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From Martin Jackson*

On Thursday I heard the entertaining late set from tenor saxophonist Eric Wyatt at Bird’s Basement (with the bonus of Sydney trumpeter Warwick Alder guesting on two tunes). 334 more words


Reading in Bed: Jazz from the Rudy Van Gelder Reissues

Rudy Van Gelder is synonymous with Blue Note Records, the label that defined the modern jazz sound of the late 1950s and 1960s. Gelder, who… 64 more words


Blue-Bottle Whistle... Stop!

drifting into the Vanguard
in ’61, Trane blows a blue-bottle
fly into my silken ear

a nightmare
pursues me
through the streets
allowing a taxi… 122 more words


Inspired By The Living Road

Everybody gets the Blues! This is what I thought this morning, while driving to BK bookbinders to print yet another batch of my book Rock ‘n Rule… 789 more words

unless you ask

Unless you ask me

I will always make you go

before the birds invoke the sun,

leave your scent on my crumpled sheets

to the cats. 62 more words


Saturday Afternoon Vibes

There’s already a traffic issue heading up to Wyoming to get in line with the other 600 thousand or so for the eclipse, so we heard on the radio.   77 more words