Posts Tagged ‘Leon Redbone’

LIVE: Leon Redbone @ The Egg, 5/31/12

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
Leon Redbone

Leon Redbone

Review by Charlie Weintraub
Photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk

If you believe in “fate,” then you can begin to explain Leon Redbone. The Universe decided it needed somebody to keep alive music from the early years of the 20th century, and thus was born Mr. Redbone’s successful career. When people hear the name, a lot of them don’t recognize it or can’t place it; but when they hear the voice they inevitably say, “Oh, yeah … I know him.” Such is the mysterious existence of Leon Redbone.

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Leon Redbone, What Do You Listen to When You Clean the House?

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
Leon Redbone

Leon Redbone

“I’m not much for background music. When I listen to music, I listen to music. I actually live more in silence than anything else.”

Leon Redbone brings his songbag full of classic jazz tunes, flapper-era radio ditties, Depression-spawned ragtime and World War II folk-jazz to The Egg in Albany at 7:30pm on Thursday (May 31). Bo Jest, the Kosmic Konjurer, opens the show. Tix are $28.

Leon Redbone, What Was the First Album You Ever Bought?

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Leon Redbone

Leon Redbone

“No, they didn’t even have albums when I was around – 6,000 years ago they didn’t have things like that.

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