Category Archives: What I think….
Today, December 12, is the centennial of Frank Sinatra’s birth. It’s hard to miss, my social media is overrun with #FrankSinatra posts, and there have been innumerable TV specials commemorating the special day, not limited to the #Sinatra100 Special which included … Continue reading
Whenever I meet someone from Chicago, I immediately say, “Oh, do you know my friend so-and-so from Chicago?” Similarly when I meet a musician I ask him about other musicians; if I meet a tenor player, then I ask him about … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I was in a soundcheck with a few other bands. I wasn’t really in charge (being a featured guest), so I was just sitting and waiting my turn to check my microphone. Everyone was agitated. It … Continue reading
What is Jazz? Where is Jazz going? Jazz is dead! Nobody likes Jazz! These are all things I hear quite a lot. They’re in magazines, on blogs, on facebook, on twitter (check out Jazz is the Worst for some laughs), … Continue reading