December 2007

Ring in the new…

12.30.2007 by Mark Forman

rougerouge This is last music program of the year so theme is Old, New and Year. Happy to have some good tunes to listen to as we shift gears and change calendars. Do a WB Yeats poem: In Tara's Halls. Mention picking up new camcorder and Jeremy Vaught recommending it to me and meeting some […]

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RIP:Oscar Petersen

12.25.2007 by Mark Forman

Yeah, it's not what we like to think about on Christmas but it's reality. Oscar was a brilliant jazz pianist, played like he had 5 hands. All kinds of great jazz musicians and singers performed with Oscar. What can I say, the dude's music touched my life. Please view this video in honor of a […]


Some music for the season…

12.24.2007 by Mark Forman

I couldn't not post anything seasonal so I posted something good. These guys are talented and entertaining. Hope you enjoy. Happy Holidays to all.


Errands in the City, Great Danes in the Mountains

12.22.2007 by Mark Forman

Shot during lunch errand run and later trip to friend's Great Dane Ranch. Locations, Taichung City and DongShi, Taichung County. 5 Minutes to Hana by Steve Loo featured background music. Steve's music is heavenly-hope you enjoy. Comments are always welcome, pick a method that works for you. 😛


From father to son…

12.20.2007 by Mark Forman

Just happened to swap out cd stack in car system. My son Kevin heard Gregory Isaacs playing and asked who he was. So I told him how he was kind of like Jamaica and Reggae music's Marvin Gaye. Here's some of Gregory live. What do you think?


Making money on music…

12.17.2007 by Mark Forman

joesflickr The Long Tail reports on the success some websites in China are having monetizing music. Not through direct CD sales which everyone recognizes is as dead as yesterday's news, but from other indirect methods including ring tones, and search. I and many others believe there is a model that will work for the artists […]


Zep Rises from the Ashes…

12.12.2007 by Mark Forman

Just love the new media ability to capture stuff quickly and easily. Brilliant audio/video of course not but brilliant never the less. Great capture of some of the presence factor of iconic band.


Some love for…

12.07.2007 by Mark Forman

aronski Your Brooklyn Bluesman friend is certainly eclectic in his musical tastes. Don't really cover much jazz in my Getting a Leg Up podcasts. Not because I don't love tons of it(I do) just because I feel I need to maintain some kind of boundaries to keep me from flying off into the vortex(or some […]


Autumn Sky

12.02.2007 by Mark Forman

cwalker71 Talk about my love of the autumn light and skies,hence-the music is all autumn or sky themed.. Recite John Keats poem:Answer to a Sonnet by J.H. Reynolds. Mention Asian Creative Commons Workshop with live Asian Variations performance with Moshang and Taiwan musicians from album. Summers and Autumns 3:11 Monotonix Red Sky 5:45 Baroness autumn, september […]