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  • 'The smallest big band in the world'

    'The smallest big band in the world'
    There's a bit of 21st-century technology hidden onstage during Walter & David's performances at La Brique Steak House. But aside from that, as far as the duo is concerned, it's 1947. Walter Lakota and Dave Alcantar, who both sing and play multiple...
  • Candye Kane Brings Her Triumphant Pipes and Extraordinary Story to New Haven on Aug. 21

    Candye Kane Brings Her Triumphant Pipes and Extraordinary Story to New Haven on Aug. 21
    Candye Kane $15. 8 p.m., Aug. 21. Cafe Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, cafenine.com Like any genre worth a damn, the blues benefits/suffers from myth-making and idealization. Asking a batch of knowledgeable fans basic questions about the style...
  • Jack Lawrence dies at 96; songwriter did lyrics for 'Tenderly' and 'Beyond the Sea'

    Jack Lawrence, a songwriter who wrote the lyrics for hits such as "All or Nothing at All," "Tenderly" and "Beyond the Sea," has died. He was 96. Lawrence, who fractured his pelvic bone in a fall in his Redding, Conn., home Friday, died of complications...
  • Allen Klein dies at 77; powerful figure in music world

    Allen Klein dies at 77; powerful figure in music world
    Allen Klein, the brash music mogul whose five-decade career included stints as the business manager for the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, died Saturday in New York. He was 77. Klein died after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease, according to Bob...
  • Young Dylan, the man of ideas

    Young Dylan, the man of ideas
    "Dylan Speaks," a DVD from Eagle Media, lets us revisit a revealing moment in the career of the revolutionary young poet named Bob Dylan — a scene that underscored how difficult it was for the mainstream media to make sense of the most important...
  • Ray Ellis dies at 85; arranger worked with Bobby Darin, Johnny Mathis, Doris Day, scores of others

    Ray Ellis dies at 85; arranger worked with Bobby Darin, Johnny Mathis, Doris Day, scores of others
    Ray Ellis, the versatile pop music arranger who wrote the charts for hits by the Four Lads, Bobby Darin, Connie Francis, Doris Day and Johnny Mathis, has died. He was 85. Ellis, a longtime resident of Ojai, died Oct. 27 of liver cancer at an assisted-...
  • Pop music and jazz figures

    Pop music and jazz figures Bob Popescu, 77; co-owner of Catalina Bar & Grill, turned the Los Angeles club into one of the top jazz venues in the country (Jan. 5) Ken Nelson, 84; longtime Capitol Records talent scout had an ear for country music (Jan. 6)...
  • Actor, singer, dentist, now cantor

    Actor, singer, dentist, now cantor
    Cantor Kenneth Blatt Title: Cantor of Temple Beth Kodesh, Boynton Beach, with average weekend attendance of 100-225. Other job experience: Instructor of theater at Miami Dade College, Kendall; former dentist, TV actor, concert singer, theater teacher at...
  • The 'Kitsch' effect

     
    Concrete pink flamingos. A TV-shaped salt and pepper shaker that moonlights as a photo holder. A hot dog cookbook circa 1968. And a straw purse in the shape of a crab. Yes, they all exist in their kitschy glory. Not......
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Dec. 24, 1961: Bobby Darin says, "If I were a drinker I wouldn't have to come out like a blockbuster. But I don't drink and come on in a nightclub cold sober to entertain a crowd that's invariably high. I have to get their attention and keep it. If you...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Feb. 19, 1960

     
    Mash Notes and Comment (Press Release) "More and more cities are using police dogs -- for police duty, natch. "Pittsburgh, Houston, St. Louis and Minneapolis are among the cities which have found that a good, tough dog is an active deterrent to crime....
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, June 15, 1960

     
    June 15, 1960: Paul Coates writes about a fad called the “hairloom,” which comes in the Bobby Darin, Sal Mineo and Fabian models. The Tommy Sands model is a little problematic, however....