MI Spy

The King Of Queens

Aerial pan past Manhattan’s gleaming skyscrapers and skim past the East River to the shores of Queens NY: the essential and glorious melting pot of New York Cit...

I Want Your Sax

A few decades ago, a rock ‘n’ roll band called Ocean Blue appeared on the scene. (Or, more appropriately, it appeared on the airwaves of WLIR, Long Island NY’s ...

Golden Gate Guitar Shopping

San Francisco CA has a rich musical tradition, particularly when it comes to jazz and the blues. It was once known as the “Harlem of the West,” and the city onc...

MI Spy Rewind: Summer At The Shore

This summer, the venerable Stone Pony in Asbury Park NJ played host to a robust series of rock ‘n’ roll concerts. The Pixies, Willie Nelson, Blues Traveler and ...

MI Spy Is On The Case

I’d been enjoying an extended stay in N’awlins after my last assignment when The Chief called in with my next mission. His harsh bark and frenzied demeanor were...

MI Spy Revs Up

When I attended college, everyone remarked about how odd it was that a native Floridian would choose to attend school in the New York ’burbs. To this day, I sti...
MI Spy Old man

The Curious Case Of MI Spy

I was visiting one of my favorite cities, San Francisco CA, and enjoying an extended hiatus when the call came. I had been all set to get a shrimp sandwich and ...

MI Spy: The Big Apple To The Big Easy

New Orleans LA is one of the most spirited cities in the United States. One of the major reasons for that is its rich musical history. The city is the birthpl...