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Long Chain On by David Garver more
Johnny Blueheart's debut EP starts out with a traveling song - a fitting choice for a musician whose life has been redefined in many ways by a catalyzing journey. Blueheart comes from the suburbs of New York City and grew up working on his family's Willow Ridge Farm, a 32-acre farm in the Hudson Valley. Blueheart when on to work as a cinematographer and singer before he pushed the pause button on his life's trajectory and took a trip out West to camp, wander and reflect. more
Robert Parsons formed the Swing Dusters as a dance band specializing in Western swing classics and standards from the American songbook. This January the Swing Dusters held a CD release party for their first album, "That's Your Red Wagon." One of the songs from that CD has been nominated for New Mexico Music Awards Best Cover Song. more
Taos in summer is a living pageant of near weekly concerts and events, centered around Kit Carson Park. This summer, of course, will be different. Town Manager Rick Bellis said, "Nothing is happening till at least Labor Day." more
"One day I was rehearsing, sewing, set designing and building, and the next day my calendar was blank." These are the words of Kristen Woolf, director, actor, set designer, trained opera singer and performer. When recognition of the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic hit, she was mid-sentence directing Edward Albee's "Seascape" for Taos Onstage. "I had a wonderful cast and we were a few weeks into rehearsal, planning to open mid-April 2020. I was also doing the sets and the costumes." more
Hard times call for creative thinking. Hats off to both Seco Live and Taos Mesa Brewing for meeting the challenge, in support of local music.Seco Live has teamed up with Roots & Wires Presents, … more
Americana singer-songwriter Max Gomez spoke to Tempo recently from his home in Los Angeles about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected his life and plans. Originally from Taos, Gomez splits his time between the City of Angels and his hometown when he isn't out on the road. Gomez has been billed opposite musicians such as Shawn Mullins, James McMurtry, Buddy Miller, Jim Lauderdale, Patty Griffin and John Hiatt. more
By now, the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic has sunk in. We are in this for the long haul. This article is devoted to highlighting some of the resources that are available to musicians who have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus crisis. more
Join Americana singer-songwriter Max Gomez this coming Saturday (April 25) and Monday (April 27) as he broadcasts two special online concerts from his home to yours. Gomez grew up in Taos, but is now based in Los Angeles. He tours nationally and has been billed opposite musicians such as Shawn Mullins, James McMurtry, Buddy Miller, Jim Lauderdale, Patty Griffin and John Hiatt. more
Written and performed by David Garver. Recorded mixed and mastered by Greg Thum in Taos New Mexico. First single and video from the EP ILLINOIS. Go to davidmgarver.com for more info and music. more
Earth Day Live has released the lineup for its three-day live streaming event online. Political and cultural leaders from all over will participate in the event, which is being hosted from April 22-24 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. more
Cynthia Freeman-Valerio, who had to postpone her much-loved Night of 1,000 Stars event due to COVID-19, shared this wonderful free online event with Tempo – a musical special to support front-line health care workers and the World Health Organization. more
The Taos School of Music first opened its doors to young chamber musicians in 1963. Throughout its long history, the school has never had to cancel its world-renowned summer program, held in the beautiful Taos Ski Valley. more
An entry from multi-instrumentalist Miles Bonny and vocalist Shhor. more
John Lennon wisely once said, "Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans." He knew change to be a fundamental fixture of nature. Nature not only changes, but through change nature is able to evolve and thrive. more
A great song provides us with a "flux capacitor" for time travel. With a few notes, we are transported out of this chaos to a better place and time -- a time in the past when we were happy and secure, or even a time in the unknown, idealized future. It can relax us, unite us, inspire us and bring us, literally, into harmony. How can it work so magically? more
While most of us are getting used to social distancing and staying at home in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, Joanne Forman said she hasn't noticed much of a change in her daily life. The Taos composer is used to spending most of her time at home, and she is keeping to her regular routine. more
All humans are creators. It's not something we just do on Saturdays, or when we graduate from art school or retire from the 9-to-5 grind. Every human being, indeed, all life itself, is one big bang of nonstop, emerging, engaging, intensifying and expressive creativity. more
Like musicians everywhere, those in Taos find themselves suddenly unemployed and at home. Here's what they're doing with themselves: more
It's a different world than last week, and by the time you read these words, more will have changed as we take active steps to ward off the common threat of a microscopic virus, and the isolation that comes with it. more
Nancy Laupheimer, Director of the Taos Chamber Music Group, offers the community this video as a bit of relief in these times: more
For five years, musicologist Claire Detels has presented a Great Women Composers concert here in Taos in celebration of March as Women's History Month. This year's sixth concert, under the auspices of Taos Soundscapes, was planned for Saturday (March 21), but has been canceled in light of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus. It is the first time Taos Soundscapes has ever canceled a concert. more
'Music is the balm that we can turn to when the world seems to be spinning out of control: offering solace, inspiration and even exultation," said Taos Chamber Music Group director and flutist Nancy Laupheimer, in introducing the next program of TCMG's 2019-20's season. more
It’s not every day that jazz drummers form a drummers’ ensemble to spotlight one another’s abilities. But that is exactly what legendary drummer Albert “Tootie” Heath has designed. more
The sounds of traditional New Mexican string music and rich folk tunes filled Taos Community Auditorium on Saturday (Feb. 29) as community members enjoyed the Living Room Concert featuring Lone Piñon. Taos Center for the Arts launched the Living Room Concerts on Feb. 6 in hopes of highlighting emerging singer-songwriters. more
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