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That Sunday: "Just One Afternoon in a Jazz Club"

Chris Williams

It was just one afternoon in a jazz club

Exactly forty years ago this summer, on June 25, 1961, three young jazz musicians – the piano player Bill Evans, the bass player Scott LaFaro, and the drummer Paul Motian – went down to a New York basement, smoked, yawned, joked a bit, and got to work. 2,570 more words

the bookcover moodboard project | post no. 5

It’s another book cover art moodboard! Today I am sharing my project for Adam Gopnik’s The Table Comes First, a lovely compilation of food + France stories that I read last summer. 24 more words

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Symbolic leadership and the significance of the discovery of the Sulawesi cave paintings

The discovery of the cave paintings in a remote region of Indonesia seems likely to change our understanding the origins of artistic creativity

According to a BBC report… 372 more words

Rubbing Shoulders

Constructive Fallacy of the Secondary Activity – or, perhaps, The Delusion of Mastery through Proximity.

Whilst making breakfast this morning, I had BBC Radio 4 burbling away in the background, as is my wont.

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