Robert Baird

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Robert Baird Posted: Nov 04, 2016 9 comments
That scraping noise you hear is coming from the bottom of the barrel.
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Robert Baird Posted: Oct 21, 2016 2 comments
If there ever was a sure-enough soul man, it was the Big O.
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Robert Baird Posted: Oct 14, 2016 0 comments
Electronics is electronics, love them or hate them, your choice.
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Robert Baird Posted: Oct 14, 2016 1 comments
Or perhaps a duo effort by Chilton and storied Memphis producer Jim Dickinson?
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Robert Baird Posted: Oct 02, 2016 9 comments
To my ears, the masterpieces of the solo careers are obvious.
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Robert Baird Posted: Sep 22, 2016 2 comments
The problem for true believers is that there’s never been a proper Beatles live album.
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Robert Baird Posted: Sep 18, 2016 3 comments
And as the Beatles later mused, he’d done it alone.
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Robert Baird Posted: Sep 09, 2016 0 comments
A new CD/MP3 by Los Angeles-based Omnivore Records, a reissue label that’s growing more interesting with each release,
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Robert Baird Posted: Aug 29, 2016 4 comments
Art Blakey’s A Night At Birdland, Vol. 1 remains a landmark of both bebop and the earliest live recordings of jazz in a club setting.
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Robert Baird Posted: Aug 20, 2016 1 comments
Eric "Roscoe" Ambel has even owned a much beloved but now sadly shuttered bar in the East Village called Lakeside Lounge, from which he salvaged the name for his record label.
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Robert Baird Posted: Aug 19, 2016 1 comments
The entire seven-track session slides into a groove after a few songs and stays comfortably there.
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Robert Baird Posted: Aug 13, 2016 2 comments
The vinyl LP shopping in Amsterdam is as good as anywhere I’ve ever been outside Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
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Robert Baird Posted: Aug 12, 2016 0 comments
This is easily the best thing any of the three have done in many years.
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Robert Baird Posted: Jul 16, 2016 3 comments
In New York City or more specially Corona, Queens, July is the month when thoughts turn to the legacy of one Louis Armstrong. Last weekend, I made the pilgrimage with my patient wife to the Pops home in Corona, to view what is now the Louis Armstrong House Museum.
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Robert Baird Posted: Jul 14, 2016 3 comments
Vosgien's new masters have a fuller, rounder sound, many of the bright edges have been softened.

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