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Big fun with Jimmy's Schmendrix

Live performance last night at CSU San Marcos with Ed Kornhauser and Joe McNalley. Thanks to Prof. Bob Kostlan for making the concert happen!


Fluting with the Smithsonian

Back in October Yolanda and I attended a concert at the National Museum of American History to hear the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (see previous post). 172 more words

Instrument Repair

One of my favorite all time tunes

Begin the Beguine is easily one of my favorite songs. Because of its rather byzantine form, it’s not really a great improvisational vehicle but as a complete song with words AND music by Cole Porter, it doesn’t get much more profound. 6 more words



As I said, if you remember this, well, you must be pretty old. I guess that I’m pretty old… Not sure if it’s made the comeback trail yet, but it should. 24 more words

Music Performance

Great gig at Croce's Park West

Thanks to my good friend Dr. Neil Choplin and the inimitable Ingrid Croce for the really fun gig last Thursday. Wish every performance was this lovely!


A Mann for all Seasons

Two interviews by Les Tomkins with jazz flutist Herbie Mann in 1971. Also, an interview with Roy Carr from 1964.

Interview: 1971

Source: Jazz Professional… 3,572 more words

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Here Comes the Mann

By Paul Doyle, Jr

One of the greatest pleasures of collecting music on vinyl is coming across that random album that you have never heard of, throwing it on the record player, and discovering a wonderful new aural world previously unknown to one’s peer group. 978 more words

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