Category Archives: jazz

All that jazz

I don’t mean to sound snitty or disrespectful and in fact I am a donor for the first time in 50 years, and I bought three or four sets of tickets but as a former journalist—who in fact wrote about … Continue reading

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Not sure why Kamasi Washington charges $142 per ticket for a club show in Menlo Park except possibly, as the New York Times reports, he is seen in society pages wearing a dashiki spun with real gold

  bw   note: Kamasi Washington is booked by Mitch Blackman of ICM, who also books Robert Glasper and Macy Gray — both of whom played the new venue, The Guild. Kamasi has 187K social media followers, god bless. note2: … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan, the vote, Will Bernard, Sony Holland singing the music of Linda Ronstadt

  Just now, taking the dog out, I noticed todays mail. It included a single balcony reserved seat ticket to a Bob Dylan concert upcoming in Oakland Friday June 11, in about a month and a notice for a polling … Continue reading

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Earthwise announces three-part spring jazz series in Palo Alto

  I have three confirmed shows for spring, all jazz, but at two locations: Or Barekat Quartet, Lytton Plaza, free show, Monday, April 18, 2002 6 p.m. Ben Goldberg/Scott Amendola/Todd Sickafoose Trio — sometimes and formerly known as Plays Monk, … Continue reading

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  1st time I met Will Bernard was on Telegraph in Berkeley. He was sitting in with Alphabet Soup, whose cd I had. I approached him to get their contact info and he said that no one in that set … Continue reading

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Seventeen jazz / blues tracks on Lions With Wings

Lions with Wings label Palo Alto, CA and worldwide web (Bandcamp) Erik Lawrence / Akira Tana “Opening Day” Erik Lawrence / Akira Tana “Take Me Out . . .” Wayne Horvitz / Ha-Yang Kim / Ayesha Brooks “Crispin and Lisa’s … Continue reading

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Counting sheep

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Connie Han Solo

Or: Ableton V Earthwise at The Cub, The Mitch, Pollstar In brief, although I am actually wearing briefs, (Calvin Klein snuggies), grey or gray Billabong sweats, K-swiss sneaks, dri fit not my normal South African socks, a Giants t-shirt, a … Continue reading

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Twenty-seven titles I carried apropos of Diunna

Books:1. Home, Toni Morrison;2. Race Against Time, Keith Boykin;3. African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song, Kevin Young, editor;4.Sing For Freedom, Carawan;5. Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison;6. The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin; Magazines: 7. Pollstar (Yola);8. NYT Magazine … Continue reading

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Gunn’s tertius tops CCS

LIST OF TEAMS WITH SEVEN OR MORE WINS, ACCORDING TO MAXPREPS RANKINGS 11/14/21 Hill -San Jose (7-4) Cupertino (7-2) Soquel (7-4) Los Altos (8-3) King City (7-2) San Mateo (8-2) Gunn – Palo Alto (7-2)* St. Francis – Watsonville (8-3) … Continue reading

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