Tag Archive: Ted Gioia

The History of Jazz, second edition by Ted Gioia

I decided to kick off the new year (and new decade, I guess!) by reading a new genre of music writing. I am a seasoned jazz listener, since I first started, freshman year… Continue reading

A Radio Tale, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Tell Myself I Can Control The Algorithm

I’ve done a lot of dancing with The Devil. And by The Devil I mean big media. As a former Sirius XM employee (@ me for stories!!!) I know how the sausage gets… Continue reading

I’m Really Into Jazz Now

A few years ago I read Ted Gioia’s The History of Jazz, Second Edition (2011) and made a playlist including every artist mentioned. It is my magnum opus and why I won’t leave… Continue reading