Michael McDonald brings his classic songs and legendary vocals to the Soundstage studios in Chicago. Taped before a live audience, McDonald performs his classics, plus new material from his just-released project "Wide Open".
In this entertaining and empowering DVD, renowned raw vegan chef and healthy living coach Jason Wrobel shows you some of his favorite classic vegan and raw recipes for healthy living, weight loss, detoxification and boosting your energy. In just 75 minutes, you'll learn a variety of quick, delicious and easy-to-prepare vegan comfort foods to fit your budget and your busy lifestyle!
Our favorite songs are like one-night stands: passionate or sad, capable of recalling moments with Proustian power. Our favorite artists are lifelong companions: fixtures we turn to for comfort and highs. Over the last two decades, Jason Boland and the Stragglers have delivered and become both. With their new record, Hard Times Are Relative, Boland and the Stragglers stack the smart, road-ready outlaw country longtime fans have come to expect alongside creative risks that flirt with punk and psychedelic sounds. The 10-song collection is a rare blend of instantly gratifying and rewarding of closer listens – a definitively Stragglers accomplishment. ''It's an upbeat album – a lot of fast songs, but it doesn't try to be fast,'' Boland says with characteristic insight. ''It just sits in the pocket.''
Tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Matt Bauder is one of those young musicains who has an equal capacity to play in and out of the formal idiomatic conventions. When with Memorize the Sky he goes out, profiting from his studies with the innovative composers Anthony Braxton, Alvin Lucier and Ron Kuivila. Conversely, his band Day in Pictures (now reformed by replacing Angelica Sanchez for Kris Davis) operates completely in jazz domains, and does it very much according to the tradition. The truth is that the jazz tradition has defined a space for freedom right from the start, and Bauder is a master of combining that freedom with form.