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SHARON JONES – IN MEMORIAM

Posted on Nov 21st, 2016 - By Brian Wise - 0 Comments

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES GIRL! A REMARKABLE STORY BECAME EVEN MORE INSPIRATIONAL. BY BRIAN WISE This article first appeared in January…

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Down To The River In Reverse

Posted on Nov 21st, 2015 - By Brian Wise - 0 Comments

BRIAN WISE MET AND INTERVIEWED ALLEN TOUSSAINT AT JAZZ FEST IN 2007! THIS IS A REPRINT OF THE ARTICLE HE WROTE AFTERWARDS. In a city full of music…

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THE SOUL OF NEW ORLEANS

Posted on Nov 11th, 2015 - By Brian Wise - 0 Comments

ALLEN TOUSSAINT IS ONE OF THE GIANTS OF MODERN MUSIC. By Brian Wise. This article originally appeared in Rhythms Magazine 2013. The history of…

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Bobby Keys – The Sax Man Cometh

Posted on Feb 28th, 2014 - By Brian Wise - 0 Comments

Bobby Keys will be playing with the Rolling Stones and also doing shows with his own band! By Brian Wise. Bobby Keys might be best known for his…

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Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013

Posted on Nov 10th, 2013 - By Brian Wise - 0 Comments

By Brian Wise. 'Suddenly a great evening became brilliant and a good festival became greater – and often brilliant.' ERIC CLAPTON’S CROSSROADS…

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Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013

Posted on Nov 10th, 2013 - By Brian Wise - 0 Comments

By Brian Wise. 'Suddenly a great evening became brilliant and a good festival became greater – and often brilliant.' ERIC CLAPTON’S CROSSROADS…

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Lou Reed – Live In Melbourne 2003

Posted on Oct 28th, 2013 - By Brian Wise - 0 Comments

Lou Reed - The Forum, Melbourne, September 9, 2003 It’s possible that Lou Reed might be an unfairly maligned character. Most people think of him…

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The Duke of Jazz

Posted on Aug 12th, 2013 - By Brian Wise - 0 Comments

By Brian Wise "He told me, ‘You don’t have to be heavy to be heavy.’ I said, Whoa! He’s laying some of that Zappa cosmic debris on…

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Tribute – J.J.Cale In 1996!

Posted on Jul 28th, 2013 - By Brian Wise - 1 Comment

By Brian Wise. JJ Cale passed away on Friday July 26 at the age of 74. He rarely toured or gave interviews but in July 1996 I was lucky enough to…

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MIFF Preview: The Music Films

Posted on Jul 26th, 2013 - By Brian Wise - 0 Comments

The Melbourne International Film Festival starts on Friday July 26 and runs until August 11. There are plenty of films to tempt music fans. You can…

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