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1997 Stories by Rafer Guzman

Archives: 1998 | 1997
  • Charles in Charge

    published December 25, 1997

    There comes a point in every rock fan's listening career when he or she feels obligated to "try" jazz. It's tricky musical territory for the... More >>

  • Mellow Fellows

    published December 18, 1997

    In the radio business, it's known as the New Adult Contemporary format, or NAC, though more descriptive terms might be "smooth jazz," "New Age,"... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published December 18, 1997

    Kacy Crowley Anchorless (Atlantic) This talented singer-songwriter was born in Connecticut and grew up listening to the... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published December 11, 1997

    Roni Size and Reprazent Newforms (Mercury) Mainstream America got its first real taste of electronica from Prodigy, the British... More >>

  • Sneak Attack

    published December 11, 1997

    The Sneaker Pimps are most easily identified with their slow-grooving single "6 Underground," a moody little pastiche of trip-hop beats, chilly... More >>

  • Space Odysseys

    published December 4, 1997

    According to Walter Andrus, Jr., who helped found the Mutual Unidentified Flying Object Network (MUFON) in 1969, there's simply no way to count... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published December 4, 1997

    Edwyn Collins I'm Not Following You (Epic) As long as we're being forced to relive the Seventies, why not let Edwyn Collins... More >>

  • Blind Ambition

    published December 4, 1997

    Just a couple of years ago, Stephan Jenkins was living the low-rent lifestyle in San Francisco, cutting lumber on his dad's land in the nearby... More >>

  • Black and White in Focus

    published November 27, 1997

    In "The Jazz Photographs of Milt Hinton" there is a picture of Billie Holiday, reunited with the great Count Basie, rehearsing in a New York City... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published November 27, 1997

    Chumbawamba Tubthumper (Republic/Universal) Chumbawamba must be as surprised as anyone that they've scored a Top 10 single with... More >>

  • Looks Like He Made It

    published November 27, 1997

    Over the course of this weekend, South Floridians will spend three warm evenings with Barry Manilow -- the man, the legend. But not the... More >>

  • For Jaco Pastorius Bass Was the Place

    published November 20, 1997

    This weekend's Hollywood Jazz Festival is dedicated to the late Jaco Pastorius, the undisputed master of the electric bass guitar. Pastorius... More >>

  • Factory Sealed

    published November 20, 1997

    The most fascinating thing about Andy Warhol wasn't his platinum blond hair, his gaunt face, or his creepy entourage of attention-starved... More >>

  • Something You Should Know

    published November 20, 1997

    The name Duran Duran once conjured up the most glamorous of all possible worlds. Simon Le Bon singing "Rio" while swinging off the mast of a... More >>

Archives: 1998 | 1997
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