Sitemap - 2021 - The Honest Broker
30 Incorrect Predictions About Music and Culture for 2022
Why Does a Nobel Prize Winner Write a Sci-Fi Novel About Robots?
The Final Days of Bill Evans
The Underground Man at Age 50
The Best Online Articles of 2021
Interview with Paul Winter
How Paul Winter Created a Music Beyond Category
The 100 Best Recordings of 2021 (Part 2)
Music Today—And What Happens Next (Video)
The 100 Best Recordings of 2021 (Part 1 of 2)
Six Remarkable Facts About Nobel Laureate Czesław Miłosz
The Many Missed Opportunities of Bola Sete
The Best Recordings of 2021 (Part Two of My Honorable Mention List)
The Best Recordings of 2021 (Part One of My Honorable Mention List)
How to Find Time and Motivation for Writing (or Any Other Demanding Vocation)
How Music Created Silicon Valley
Twelve Recent Albums I’m Recommending (November 2021)
After 100 Years, Stanisław Lem Is Having His Moment
Having Fun with Bach Cantatas
Have Non-Musicians Taken Over Music Scholarship (and Should We Care)?
Should Kenny G Make a Record with a Software Reconstruction of Stan Getz?
My 50 Favorite Brazilian Recordings (Third and Final Installment)
The Most Repetitive Songs of All Time
The Tragedy of Eva Cassidy
Meta is for Losers
The Only Instrumental Record Ever Banned by US Radio
The Jazzy & Funky Sounds of Italian Film Music
The 10 Most Popular Posts on The Honest Broker
My 50 Favorite Brazilian Recordings (Part Two)
The Music Critic Who Tried to Disappear
12 Predictions for the Future of Music
The Jazz Origins of James Bond
My 50 Favorite Brazilian Recordings (Part 1 of 3)
The Most Expensive Music Career of All Time
A 1944 US Espionage Guide to Disrupting Organizations
Drone Attacks: The New Sound of Contemporary Music
10 Rules for Musicians (and Everybody Else) on How to Deal with Criticism
“My Way” or the Highway?
The Future of Big Cities—as Predicted in 'The Decline of the West' (1922)
Is the Three-Minute Song Bad for Music?
The Honky-Tonk Nun of Ethiopia
Special Bonus: A Look at the Expanded 2021 Edition of The Jazz Standards
If AT&T Had Managed the Phone Business like Google
Ten Recent Albums I’m Recommending
Why Do They Burn a Man at Burning Man?
How Songs Can Help You Beat the Stock Market (and Other Musical Aspirations)
The Tragic Final Days of Billie Holiday
Unpacking My Library
Did Music Create Human Rights?
The 100 Best Film Scores (Part 3)
How Jazz Was Declared Dead—Then Came Roaring Back to Life
Science Fiction Was My Mid-Life Crisis
Ten Observations on Lullabies
How James Joyce Almost Became a Famous Singer
The 100 Best Film Soundtracks: Part 2 (of 3)
When the Drummers Were Women
Did Groupies Originate in the Time of Haydn & Mozart?
The 100 Best Film Soundtracks: (Part 1 out of 3)
The Secret Music Technology of Raymond Scott
Can We Stop Talking About "Rebranding" Classical Music?
A Plan to Preserve Music for 1,000 Years
The Jazz Great Who Never Was
I Write a Parenting Advice Column (or How I Became Famous in My Neighborhood)
How Thomas Edison Changed Singing
My 21 Favorite New Albums of the Month
Notes on My Pandemic Reading
Each Music Genre Now Has an Official Color
The Worst Day in Jazz History
The Most Musical Man in the World Turns 85
Erroll Garner at Age 100
Would You Buy Shares in Your Favorite Musician?
How to Punish Your Neighbor with Music (Plus Other Annoyances & Amusements)
The Man Who Put Out Fires with Music
Why Are Investment Funds Obsessed with Old Songs?
My Favorite New Albums (May 2021)
A Selection of Curios, Links & Foghorns
How I Became the Honest Broker
How Did a Censored Writer from the 1970s Predict the Future with Such Uncanny Accuracy?
The Greatest Wasted Musical Talent of the Century
Does Music Enhance Athletic Performance?
Hot Links, Sausages, and Whether Napoleon Really Existed
When a Famous Literary Critic Unraveled Silicon Valley’s Most Sensational Murder Case
The Deadliest Song in History
The Enigma of Rickie Lee Jones
An Assortment of Links, Videos, Comments, Quotes, and Amusements
Here are the 20 New Albums I Recommended this Month (All Styles, All Genres)
An Interview (and Some Predictions)
The Origins of Country Music in the Neolithic Era
A thank you (and 15 links)
Are Pandemics Followed by Eras of Festivities and Cultural Broadening?
Coming Soon: Culture Notes of an Honest Broker