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Take Funf

On a stick

An ashplant

We all rest a while

With a smile

And some guile

‘bout the road before

Think a while

For a while… 12 more words

Poetry

On this day in jazz (October 13)

On this day in 1954, pianist Dave Brubeck recorded “Stompin’ for Mili” and “Brother, Can You Spare A Dime” which would appear on his studio album… 250 more words

Jazz

On this day in jazz (September 13)

On this day in 1961, Paul Desmond recorded “My Funny Valentine” in New York City. The song would later become part of the album Desmond Blue… 121 more words

Jazz

On this day in jazz (September 05)

On this day in 1959, Paul Desmond recorded “First Place Again” in NYC with Percy Heath and Conny Kay of the Modern Jazz Quartet, Jimmy Giuffre… 131 more words

Jazz

On this day in jazz (August 18)

On this day in 1959, Dave Brubeck recorded “Blue Rondo à la Turk”. The song is part of the legendary album “Time Out” which was recorded at the same studio that yesterday’s feature, “Kind of Blue”, was recorded at: Columbia’s 30th Street studio in NYC. 99 more words

Jazz

Take Five Variations

Take
two
planets
you can’t see
revolving, but they
dance around the same blinding star,
synchronicity
orbiting
in space
and
time.

*
Two
fly
as one… 89 more words

Jazzetry

A Week of It

 

It is wet out.

The weekend taken up with boozing: Jameson’s & four bottles of rotgut red (I am wearing the dregs). Yesterday was bed and groaning death. 2,627 more words

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