Won’t you come along with me?
Here is last week’s DOWNTOWN UPROAR, with its cast of glorious characters. Or its “glorious cast of characters,” both being true.
JAZZ LIVES takes another Sunday-night trip to May 23, 2010, for a session with Jon-Erik Kellso, trumpet; Matt Munisteri, guitar; Neal Miner, bass; Scott Robinson, tenor sax and cornet, and guest Julian Lage, guitar.
Please don’t make any remarks about my sister (someone completely lovable to whom I owe so much) but here’s OH, SISTER, AIN’T THAT HOT?
It’s getting dark earlier: join me ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET:
IF DREAMS COME TRUE we know some of the shapes they will take:
and the DREAMS are so spacious they needed a second part:
The moody WABASH BLUES, plunged to perfection:
and its conclusion:
Here’s the first part of Lil Hardin’s STRUTTIN’ WITH SOME BARBECUE:
and its tasty conclusion (even though BARBECUE was an attractive person, not a meal):
How generous these musicians are — their gifts continue to reverberate. Until the day we can meet in person, keep swinging wherever you are.
May your happiness increase!