I hope I will be forgiven repeating this moody strain: early in 2020, I would be getting ready to get ready (I arrive too early) to be at this Shrine. If you don’t know it, please read and listen; if you do, the same suggestions apply.
Here you can find parts one and two of this Sunday-night series celebrating good times at The Ear Inn, 326 Spring Street, New York, thanks to the EarRegulars.
And more from the night of September 6, 2009 — the video is appallingly dark and fuzzy [I did buy a more light-sensitive camera, so have patience], but the sounds made by Danny Tobias, cornet; Michael Hashim, alto saxophone; James Chirillo, guitar; Frank Tate, string bass, are bright.
A serious criminal offense — SOMEBODY STOLE MY GAL:
She came back and will only answer to MY GAL SAL:
But now she’s NAUGHTY:
We add the splendid violinist Valerie Levy to the band for EMBRACEABLE YOU. Remember when that title didn’t bring up stifled tears and muffled snarls of frustration?
That 1930 celebration of new romance, I CAN’T BELIEVE THAT YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH ME:
I WANT TO BE HAPPY:
And finally, for this post, POOR BUTTERFLY:
We live in hope that this joyous coming-together can and will happen again.
May your happiness increase!