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Kickstarter Campaign

I just launched a Kickstarter campaign to back my 2nd CD project, Too Much Monday. It is made up of originals, Standards, and a few other covers. 30 more words

Dizzy

I saw you blow the trumpet
On Sesame Street
Tee, Arr,You, Em, Pee, Ee, Tee.

Your balloon cheeks
Transferring your spirit into The Sounds of Bebop. 258 more words

Poetry

June reblogged this on Australian Blogs by Bahais and commented:

I like to write poems about Baha'is who excelled/ or excel in their creative field, and very briefly met Dizzy Gillespie at a Baha'i youth conference when I was a teenager. Here is the poetic tribute I wrote about his life.

Listening to Marsalis 7-18-14 D1

When I hear him I let go of the notions of class, classics and classical. I dissipate. I am songstress with ink for voice. I break the bars, the measures and refrains lived in. 189 more words

Poetry/Prose

Photo-post: Gold 'n I

My zoomed lens shoots.
An instant, it lasts.
His trumpet forever toots.

Guest Post by Nitish Nair. Scientist. Writer. Poet. Photographer. Read his previous post: Will you Follow Me?

Ideas Log

HIPSTER RETRO-JAZZ SERIES:HAPPY BIRTHDAY CARMELL JONES

posted by Robert J. Carmack         #@blues2jazzguy                                           Carmell Jones    July 19, 1936  - November 7, 1996

Trumpeter/Composer  and one of my favorites of Horace Silver’s Trumpet players. 1,077 more words

Baby Boomer

Lionel Ferbos (1911 – 2014)

It was just a couple of days ago that Lionel’s birthday was being commemorated. Here is the announcement.

One of my favorite albums is the one below, bridging the generations.

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