José Gonzales reveals

UCSB Arts & Lectures - José Gonzales & Rob Moose seminar 3/10/16 Music Dept. Kerr Studio

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Swedish singer-songwriter phenom José Gonzales talked about his songwriting method, how it takes him as long as a year to complete a song, and the lyrics come last. The music and the melody percolate for a long time before he adds words. Part of a fascinating seminar with UCSB Music…

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Back in the day…

Tom Lackner, Barry Burnell, David Bazemore and Roger Goodspeed - 1966

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June 1966. Battle of the bands in the parking lot at Bennett Music Co. on E. Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara. Noted drummer Tom Lackner (currently in Jeff Bridges’ band) out front with L to R Barry Burnell, David Bazemore and Roger Goodspeed. Plus an unknown master of the uke going all…

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Red hot!

Kristin Lee, Camerata Pacifica 3/4/16 Hahn Hall

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Last Friday nite Camerata Pacifica’s Kristin Lee was cooking with hot chilis. Molly Morkoski and Richard Yongjae O’Neill mad some pretty nice noises too!

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Jordi Savall & Frank McGuire

Jordi Savall and his 7 string bass viol.

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CAMA Santa Barbara presented an evening of Irish music. First time I’ve seen a viol and bodhrán together. Jordi Savall gave a quiet but intensely masterful performance, ably assisted by Frank McGuire.

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