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: