Author Archives: Brick Wahl

About Brick Wahl

Just another writer. There are zillions of writers.

Attention Rutles Fans: Check Out The Mark Z Stevens Trio Tonight

John Altman plays with the Mark Z Stevens Trio tonite, Saturday Feb 2, at the Desert Rose in Los Felz, corner of Prospect and Hillhurst. Music is 8 to midnite. There’s no cover. That’s the bare facts. Everything below is … Continue reading

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About Lester Bangs

Astral Weeks, insofar as it can be pinned down, is a record about people stunned by life, completely overwhelmed, stalled in their skins, their ages and selves, paralyzed by the enormity of what in one moment of vision they can … Continue reading

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Just saw an L.A. Times article “Elvis Presley, Who Died 34 Years Ago Today, Spurs Fresh Tears”. I didn’t read it, but the headline brought back memories of that day. Powerful memories. I was working at a place in Fullerton, … Continue reading

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The Beat Recommends: Pete Escovedo at Hollywood and Highland

Pete Escovedo has his Orchestra at Hollywood & Highland tonite. Great stuff. Music is 7-9 pm, it’s free, parking is $3 with validation (buy a candy bar for a buck) and either buy the wine there or even better sneak … Continue reading

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Nobody Can Smoke Dope Like a Jazz Musician

Allow me a self centered moment here…I never imagined I’d be writing about jazz, even just a blurb or pick here and there, so this was all quite an experience for me. Turning your solos, your rhythm section subtleties, your … Continue reading

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