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Is There a Future for Pop Music?

By Dave Austin, “Music Professor” I was driving back to home base earlier this week and had one of the satellite channels on the car stereo, and as I cruised down the interstate, I focused […]

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Founding Father of Funk: Roger Troutman

By Dave Austin, “Music Professor” It seems of late that I’m spending a lot of time digging through boxes of forgotten stuff which I’ve accumulated over the years.  I’ve previously mentioned that I recently moved […]

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Music Giants You've Never Heard Of

By Dave Austin, “Music Professor” I had a rather lengthy meeting last evening with a bride and groom, and among the numerous topics discussed, were song selections for their ceremony and reception.  The couple want […]

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Playing Smooth Jazz at Events

By Dave Austin, “Music Professor” You, too, may have attended an event at which the background music just wasn’t quite appropriate and intruded on that time when guests were enjoying their cocktail, socializing, or having […]