At a jazz gig in New York City or elsewhere, I’m usually wearing a Hawaiian shirt (I favor large blossoms) and I have a videocamera either up to my face or within reach. There’s a notebook and a pen. Often there’s food near me: video archiving is hungry work; less often, intoxicating beverages.
My email address is email@example.com. My friends call me Michael; more formal types call me Mr. Steinman. If you’re a promoter of “jazz” and you’d like me to review your artist’s new CD or related endeavors, please look at a few posts on this blog, so the effort of contacting me hasn’t been wasted. It’s old-fashioned of me, but I prefer the personal approach rather than “Hey!”
In November 2011, I made the metaphorical leap to Facebook, where I post JAZZ LIVES simultaneously: you can find it or me there at http://www.facebook.com/michael.jazzlives.
And . . . as if all that media display wasn’t enough, the videos I post here also appear on YouTube on the swingyoucats channel.