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Herb Alpert’s School of Music
Trumpeter’s alums include Waylon, Satchmo, and Karen Carpenter
"...but he also became a major force in the music industry itself. Now 80, he performs at the One..."

Sept. 24, 2015 Music Post by Greg Beets

Austin's House Music Scene Clings to the African-American Community That Birthed It
House music rose to prominence from Chicago’s black music community and hangs on here in its original form
"...This past November, the North Door hosted house music history. A more electronic and minimalist offshoot of the..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Backbeat to the Music
Pete Best at Threadgill's.
"...as the band ably shifted into “Rock & Roll Music.” The old hippies in the crowd were game enough..."

July 2, 2007 Music Post by Margaret Moser

The Music Man (1962)
Seventy-six trombones
"...paints the picture of that brass orgy in The Music Man, it's not just visible in your mind's eye;..."

May 17, 2013 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

Dangerous Music
"...(l-r): Laura Krause, John Brewington, Cisco Ryder, Aaron Blount,..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Music Feature by Kim Mellen

2005-06 Austin Music Awards
"...Austin Music Hall..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature by Greg Beets

SXSW Music Interview: Mastodon
Prog-metal giants go heavier yet
"...Heavy music, heavier subject matter, Emperor of Sand finds Mastodon trudging..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Sheet Music
"...The decades have not been kind to James Brown's 1962 breakthrough, Live at the Apollo. At 31 minutes, there's..."

May 28, 2004 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

ACL Music Fest Friday Listings
"...too many boom-to-bust cycles to count, but while classic musicality and clever songwriting have earned them an arm load..."

Oct. 12, 2012 Music Feature

Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix
"...in Room Full of Mirrors, Hendrix claimed homosexuality in 1962 as his ticket out of the Army's famed 101st..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Music Review by Robert Gabriel

Bettye LaVette
"...a 40-year tenure within the deepest recesses of the music industry. In 1962, at the age of 16, she..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Music Feature by Robert Gabriel

Music Critic's Poll 1998
"...Quintet 1965-'68 Best Soundtrack The Power and the Glory: Music and Voices of NFL Films He Got Game Bulworth..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Music Feature

Flatt & Scruggs
Gift guide
"...half-hour shows and concentrate on late 1961 and early 1962, a period when Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, and the..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Letters at 3AM
Even though 2002 was an exceptional year for American cinema, American art has never been more marginalized, ghettoized, and controlled, than it is today.
"...how far they've fallen, go back 40 years to 1962...."

Jan. 10, 2003 Column by Michael Ventura

Backbeat
"...of the Beatles, covering the years between 1960 and 1962 before Beatlemania seized the world. Centered primarily on their..."

May 6, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Experimental Films
"...mainstay of the avant-garde film scene. Conner was making music videos back before music videos were invented, as will..."

May 31, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Psycho Beach Party
This campy send-up of surf and slasher movies uses Gidget movies as its comic template.
"...knowing abandon. Set largely on a Malibu beach in 1962, Psycho Beach Party throws together a wannabe surfer girl..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

On Chesil Beach
Desire and desperation in Ian McEwan's pre-sexual revolution novella.
"...gossips with Iris Murdoch, who only listens to classical music...."

June 1, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Manchurian Candidate
Is it Gulf War syndrome or justified paranoia? The Manchurian Candidate thrills again.
"...blasts into its starting place on a shrapnel-storm of music. The sound is the first thing you notice about..."

July 30, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Thanks Barbara Lynn
Empress of Gulf Coast soul graces the North Door Saturday
"...Barbara Lynn’s debut single, 1962’s “You’ll Lose A Good Thing,” soared to the top..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

The Man
Bobby “Blue” Bland (1930-2013) made me one too
"...I always looked to when I wanted to hear music that touched the heart. Bland taught me what soul..."

June 28, 2013 Music Post by Bill Bentley

Insidious: Chapter 2
All the same gang's back for this follow-up to the hit spooker.
"...a good way. An early shot of Herk Harvey's 1962 Carnival of Souls telegraphs pretty much everything you need..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Variations on Carol of the Bells
Mermen, movies, and Whitney pulled me under for Christmas
"...Christmas music trends like any other. Mindblowing roadshow, Austin barn burning,..."

Dec. 24, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The Girls on the Bus
Girls groups, from the back of the bus to Rhino Records.
"...as I boarded the bus during third grade in 1962, down in the desolate suburbs of southeast Houston. We..."

Feb. 6, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Dueling Banjos
Is old-time music Austin's next big thing?
"...Center some Wednesday evening, you'll encounter a group of musicians sitting near a corner of the dance floor and..."

March 30, 2007 Music Feature by Mark Rubin

First Concert: Dianne Scott
The Continental Club’s guardian at the gate began her life in live music inauspiciously
"...When: Late December 1962..."

Sept. 21, 2018 Music Feature

Page Two: The Suburbs
Growing up with Phoebe Snow, whose presence and music transcended the ordinary
"...It's a music story – a story of the blues and jazz..."

May 6, 2011 Column by Louis Black

Off the Record
Touring Austin's new clubs and digging into Heavy Light Records
"...The incomparable poet of soul music, Smokey Robinson has been confirmed as the keynote speaker..."

Oct. 23, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Friday Picks
SXSW Music Fest preview guide
"...brings to mind the animated forays of Parliament's long-players. Musical ace Kerav Shimon dishes out saucers of live instrumentation,..."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature

Off the Record
Jesse Dayton walks with a Zombie, while T Bird & the Breaks spice things up for the annual Hot Sauce Festival
"...the hangers in it kept rattling." Named for the 1962 cult film, Captain Clegg stirs an original witches' brew..."

Aug. 28, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

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