I can count in one breath the number of new musicians I've come to include in my listening repertoire since the late 1990s. According to research, I'm not alone in losing my penchant for new-music discovery at around that age. Recently I went on a quest to rediscover the joy of music.
The e-mail notification popped up in the lower corner of my screen: “Rock Royal Prince Dead at 57.” Oh no. Not another one. This comes in a year when we have already lost more talented musicians than I can count on two hands. Some better known than others; some too soon (though is it ever... Continue Reading →