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Donald Byrd's Transitional Period


In the wake of jazz great Donald Byrd’s passing, there has been a revived interest in his critically-acclaimed hard bop period as well as his later involvement with funk and disco. 644 more words

Trains, Planes, Automobiles and that Surrey Thing

Something got me started this morning and I’ve been revved up all day, thinking about places to go, people to see, music to hear. Maybe it’s because I’m working on a novel which includes a road trip along what’s left of old Route 66. 548 more words