Dave norman

October 19, 2011

Jazz Roundup

Writing about music is tough enough (you know, like dancing about architecture), but writing about jazz is downright masochistic. First, hardly anybody likes it, and of […]
November 15, 2011

Dave’s Picks: Smooth, Rough and Beautiful

Fall means new rollouts for most pop culture, and the rush of music continues despite industry woes. Picks of the litter follow. MAYER HAWTHORNE, born Andrew […]
February 16, 2012

Dave’s Picks

HITTING ITS STRIDE The trickle of new releases at the year’s start has turned into a full roaring river and makes one wish for more hours […]
April 3, 2012

Dave’s Picks: Artists and Their Crafts

It’s a very true cliché that lots of musicians are attracted to their calling in answer to their primal urges. But besides the first biological imperative […]