Thanks for showing the love. Yeah Frank McComb is truely a gifted artist that is under rated. I would love to do a Mad Jazz Poetry show there one day. My dad was an entertainer and his music is still played there. He is music is from the 60's and 70's. Take care
It was great to see you and your Sister. I am so glad that you liked the photo's thanks for your email.
Please tell Doug that I miss him lot's!!
Thanks for your nice comment!
oh yes Yae... I think I looked gorgeous like a big snowman ;) so many clothes.. shirts, wear one sweater over another and a big coat! hotondo yukidaruma Lol!
Choh buru buru!! but it was fun! I love to watch the snowfall.
Doug, any applepie left for me ? ;))
Have a wonderful weekend Yae and Doug!
The Jazz Network is exactly what the title suggests, a place where you get to mix and mingle with those who have not only an appreciation for Jazz but a forum to hear new up and coming artists as well. I've hooked up with so many of my old friends that I've lost contact with over the years here and it's been a great place to meet folk, appreciate good music and Musicianship. What an incredible idea!!
The great composer and bandleader was distraught over the 1967 death of Billy Strayhorn, his songwriting and arranging partner of 28 years. But Ellington took Strayhorn's passing as an impetus, born of necessity, to increase his own productivity. Here are five examples.
At the Village Vanguard, one flight down from the hubbub of New York City, in a tight space packed with people, we're about to embark on a musical odyssey by sea. Our captain is saxophonist Chris Potter, who's launching his Odyssey-inspired album The Sirens.
Divine: The Jazz Albums, 1954-1958 packs four CDs with Vaughan's music, recorded live or in the studio with bands big and small. Two live albums from Chicago nightclubs are standouts, partly when a performance threatens to slide off the rails.