Here you can find five posts devoted to the truth that beauty never gets dusty. And just below you can find the newest-historical-unaging samples from my (and perhaps your) Sunday-night worship services at 326 Spring Street, Soho, New York City.
From December 6, 2009, naughtiness from Jon-Erik Kellso, trumpet; Harvey Tibbs, trombone; Matt Munisteri, guitar; Nicki Parrott, string bass:
Also from that night, a deep-blue version of Benny Carter’s BLUES IN MY HEART:
And, from November 29, 2009, with Danny Tobias, sitting in for Jon-Erik Kellso, along with Dan Block, reeds; Chris Flory, guitar; Jon Burr, string bass, saying hello to Dick and Larry:
And some spiritually-enhanced jam from that session of November 29, 2009: Jon-Erik Kellso, Gordon Au, trumpet; Dan Block, Attilio Troiano, reeds; Chris Flory, guitar; Jon Burr, string bass:
Appropriately, something for Lil and Louis: Jon-Erik Kellso, Danny Tobias, Gordon Au, Dan Block, Attilio Troiano, Chris Flory, Jon Burr:
Imagine the experience we will all have when — to quote Jabbo Smith — “times get better.” Balance between unrealistic optimism and depthless gloom; wear your mask; keep the mental-spiritual jukebox going. We’ll get there.
And keep listening!
May your happiness increase!