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Autumn Movement

I’ve been a bit long-winded in the past few posts, so a short-winded post about today’s piece. The words are another poem from Carl Sandburg, this time from his 1919 collection… 355 more words


At a Window

I was ready to post this new piece, Carl Sandburg’s At A Window,” early yesterday when I had one of those days that come to challenge artists. 706 more words


#MutualNight: Matt Wilson's Honey and Salt

Full disclosure before I  get started: Matt Wilson is one of my favorite jazz drummers and musicians. I’d put his last two albums (2016’s Beginning of a Memory… 626 more words



It’s National Poetry Day, and since I have a weakness for the much abused hybrid known as jazz and poetry that goes back to schooldays, this is a good excuse — if one were needed — to write about Matt Wilson’s new album, … 398 more words


Vintage verse - At the Touch of You by Witter Bynner

At the Touch of You

At the touch of you,
As if you were an archer with your swift hand at the bow,
The arrows of delight shot through my body. 25 more words


Vintage verse - Passers-by by Carl Sandburg


Out of your many faces
Flash memories to me
Now at the day end
Away from the sidewalks
Where your shoe soles traveled… 68 more words



I repeat. Toronto’s Secret resulted from my sudden realization that I was losing sight of my online pages about my drumming life and needed to get them down to earth in a tangible format like a paperback book. 128 more words