Monthly Archives: March 2020

Let it be latte

Backed with A consideration of Todd Sickafoose 2008 “Bye Bye Bees” and a review of this band in the LA Times at Hammer Museum referencing a projection of a tree cycling thru seasons by Jennifer Steinkamp who might have synched … Continue reading

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555 new trumpet players

Aaron Mutchler • Aaron Shragge • ABQ • Adam O’Farrill • Afro Brass Assembly • Ahmed Abdullah • Alejandro Berti • Alicia Rau • Allison Philips • Ambrose Akinmusire • Amir El Saffar • Amy Horvey • Andrew Oom • … Continue reading

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Mark me: ghost in the machine decries ‘murder most foul’

I thought I saw Bob Dylan, at Frost, sitting in a chair. Me, I mean. Mark me. I was trying to post a 30 second clip from Bob Dylan show at Stanford West October but my computer is not … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Curley Neal hello, Normani

I interviewed Curley Neal at his clinic in Menlo Park, winter 1984. I just noticed Normani “Motivation” video after buying Rolling Stone #1337   I was gonna compare her to Dr Hook until I noticed her ball handling. I think … Continue reading

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Bird omenology (courtesy of I.D.G)

(Ida sent out a two minute vine of birds singing in her yard, then I stepped out and did 30 seconds very similarly….a couple days later, I found this poem by Al Young, the poet laureate who has a birthday … Continue reading

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Terubozu song in Japanese folk lore

If you read this blog serially or from top down and not just follow a link, you might notice a Japanese theme recently. yes, I was impacted by my work with Akira Tana. But there was also a movie festival … Continue reading

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Top Hat and The Thin Man

I saw two women making music at Lytton Plaza on July 14, 2018 and thought they were great. I call them Top Hat and The Thin Man because I was on my way to watch some Fred Astaire movies at … Continue reading

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