The F Word: An online column for Frank De Blase to pontificate, ruminate, placate, and salivate. We’ll have reviews and previews, we’ll discuss trends in local and national music scenes, and we’ll try to do it as reverently as possible.
Dick Joseph isn’t quite sure. Maybe it was in the days just before he was born, or the days immediately after. But the family was making room for the new arrival. “My mom took all my dad’s records, and took
Yes, Marc Iacona admits, with the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival a mere three weeks away, there is an element of “craziness” in the air. The organizers’ response: Let’s party. The jazz fest, which opens its 17th season on June