Z-list: After the Deluge 9/27/11

+08/29 Monday 7pm Gazebo Readings, at Schoolhouse Green Foxhurst Rd opposite Locust Ave, Oceanside, New York (just east of Long Beach Road).  http://summergazeboreadings.blogspot.com/2008/01/directions.html Featured Authors: Beverly Kotch, Annabelle Moseley, Paul Grossman, Doug Swezey +08/30 Tuesday poet Steven Schmidt at the MikNic Lounge in Columbia Bay, Brookylyn (it’s near Carroll Gardens) 200 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY 11231 (corner of Sackett) (917) […]

beat radio: Pre-order Teenage Anthems + Free NYC show 7/24/11 + NE Solo tour

Hi guys, hope everyone is enjoying the summer so far! A couple exciting things I wanted to tell you about: I’m playing a free solo show this Sunday night at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC.  It’s a really excellent venue that I’m excited to be playing at for the first time.  Would love to see you.  I’m […]

Stagger Lee by Drivin’ Wheel

Drivin’ Wheel played the folk ballad “Stagger Lee” at the The Folk-Groovin’ Café on May 28, 2011. The event  was hosted by Jim Frazzitta  http://www.myspace.com/jimfrazzitta at the Conklin Barn., Huntington, NY. Related articles The Folk-Groovin’ Café 5/28/11 (www.onthewilderside.com) LI Concert Notes #75 5/5/11 (www.onthewilderside.com)

Towaway Zone by Jim Frazzitta

Jim Frazzitta and members of Nylon & Steel perform “Towaway Zone“, a song off his upcoming 2nd solo album, at the Grateful Shed Halloween Party in October 2010.  Frazzitta (guitar, harmonica, and vocals) is accompanied by Paul Cama (drums), J Williams (vocals), and Ian Wilder (vocals).  The video was recorded by Kimberly Wilder.  More information […]

David Amram: The First 80 Years trailer

This is the trailer for the upcoming documentary about the life and times of Classical/Jazz/film score composer/conductor/jazz french hornist/world musician and Beat novelist Jack Kerouac’s musical collaborator, David Amram.

Why go see Sendrowitz & Jimenez on 2/23/11?

From the event: Brian & Phil photos 2/23/11   IW:  This is not a post.  It is a love note.  One of our goals on Wilderside has been to support the local music scene, and let our friends know how many amazing musicians are in their backyard.  This free singer-songwriter series does that in a big […]

Amram 2/13/11

February 13, 2 pm, Winterfest!, East End Arts Council, Cuttogue NY at the Castello Di Borghese Vineyard, David Amram & His Quartet (Kevin Twigg on drums and glockenspiel, John DeWitt on bass, Eliot Pepper on bongos) celebrate jazz, Latin & world roots music

Milton Rogovin, Social Documentary Photographer, Dies at 101 – WNYC

Milton Rogovin, known for his striking black-and-white portraits documenting social inequity in New York City, died of natural causes on Tuesday. He was 101. Rogovin started his career as an optometrist in Buffalo, but at age 45, after his reputation was besmirched by the House Committee on Un-American Activities, he began shooting photos. via Milton […]

return of the sun by rogue beats (audio)

The song “return of the sun” is the first studio effort from Rogue Beats. Rogue Beats is Melissa Menake and Alan Semerdjian, two NYC educator/artists with a mutual love for great songs, ukuleles, and singing at the top of your lungs while cooking breakfast together.

Free Clinic with Grammy Award Winner Larry Mitchell 12/7/10

Grammy Award winning Producer/Guitarist Larry Mitchell will be hosting a very special FREE clinic at All Music Store, 397D South Oyster Bay Road, Plainview, NY 11803 on December 7th at 7:30pm. In addition to performing, Larry will be discussing his career as a solo artist and sideman, his 20+ year relationship with Ibanez guitars and […]

If an electron falls in a forest . . . .

IW: I remember being shocking by the cultural provincialism of a New York Times Magazine writer who decried Zen Koans as meaningless waste of time.  (It might have been the Ethicist who made this pronouncement).  A Zen Koan is described by Wikipedia as It consists of a story, dialogue, question, or statement, the meaning of […]

Z List 9/30/10

09/30 Thursday 7:30 Intimate Concert of Flamenco, Salsa & Argentine Tangos: Sol y Sombra Spanish Dance Company D’Ecclesiis Auditorium, O’Connor Hall St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue, NY Info: www.sjcny.edu/cfa or 631-687-1434 Preconcert Latin Artist reception at 6:30 http://www.solysombra.org/ 10/01 Friday 8:00pm PeaceSmiths First Coffeehouse of the Season! Premik Russell Tubbs Multi-instrumentalist, jazz flute, jazz sax, etc. […]

Are You a Spork? trailer

a short trailer for Kyo Maclear’s new children’s book, “Spork”, published by Kids Can Press. Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault.  Tweeted by Naomi Klein. IW: As a Polish-Rusisan-Alsation-Czech Jew, I can only say Spork long and prosper.

Today: PeaceSmiths Backyard Fundraiser 9/26/10 (via PeaceSmiths)

PeaceSmiths Backyard Fundraiser with The Satin Samba Band Sunday, September 26, 2010 2pm to 6pm at Daniel Levin’s home in Lindenhurst A multi-faceted event: Potluck (please, everyone bring something to share) Concert – Latin Jazz with The Satin Samba Band and Drum Circle – with Robert Langley $20 (more if possible, less if necessary) (And, […]

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