Category Archives: Music

Bing Crosby and Marketing Environmental Forces

All final grading is done and I took an evening to watch an informative documentary on PBS, “Bing Crosby Rediscovered.” It was a detailed, unvarnished and ultimately celebratory look at the man hailed as “the most popular and influential multimedia … Continue reading

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Jack Bruce, 1943-2014

Jack Bruce, legendary bassist, composer and vocalist, passed away on October 25. Attaining superstar status in the mid 1960s as a member of the group Cream, Mr. Bruce inspired generations of bass players, including yours truly. I feature him among … Continue reading

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Michael Thurber: Story of the Bass

I am sharing an incredible video, “Story of the Bass,” presented by Michael Thurber of cdza, a group that creates musical video experiments. Enjoy this performance/history lesson about the world’s greatest instrument (so says The Funky Adjunct.)

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