Reviewing Corey Cerovsek and Paavali Jumppanen.
Boston Globe, January 15, 2013.
Reviewing Randall Hodgkinson—and the premiere of Gunther Schuller's Piano Trio no. 3.
Boston Globe, January 16, 2013.
Sounds Heard: Ehnahre—Old Earth.
NewMusicBox, January 22, 2013.
Reviewing the Boston Chamber Music Society.
Boston Globe, January 22, 2013.
Reviewing Dinosaur Annex.
Boston Globe, January 29, 2013.
New Enlgand's Prospect: Object Oriented. Reviewing the Callithumpian Consort.
NewMusicBox, January 31, 2013.
Oh, and this happened, too.
I think that calls for a drink!
I never did make that Oxford Swig from the last post, but here's a new one. Warning: it is a seriously musty drink. Having spent far too much of my life in various librarial iterations of the name, I'm guessing that funk is now permanently in my blood, because I like that sort of flavor. Anyway—
Ever wonder why old books smell the way they do? Wonder no more.
Basement Stack2 oz. Ransom Old Tom gin
1 oz. rainwater Madeira
½ oz. lime juice
¼ oz. maple syrup
A few drops of vanilla extract
a couple healthy dashes of Fee Bros. plum bitters
Stir it up with ice and then strain into something that won't tip over onto your book.