Mondo bongo

The Mickey Hart show last night at Stanford with Zakir Hussein  and world music singers reminds me of a poem by the late Al Young :

Bad drumming always pounds out good, but badder bongo builds and builds, abounds. Your everlasting rhythmicness astounds statues like us who always understood you got to get down, down bippitty-bippity down.

Found in the sound of dreams remembered poens 1990-2000, (Berkeley, 2001)

And thank you Michael Young for sending a link to a recent article in the New Yorker about Albert Ayler.

I think it’s always a good omen to see something in the media about jazz the day of my own show which this time with SIFTER Lisa mezzacappa Jordan Glenn Beth Schenk rob ewing:

the Mickey Hart show was also Bob Weir:

About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player, and blogger; he also sang in local choir, fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32 Reads 'Howl' and owns a couple musical instruments he cannot play
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