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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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Biography of 3 artists/personae: Bob Dylan, David Hockney, Steve Cohen

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Nina n me

I said to the rock, please hide me. Lord. I’ve been listening to Nina Simone, a cd I bought at of all places S_(national chain, coffee, and music, — Don MacKinnon — Plastic Alto don’t play brand name), called “How … Continue reading

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I love you, Lou Renza: or, The Sun Also Rises, my friend

http://www.amazon.com/The-Also-Rises-Ernest-Hemingway/dp/0743297334 I am with Mark Michael, or this version of him, above, in that I am concerned with process, perhaps more than what the outcome is. In that context I would say that 75 to 100 people at the Elks … Continue reading

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How can the life of such a man be in the palm of some fools hand? (Rubin Carter 1937-2014)

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Coming attraction: Shipp of shuls

On one hand I was working on a piece about the local Jewish congregation and it’s Bob Dylan-based Shabbat service. On the other hand, I had interviewed jazz pianist Matthew Shipp about his new album. So why not combine the … Continue reading

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Mac and I

The New York Times today has a featrued story on Mac Rebennack, the artist known as Dr. John, the artist formerly known as Dr. John the Night Tripper. He was in the right place, but it must have been the … Continue reading

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