Solving a Mystery in a New Orleans Record Store

As you know, I love music. That’s why it is always a treat when I find a real record store. While in New Orleans, I happened to stumble upon Peaches Records. When I walked in, I felt like I had died and gone to music heaven. The store stocked not only CDs, but also vinyl…

Sunday Grooves – 03/27/11

I’m constantly listening to music for inspiration and enjoyment. Each Sunday, I will share 10 songs that have influenced me during the week. 1.   Something Beautiful by Trombone Shorty featuring Lenny Kravitz 2.  Nobody’s Baby by Sharon and the Dap Kings 3.  Deep Blue Sea by John Lee Hooker 4.  True Love Will Find…

Sunday Grooves – 03/20/11

I’m constantly listening to music for inspiration and enjoyment. Each Sunday, I will share 10 songs that have influenced me during the week. 1. Tighten Up – The Black Keys 2. Whipping Post – The Allman Brothers 3. Cold Shot – Stevie Ray Vaughn 4. Immigrant Song – Led Zeppelin 5. I’d Rather Be With…

Live Music: Ezra Charles Band at AIDS Walk Houston

I have participated in AIDS Walk Houston for the past four years. It is a 5K walk that raises funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS research. At the end of the walk, participants are treated to some great entertainment. One of the crowd favorites is the Ezra Charles Band. Their brand of energetic Texas blues always…

Desert Island List: Ricardo Sweatt Rodriguez, Guitarist

1. Koln Concert, Keith Jarrett – Keith was comatose after driving more than 24 hours to make this gig. It’s 100% improv and shows tremendous musical virtuosity and integrity. 2. Midnight on the Water, Mark O’Connor – Mark shows excellent mastery of the guitar and violin. Impressive. 3. Soundtrack: The Good, the Bad and the…