Robby Krieger Band Celebrates 50 Years of The Doors Music

Robby Krieger Band Celebrates 50 Years of The Doors Music

The Doors are considered one of the greatest American rock-n-roll bands of all time, and their guitarist, Robby Krieger, celebrates 50 years of their great music.  Robert Alan Krieger, born January 8, 1946, in Los Angeles, California is a professional musical performer and is the guitarist from the Doors.  He is now celebrating 50 years of

LA LA LAND: A Review

LA LA LAND: A Review

Following up his extraordinary directorial debut, Damien Chazelle has once again delivered another jazz-heavy masterpiece. La La Land is a film that speaks about dreams and love in a way that very few seem to get right in the 21st century. While musicals are by no means my favorite, La La Land was the exception because

A Short Biography on Louis Armstrong (His Youth)

A Short Biography on Louis Armstrong (His Youth)

Jazz is one of the few music forms that is alive and when performed, transcends what we call “music.” And no one was better than one of its most notable figures: Louis Armstrong.  Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901, into a poor family in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was the grandson of slaves,

Holiday Traditions in the South

Holiday Traditions in the South

The south is riddled with traditions, and the holidays are no exception. There’s nothing like spending the holidays in the South, where the roots of the holiday spirit run deep. The American South was making the holidays merry long before it became the standard in other areas of the country. Alabama was the very first

The Grammys 2017: What You Need to Know

The Grammys 2017: What You Need to Know

The Grammys celebrate the best in music, do you know what you need to know for the Grammys 2017? When one speaks about the Grammys the first questions everyone asks are, “Who was nominated, for what, and why did they win?” But when it comes to the process of choosing the best artists, singles, and

Cajun Green Bean Stir-Fry

Cajun Green Bean Stir-Fry

Keep the blues in your holiday menu by making this delicious Cajun Green Bean Stir Fry for your family and friends. Engrained in blues are traditions that can be traced back decades, and within those traditions are old ways of cooking that have been passed down from generation to generation over those same years. Traditions

Blues Music for the Holiday Season

Blues Music for the Holiday Season

The holiday season makes everyone feel a sense of nostalgia: watching classic Christmas movies, and listening to music–in some cases, over a century old. The holidays are something that most people look forward to. The precious family time, the tightly wrapped presents, the ugly sweaters, and great music. The holidays usually mean holiday tunes, which

Blues: Folk Traditions

Blues: Folk Traditions

The folklore of African American blues is something that stretches back centuries to when the Europeans kidnapped and enslaved Africans. When slavery took Africans from their native lands, they were separated from the rich musical and oral traditions native to each country and region. As they were enslaved, Africans found they had two places where

The History of the Steel Guitar

The History of the Steel Guitar

The story of the steel guitar dates back to the late 19th century in the Pacific islands of Hawaii. Hawaiians developed a style of playing regular guitar with a metal bar instead of placing their fingers on the frets. Players held the bar in their left hand to change the pitch of the guitar by

Learn the Meaning Behind These Traditional Southern Sayings

Learn the Meaning Behind These Traditional Southern Sayings

Check out these Southern sayings! The Southern United States has a unique culture. With every culture comes set traditions passed down from one generation to the next. Language is especially important when it comes to tradition and culture. When it comes to the South, tradition is no different. These Southern sayings have withstood the test