Ever wonder if popular music is better today than it was, say, 40 years ago? Frankly, it isn't. Even with Gangnam style, it's hard to imagine this year producing so many recordings as important as the best of 1972.
Off Broadway was a full house Friday night for Higher Ground: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder and Benefit for 88.1 KDHX.
Smiles were the only permanent fixtures onstage as dozens of musicians paid homage to one of the most beloved songwriters of all time during Higher Ground: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder and Benefit for 88.1 KDHX.
Teddy Presberg's Resistance Organ Trio is the kind of band that can deliver a smooth, jazzy version of Amy Winehouse's "You Know I'm No Good" followed by a rocked-out Led Zeppelin set. And this Friday night they'll be tackling Stevie Wonder for Higher Ground: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder and Benefit for 88.1 KDHX.
"First of all," said Paul Simon the night he was handed the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1976, "I'd like to thank Stevie Wonder for not releasing an album this year."