Free Music #5 – The Middle

We've eaten our roast meat and sugar cakes, sent fire into the air, sung anthems, covered hearts, and convened a national toast. Hopefully somewhere in all this we considered the ideas and sacrifice that fuel the American experiment. So on this "back to work" Monday, I share my tribute to one of America's greatest yet most endangered innovations…

Nicaragua International Jazz Festival

JUST ANNOUNCED: The U.S. Department of State, Embassy in Nicaragua will host Rulon Brown at the Nicaragua International Jazz Festival, February 20 - 23, 2013. Rulon's band features three of Seattle's brightest talents including the celebrated interdisciplinary artist Paul Rucker (cello, electric bass), experimental improviser and composer Bill Horist (electric guitar), and Rulon's long-time rhythm collaborator Jeff Busch (world…