Musikwissenschaft – Vol. 2

An appreciation of some of the finest performances in musical history.   In the second edition of this feature we bring you a version of Bob Dylan’s All Along The Watchtower that is like no other.  The original recording featured on Dylan’s John Wesley Harding album in 1967 but The Jimi Hendrix Experience made the … Continue reading

Musikwissenschaft – Vol. 1

An appreciation of some of the finest performances in musical history.   In this first volume we take a look back at Billy Stewart’s breathtaking rendition of George Gershwin’s Summertime.  The piece, originally a gentle, dreamy lullaby, was composed in 1935 for the American folk opera Porgy And Bess.  It soon became a popular jazz standard and has been … Continue reading

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