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Top 60 Albums of 2018

2018 was another great year for music in Atlantic Canada.  Over 90% of the music I listen to come from East Coast artists, so every year I do a year-end “Top East Coast Albums” of the year countdown.  No commentary.  Just albums I enjoy on a regular basis. A few caveats before you disagree with … Continue reading

Start the Holiday Season with “Tales of A Charlie Brown Christmas” & “Swing Into The Holidays”

  The Halifax Jazz Festival is back with perennial family favorite, “Tales of a Charlie Brown Christmas,” featuring Jerry Granelli on the afternoon of December 10th.  And this year, they have added a new show “Swing Into The Holidays,” for the evening entertainment.  Both shows are all ages and part of the Jazz Festival‘s 15th annual fundraiser for music education.    The shows take place December 10, … Continue reading

CD Review: Rachel Cousins – This Fire

  Every once in a while, you hear an artist and you know they are going places.  You know that there are big things ahead if they decide to continue on their current path.  Newfoundland teenager Rachel Cousins is one of those artists.   Following the release of her debut single “July” (which landed at … Continue reading

Top 50 Albums of 2016

There were many good albums releaed in 2016 from East Coast artists and some really great albums.  Here are my Top 50 albums of 2016.   A few caveats before you disagree with my choices too vigorously. All of the albums had to be released in 2016.   The albums had to contain at least 5 … Continue reading