By Mark Keresman
Jazz icon Duke Ellington had an expression for certain performers whose uniqueness and quality couldn't be easily summarized: Beyond category. One such musician in the post-Ellington, post-punk, and post-rock continuum is guitarist Sir Richard Bishop. First in the now-legendary Sun ... More >>
Although it's been more than five years since Steve Conrad pulled a regular air shift on local public radio station KJZZ, the 38-year-old disc jockey still gets many chances to share his love of jazz, blues, and soul songs on vinyl.
From time to time, Conrad says he helps out fellow KJZZ jock Blais ... More >>
The Coffee Buzz, a friendly neighborhood joint on Chandler Blvd. in Ahwatukee/Phoenix, definitely caters to the average Joe or Jane. In fact, everything about the place -- from the bland white walls to the standard breakfast sandwiches and ok coffee -- is perfectly average. Surprising, consider ... More >>