Paul Moffett

Down On The Corner
By Paul Moffett

Dave Emery wrote that he recently won the grand prize at the Bean Blossom Blues Festival harmonica contest up in Brown County IN. The event was held on September 7.

Scott Scarboro says the Mellwood Art Center is considering building practice spaces for musicians, but the Director needs to know if there is truly a need forsuch a thing in the community. He is asking for some feedback from musicians willing to pay $50 a month for practice space before proceeding. If interested, give him a shout at scarboro@mellwoodartcenter.com.

David La Duke has the Oct/Nov. edition of Ball Buster Hard Music available online at http://ballbusterhardmusic.com/

Jazz fans should note that there will be a series of videos Jamey Aebersold's Rotary "Toast and Jam" plus an extended interview with Aebersold to be broadcast on Insight's public access channel 98 on the third Thursday of each month, beginning on November 16 at 2 and 8 p.m. and continuing through February 2007. The program is "Louisville Late Nite TV," hosted by Patrick Moore.

For those of you who have been around the Louisville music scene for a while, a note: there will be a tribute to the late Gordon Graham, 47, who died in September of lung cancer, at the Rudyard Kipling on November 22. Featured performers include danny flanigan, Joel Timothy, Woody Mauldin, French Corder, Serpent Wisdom and Langan Smith, among others. Proceeds will go to the St. John's Center, where Graham spend the last few years of his life.

Keep your eyes open for a new one-hour television show featuring Louisville singer/songwriters to air on Tuesdays on WYCS Channel 24 (138 Cable). The program, "Americana Louisville," will be taped on Thursdays at Gerstle's Place, beginning in mid-November. The program will feature two writers per episode, plus the house band Tingo. Danny Ridener will host.

CODAS

Coots, Burnie A., 52, died on October 14. He was a musician who played in the band Gold Brick.

Delory, Jolene D., 49, died in Louisville on September 29, 2006. She was a vocalist who recorded and performed with the Carpenters. She also sang with the pop group Menagerie. She was involved with the Louisville theater and music community,

Patton, James Edward, 72 died in Louisville on October 8, 2006. He was a self-employed musician.