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Poetry (Day 236): Jazz


Cockatoos balancing
on the power-lines
like quavers or crochets
or a semibreve.

But cockatoos grew up
listening to Coltrane;
squawking and screeching,
they make a music
all their own.


Time After Time

“Time After Time,” written by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne in 1946, is now a jazz standard, recorded in 1958 by John Coltrane (tenor sax),  39 more words


'Good evening, Pasadena!' Concert Albums Celebrated

“Full disclosure,” I said during a 2006 phone interview with former Supertramp singer/songwriter Roger Hodgson. “Paris is the first album I fell in love with.” 806 more words


Hundred Highways Tour #49, 50: M-13, M-84 to Bemo's Bar

I didn’t plan it this way and I wasn’t aware of it at the time, but it’s perfectly fitting that I completed the first half of the… 441 more words


Feast Day #12: John Coltrane

Full disclosure: I am writing these far past the dates of when they were feast days, and I have tagged them as such. Unfortunately, life and ministry became overwhelming for a little while, but the discipline of blogging must be maintained. 192 more words

Feast Day

Bakai - Cal Massey

‘Bakai’ is the first tune off John Coltrane’s first album as leader, recorded in 1957 for Prestige – this tune wasn’t actually written by Trane but by trumpeter Calvin ‘Cal’ Massey, however the trumpet on the record is by Johnnie Splawn. 63 more words