Nanette Gonzales[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.]
Q: What's cooler than being cool?
A: George Duke.
All apologies to Andre 3000, Antarctica and Wilt the Stilt circa 1971. But jazz ... More >>
John Lennon's favorite musicianI wrote this column for this week's print edition of the LA Weekly about this weekend's very special, star-studded concert celebrating Yoko Ono and the Plastic Ono Band:
Listening to Yoko
Do it, without prejudice
Circa 1970, John Lennon was savagely mocked whe ... More >>
The 2010 Ojai Music Festival (June 10-13) spotlights the music and legacy of Frank Zappa, with panel discussions and performances of his music. The Friday-night concert on June 11 pairs Zappa pieces from the albums Greggery Peccary & Other Persuasions and The Yellow Shark with Density and Oct ... More >>