Sunday, June 23, 2019
Top Five Performances
1. Rickie Lee Jones- Crossroads KC
2. X- Knuckleheads
(My Instagram clip.)
3. Snarky Puppy- Muriel Kauffman Theatre
4. Trombone Shorty- Crossroads KC
5. The Greeting Committee- Boulevardia
Top Five Albums
1. Santana- Africa Speaks
A shockingly wonderful surprise.
2. Prince- Originals
3. David Sánchez- Carib
4. Bill Callahan- Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
My kind of weirdo.
5. Bruce Springsteen- Western Stars
Drive fast, fall hard.
Top Five Songs
1. Kate Tempest- “Hold Your Own”
2. Freddie Gibbs, Madlib and Anderson Paak- “Giannis”
3. Black Pumas- “Stay Gold”
4. Billy F. Gibbons- “Hot Rod”
That guitar, though.
5. Nérija- “Riverfest”
I conducted the same exercise in May, April, March, February and January.
(Original image of members of Trombone Shorty’s Orleans Avenue by There Stands the Glass.)