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John Ellis LA-story w. Don Ellis ‘Whiplash’

Go, John! I didn’t realize. Caveat: “hundreds” of recording credits is a big of a stretch: All Music Guide lists 138 credits which is closer to 42 sessions, still pretty busy dude, because that includes up to 5 each on … Continue reading

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In the spirit of Sister Gertrude Morgan

Two points about this: when I first wrote this, in June, 2014 it was post number 666; but then I decided it was lame to post this overly eager letter to some young researcher I met, even a Yale-educated musicologist. … Continue reading

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The Stanford Jazz ‘Coliseum’

all that jazz: I mention myself or my doings 88 times in a preview of Stanford Jazz Workshop’s 40th season Continue reading

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I remember NOLAthing

if you go to new orleans make sure you visit THE mardi gras Continue reading

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