ECM Records: Guitarist Mick Goodrick has died, aged 77. Long regarded as a musician’s musician, widely admired for the subtlety of his playing, Goodrick devoted much of his life to teaching, helping […]
RIP MICK GOODRICK
By Pat Metheny I met Mick in the summer of 1973. Along with Gary Burton, we were both on the teaching staff at a summer jazz camp in Normal, IL. Mick and […]
Music in Nazi Germany – The maestro and the cellist of Auschwitz
Why was classical music so important to Hitler and Goebbels? The stories of Jewish cellist Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, who survived Auschwitz, and of star conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler, who worked with the Nazis, provide […]
I AM COMING TO GERMANY!
By Roger Waters Dear German fans, I’ve heard there is a rumor going round that I may not be coming to Germany on my European tour, because of opposition from the Israeli […]