https://www.pinterest.com/pin/565412928199357579/ I guess I'm a "bottom line" type of guy when you get right down to it. I don't like wading through wordy material if it bores me or, worse, brings me down. So I try to write with economy.
Further to my last post, here's a pin I pinned at Pinterest last night. I was mesmerized by the sax player, especially. He seems to go into a trance during part of his solo... eyes sort of looking into his mind, where he's visualizing each note. That's how I imagined it, anyhow. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/565412928199144713/
Click on image for fullsize Last night I was listening to two keyboardists whom I'd like to get more familiar with. Dave Brubeck and Bill Evans. Doing a library search for Brubeck, I came across an lp called "Time Out." When I tried to place an order for that CD through the library, I got... Continue Reading →
laying in bed with a some kind of feverless cold in the middle of record freezing temps... This goes down well.. http://youtu.be/npzbNKBfcTE
https://twitter.com/earthpages/status/321450791145709569 Um, that's a Leonard Cohen song in the title, just in case anyone's wondering.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq8wAlookHA Last night I couldn't sleep so put on my radio walkman and headed downstairs to listen to some of my favorite late night shows. Wolfman Jack on 1150 CKOC AM, etc. But when the inevitable ads came I wandered across the dial and arrived at a strange channel... strange because I'm pretty sure it... Continue Reading →
January/February can be a trying time in Canada. The weather is pretty cold and if, as in my case, you're coming out of having a cold (i.e. sniffles), some of these chilly days can feel a bit like an endurance test. So after finishing my daily chores, I threw a Charles Mingus CD (Pithecanthropus Erectus) ... Continue Reading →