A Bach family birthday

A Bach family birthday

The Bach family has been so important to the history of music that, for a time, any musical family in Europe earned that surname, not by pedigree but by prestige. I learned that Saturday afternoon from Carol Leybourn, matriarch of a family that, by any standard except birth, easily could be called Bachs. As she [...]

Carpe Musicorum!

Carpe Musicorum!

Singer/songwriter Rob Anthony posted this thought yesterday: "Most of us go to our grave with our music still inside us." Perhaps because I've been driving around with a temporarily disabled sound system, this comment hit me hard. I miss music in my car and I crave it in my life. I appreciate all the brave [...]