Leon Redbone flies high with new album ‘Flying By’

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Jim Bessman Manhattan Local Music Examiner April 1, 2014 Asked why it’s been such a long time between the release of his last album Any Time and the new Flying By, Leon Redbone smiles and answers, in trademark laconic manner, “Things take time.” “I get distracted,” he adds, considering his activities since Any Time’s 2001 […]

Jesse Winchester was my friend

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Jesse Winchester was my friend. I last saw him in November and was happy to see his warm, friendly smile (the kind that would melt the Berlin Wall). But my heart was inexplicably heavy as we parted company. And now it’s time to express my deep sadness for his family. He dearly loved his wife […]