In a small town like Santa Fe, we sometimes have to stray outside of
county lines to check out a good venue. So it was that I found myself
driving out to Taos on a recent Sunday just as the sun was beginning to
Some might argue that it all began with Richard Wagner. Although the famous 19th century German composer died 50 years before Hitler co-opted his masterpieces into the anthemic music of the Third Reich, Wagner helped pave the way for Hitler’s discriminatory suppression of major works of art.
Going to a jazz show these days feels a lot like going to a classical
concert: the audience sits politely, applauds when (they think it’s)
appropriate and leaves with the self-satisfied feel of having been