season was rife with wonderful activities, from the Grand Excursion to the Mississippi Valley Blues Fest to the Bix festival. But in my “saving the best for last” opinion, the festival that truly marks the end of season is the Chicago Jazz Festival, which this year honored one of the Quad Cities’ own, Jimmie Jones, with an after-fest birthday party earlier this month.

 
The One-Man Soul Band PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 21 September 2004 18:00
It was Rob Cimmarusti, the owner of the Real Trax recording studio in Davenport, who turned me on to Martin Sexton. The most incredible live performer he’d ever seen, he said. Don’t mess with the studio recordings, he advised; go to Live Wide Open, his double-disc live set from 2000.

 
New Clash Re-Issue Comes Calling PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 14 September 2004 18:00
• The place to be this coming Tuesday morning is lined up at the door of your favorite record store, as the Epic Legacy imprint is releasing an expanded re-issue of The Clash’s double album masterpiece, London Calling, from 1979.

 
Sinatra (Nancy) Teams Up with Morrissey PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 07 September 2004 18:00
• The first fruit from the collaboration of Nancy Sinatra and Morrissey hits store shelves next week, with the Morrissey-penned “Let Me Kiss You” CD single on Attack/Sanctuary Records. A full- length album, To Nancy, with Love, is due at the end of this month and features a star-studded guest list, with Bono and the Edge from U2, Elvis Costello, Jon Spencer, Pete Yorn, Jarvis Cocker of Pulp, and Dennis Diken of the Smithereens.

 
QC Band Conjures a New Style of Voodoo PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 07 September 2004 18:00
The word “mature” isn’t something one should expect to associate with the local band Human Aftertaste. This spook-show industrial-tinged rock band prides itself on being outrageous, proudly claiming to have been banned from clubs and glad to warn you that a performance will likely include being sprayed with substances pleasant and not-so-pleasant.

 
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