Something you ought to Ear.
Wow. It’s Sunday again. How the days go by so quickly when it feels as if more than half of our former lives have been put in the freezer . . . a puzzlement, as the King said. Here ‘s the record of last week’s pilgrimage to the Soho Shrine, The Ear Inn on 326 Spring Street.
And now, we spin the dial on the cyber-roulette wheel and take you back to May 16, 2010, when the EarRegulars were Jon-Erik Kellso, trumpet; Pete Martinez, clarinet; Matt Munisteri, guitar; Greg Cohen, string bass.
Let’s start with a pretty song, one that could be our national anthem these days, I BELIEVE IN MIRACLES:
Now, the fable of a remarkable Texan, I’M A DING DONG DADDY FROM DUMAS:
DING DONG DADDY (concluded):
I looked up Dumas, Texas, and it’s just under 1750 miles from New York, a straight shot of 26 hours in the car. All things are possible for those who believe:
WILLIE THE WEEPER had a wonderful dream. No words, but join him:
Care to Stomp? Here’s MAHOGANY HALL STOMP, with Dan Block, tenor, sitting in, a performance that astonishes me ten years later:
For the final song of this offering, I’M CONFESSIN’, Dan sat out, and they were joined by Alex Norris, trumpet, from Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks:
Let us all believe in Miracles. Honestly, we should.
May your happiness increase!