Monthly Archives: July 2018

Boots v Two Boots

It’s both a tour de force and a, if you excuse the expression, and sorry to spoil ya, tour de horse. Did i mention time got The Coup their first gig at Fillmore? This guy. edit to add (and i … Continue reading

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Letter to Jon Jang, pianist composer historian, possibly Palo Altan (diasporic)

not by konitz I mean but i left “knit” because it was once a venue in ny. Jon, excuse me if I have this wrong but i mentioned you on my blog Plastic Alto in a long list of Palo … Continue reading

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I wish I knew how it would feel to be free

Billy Taylor wrote “I Wish I Knew” in 1963, before I was born. Nina Simone recorded the most famous version, in 1967, on “Silk and Sumpin’”, released as a single, later used in recent times out of context by some … Continue reading

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Cop watch

Since it is zoned Public Facility, we should restrict the development of the lot at Page Mill and El Camino to public safety workers housing, (police and fire, and maybe teachers, and maybe an artist in residence). As it stands, … Continue reading

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Henry Butler, 69

It’s appropriate if the New York Times ran Henry’s obituary on July 4 because he was an American original. I just sent out some thoughts to another of his former agents or managers, and left two voice mail to total … Continue reading

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Counting coup v. counting crows

Counting coup is a Native American concept, sometimes depicted in art or especially ledger art. Whilst I am pecking away on my lap top, with dog by my side, my wife, yes wife, Terry naps in front of the tv … Continue reading

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Two stylish girls

Dmitri From Paris, Sacrebleu 1994 v. Demetre Chiparus, porcelain, died 1947   How do i look:

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