Daily Archives: October 7, 2008

YOU’RE DRIVING US CRAZY (WITH PLEASURE, THAT IS)

Courtesy of Howard Alden, Jon-Erik Kellso, Danny Tobias, Harvey Tibbs, Evan Christopher, Dan Block, Sebastien Giradot, Chuck Redd, and a receptive crowd — here’s a stirring jam session at the Ear Inn on Walter Donaldson’s wonderful song.  Don’t tune out before the final chorus, which is explosive and impassioned — the reason that wise jazz listeners make pilgrimages to 326 Spring Street every Sunday night.

JAZZ MANGLISH 4

This morning, over coffee, I was perusing a new CD catalogue that, of course, lists the song titles, when my eye fell on this favorite, associated with Ted Lewis;

WHEN  MY  BABY  SMILE  SAT  ME

Oh, how I wish I could draw!  But then the authorities would shut this blog down for indecency.