Raymond Scott

Raymond Scott was an extremely interesting music composer, instrument inventor, sound technician and professional musician. Raymond, his birth name was Harry Warnow, was born in Brooklyn New York in 1908(died in 1994). Gifted from the start Raymond attended the Julliard School of Music in NYC, graduating in 1931. After College his brother Mark Warnow helped [...]

Circus Contraption

Circus Contraption is a band that is really hard to classify.  Forced to classify them I put them under Eastern European albeit not completely accurate but it’s as close as I can get to the jazz-gypsy-vaudeville- klezmer-circus-big band-cabaret style of music they play.  You see Circus Contraption is the real deal, a single ring circus [...]

R. Crumb and his Cheap Suit Serenaders

R. Crumb and his Cheap Suit Serenaders recorded a series of three albums in the 70′s but don’t let the date of release fool you.  If you listen to their music you’ll find absolutely no indication that it is from the seventies mainly because (for those that don’t know) the US was in the midst [...]