Saturday, January 30, 2010

Movie Report: A Single Man

I went to see A Single Man yesterday evening with The Wife. She liked the nude scenes. They didn't do much for me. Who knew that Tom Ford, a fashion designer who saved the house of Gucci from bankruptcy, could make a movie this good? It will undoubtedly win some awards. I especially liked the Woody Allenesque ending. I gave it five stars.

Friday, January 29, 2010

JACK Report: A Critic Reviews Looney Tunes Performance

The review by the Montgomery, AL Advertiser's critic of the JACK performance last night is not entirely without criticism, but overall, he seemed to enjoy the performance.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

JACK Report: Montgomery, AL Is Promoting The Heck Out of Them

There are other things happening besides son, Chris, playing with the JACK Quartet, but right now exciting things are happening with the Quartet. They're in Montgomery, AL right now, getting ready for their appearances in several ClefWorks concerts. Here is an interesting promotional video put out today in Montgomery.

Here is the review in The Philadelphia Inquirer of a performance this past weekend that the lady in the video talked about.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

That "kickin' JACK Quartet"

Alex Ross, the New Yorker music critic has a nice shout out again today on his blog about "the kickin' JACK Quartet." They're in Sarasota, Florida this weekend and will be playing the Xenakis quartets in New York in early February.