43. Buena Vista bass

Tumbao No 5 (para Charlie Mingus). From Orlando “Cachaíto” López, Cachaito, 2001 Hard to believe the original Buena Vista Social…

Granite to Wind in Rehearsal

Only a few days ago until the Keith Tippett Festival. Here’s a nice clip and some comments from the rehearsals…

37. Wryly timeless

The Ass’ Song. Annie Ross, Loguerhythms, 1962 Advice to jazz singers: Find a decent poet who is interested in songwriting.…

36. Vanguard vibe

Song and Dance, from Joe Lovano Quartets, Live at the Village Vanguard, 1994 All of Joe Lovano’s early dates for…