Bonny Billy

  • Led Kaapana, Kuumbwa Theater (currently Kuumbwa Jazz Center), Santa Cruz, CA, 1994. Photo: David Cornwell.

    Bonny Billy

    BONNY BILLY

    THE EDITORS of this publication asked me to compile a list. They asked that I not be too esoteric, and I will try. . . . However, as most people are coming to realize, we as individuals are finding greater connections to smaller things; things smaller in scope and more specific to our tangible and imagined communities. I find that the music that transports me often has a community of admirers bound together only by the love of that music. When I take a look at the dominant music news and discover that, essentially, Bruce Springsteen = Radiohead = Yeah Yeah Yeahs = Madonna = Arcade