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LOCAL NEWS: “A FREAKISH STORM” (Oct. 29, 2011)

It was snowing today in New York City — earlier in the year than ever recorded, and records go back to 1879.  More than a million people in the area lost power; tree limbs fell . . . more details here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/us/northeast-snow-storm.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&src=igw

The Beloved and I were out on the street (on our way to a fascinating documentary called URBANIZED) and she started to sing this song (it seems to some who know us a theme-song-in-the-making), so I thought I would provide the musical soundtrack, even if the JAZZ LIVES audience is far from snow and slush.

You’ll recognize the eminent participants: Clint Baker on banjo and trumpet; Marc Caparone on string bass; Katie Cavera on banjo; Ralf Reynolds on washboard; Paul Mehling on banjo; John Reynolds on banjo . . . all recorded at the 2011 Jazz Bash by the Bay in Monterey, California:

If that performance doesn’t make the temperature rise, I give up.