Radio Broadcaster, Editor, Freelance Writer, Journalist, Fan
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I was doubtlessly conceived in jazz, raised in jazz, live it, love it and breathe it. I've broadcast it, merchandised it and write about it. Also in this life, I was blessed by mutually loving a poetic, devoted Jazz Man--and nothing could be better than that! "Square Biz" :)
I believe that Jazz is the soundtrack of the Universe and the favorite rhythms of the Master Improviser. I'm just following the downbeat while living my upbeat life. Truth. From Parker's Pen in 2010 - beyond...
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Kym Lawrence Monroe; I Googled Dwight Gassaway; sadly, I read her obit for him.
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Jaijai, what a wonderful mission you've undertaken to create such a place for artistic minds to meet and share their hearts. A place to renew faded determinations, and revive lessened momentums. A place to display our wares and reconfirm to one another that we actually are on the right track.
I commend you, Jaijai, for caring so much that you created this castle of the heart for all of us. I want to share my praise for all of the new friends as well as old friends that I've met and will meet here in our castle. Here we can garnish the where-with-all, the strength, the conviction, and the selflessness through our symbiosis, to share our gift to the world with an unbiased agenda.
My mentor, Daisaku Ikeda says of art: "A beautiful flower delights and refreshes the hearts of all people equally, no matter what soil it grows in. That is the power of beauty. The same is true of great art. It is this spirit that the German poet Heinrich Heine sang of when he wrote that once the peapod bursts open, the sugar peas inside are for everyone to enjoy."