Monthly Archives: February 2013

Be Bop Wino: Blow “Mr. Low-Blow” / Lyin’ Girl Blues – Red Saunders and his Orchestra (Columbia 30218)

Recorded in Chicago, June 15th, 1950. Personnel: Hot Lips Page, Sonny Cohn (trumpets); Harlan Floyd, John Avant (trombones); Porter Kilbert (alto sax); Leon Washington (tenor sax); McKinley Easton (baritone sax); Earl Washington (piano); Jimmy Richardson (bass); Jumpin’ Joe Williams (vocal); … Continue reading

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How Do You Rehearse The Unknown?

Wayne Shorter On Jazz: “The six years I was with Miles, we never talked about music. We never had a rehearsal. Jazz shouldn’t have any mandates. Jazz is not supposed to be something that’s required to sound like jazz. For … Continue reading

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language from birdsong: deep roots of human speech

How human language could have evolved from birdsong: Researchers propose new theory on deep roots of human speech: our finite vocabularies can generate a seemingly infinite string of words. Indeed, the researchers suggest that humans first had the ability to … Continue reading

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Time to dig out the old haunts

The whole Posterous thing probably was too good to be true, and true enough it was. As of April 30, all those Posterous blogs will vanish, and that means it's time to rethink a web writer's web strategy. Self hosting … Continue reading

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