I confess I’ve been a little distracted by the events of the past week, but I haven’t forgotten what we all do on Sundays. Priorities. So let me escort you, once again, to The Ear Inn, 326 Spring Street, for our weekly prayer meeting.
We return to the summer of 2010 — June 6, for two selections by Jon-Erik Kellso, trumpet; Dan Block, alto saxophone and clarinet; Jon Burr, string bass; Matt Munisteri, guitar. The first one’s a full-tilt version of the Rodgers and Hart THIS CAN’T BE LOVE, where everyone navigates the turns magnificently:
And the EarRegulars were joined for their second set by a venerable jazz hero — Robert Sage Wilber, then 82, with his curved soprano saxophone — for CHINATOWN, MY CHINATOWN:
Join me next Sunday for more controlled explosions of joy.