Epitome of Elegance: The beautifully renovated Milwaukee County Historical
Society was a perfect setting for Ten Chimneys’ 10th anniversary gala. Lynn
Fontanne, Alfred Lunt and Joe Garton—the latter credited with saving
memoir The Soundtrack of My Life
(Simon & Schuster) is a hefty 586 pages of thoughtful, analytical
content—an unexpected pleasure from one of the most powerful and influential
music executives in history
The great thing about jazz, one of America’s distinct contributions to
the world’s culture, is that it’s always changing—not just year to year, but
also performance to performance. At least that’s the line from some...
“Get It While You Can,” the closing track on Pearl, proved strangely prophetic. Janis Joplin would die shortly after completing the 1970 session, cutting short her rapid development as an artist. Pearl was her greatest achievement, and the second...