The musical play “In The Heights” opened on Broadway in 2008 to critical and popular acclaim. The production was nominated for 13 Tony awards and won four: Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, and Best Orchestrations. The play has recently been made available for regional non-professional groups and the Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre opened.
Let’s get the weekend started with one of my all time favorite pianists, Keith Jarrett. His long career spans just about every musical genre and the list of player he has performed with would take up half this page. In this video, he plays the American jazz standard, “All The Things You Are.” But of.
Traditional. If there is one word that best describes McIntosh audio, that’s it. And I mean traditional in the very best sense of the word. Think Rolex watches, Hasselblad cameras, or Airstream trailers. Not old-fashioned and staid, but products that are infused with a sense of what’s good and valuable that transcends time and fashion..
I’m sure I don’t have to tell you how important the subwoofer is to home theater. A home theater that shakes and rocks the building is a whole lot more fun than one that just sits there and does nothing. But which one is best? Not which one is best for the money, but which.
Smartphones have completely changed how we look at mobile entertainment. In fact, one could argue that a smartphone is all you need for mobile entertainment. Put on a pair of headphones, stream your favorite music from Pandora or iTunes, and navigate your way home using an inexpensive and accurate navigation app. Of course, there are.
My brother called. “Hey, do you remember those outdoor speakers I bought a few years ago? They’re beginning to sound like crap. In fact, they snap, crackle, and pop like my breakfast cereal.” Very funny. “Ok, I’ll swing by and take a look at them.” When we originally installed his outdoor speakers, we mounted.
At last month’s Consumer Electronics Show, the buzz was all about 4K Ultra HD television. Every manufacturer displayed an amazing range of new models and the show visitors were duly impressed. What does this mean to us, the everyday consumer of home entertainment electronics? Simply put, 4K is here to stay. The technology is.
I confess. I don’t own this TV. In fact, I’ve never seen this TV in person. At a cool $150,000 dollars a pop, my guess is that I will never, ever, have this TV in my living room. Nonetheless, I find Samsung’s new 110-inch TV to be absolutely fascinating. It’s so over the top, so.
Thirteen years ago, I decided it was time to wire up my home with a whole-house music system. After all, I was an audio professional and it seemed like a cool way to enjoy my music throughout the home. So I did it. The system I chose was absolutely state-of-the-art and featured not only FM.
Let me start by saying that I have a bit of a soft spot for Marantz gear. My first hi-fi system (a gazillion years ago) was powered by a Marantz receiver – the 2250 if memory serves me correctly. I enjoyed its sound and beautiful craftsmanship for many years, until it was eventually replaced by.