Author Archives: mlampert

Ephemeral

After five years or so, we finally have a new album available. “Ephemeral” is a compilation of sorts; it contains material from the “Jacaranda” and “Blue Gardenia” sessions, along with a tune that predates “Jacaranda” (“Blues for Buddy Boy”, a … Continue reading

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Mingus, Mingus

I saw the group Mingus Dynasty last night with our webmaster. Not sure what to expect, my expectations were medium, wrong again, the band was sensational. Of course the charts are fantastic (as this is a band officially sanctioned by … Continue reading

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New Simplicity

I was watching Austin City Limits the other night and I happened to see the Black Keys. I was  not aware that they were a guitar/drum duo, a la The White Stripes.  Very nice concept, simplicity.  I was reminded of … Continue reading

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Back to the Blues

Another week, yet I always circle back to the blues.  My friend, the great Lucky Lloyd, has them too…

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Regarding Vincent Price

A couple of weeks ago, I got off of the 710 on a very crowded Friday afternoon. After considering my options (scream, cry), I recalled that the Vincent Price Art Museum had re-opened at East Los Angeles College in Monterey … Continue reading

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July 4th Weekend

Well-it’s been a long time coming, but summer has arrived. In keeping with the warm weather, here’s something appropriate:

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Greetings

Hello all! Welcome to our new Sojournings blog. You’ll find new music, art and commentary here from time to time, so stay tuned….

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