What a wonderful afternoon of music this was, among friends, in a splendid place. Here is my post of the first four performances.
What brass friendship looks like. Warren’s on the left.
and the scene of the musical joy:
Here’s the second helping, with two band-within-a-band delights as well.
I NEVER KNEW:
an Ellington blues for the supple rhythm section:
Don Redman’s NO ONE ELSE BUT YOU, with memories of Louis and Ruby:
and a real delicacy by Pat Mercuri (who explains it all) and Joe Plowman:
How wonderful, I think.
May your happiness increase!