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Music Scrapbook

/ Stories / Themes / Musy / Cycle of Fifths 2018 08 04 YouTube is excellenbt at what my Free Learning Exchange tried to be in 1970 ff: anyone can record a video and “teach” something. Maybe no one will … Continue reading

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Miles from Bird

/ Music & Art / I started my jazz collection ten, twelve years old. The guy who owned the record store paid attention to what I bought, offered guidance. My collection swiftly morphed from raw juvenile to quality Creole, from … Continue reading

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Femmes Fatals

/ Music & Art / Billie, Astrud … Billie Holliday is my all-time favorite singer. One micro-second of that voice, that style, that timber, that delivery and tears crowd my eyes. Love will make you drink and gamble Make you … Continue reading

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Harlem Jazz

/ Stories / Themes / Music&Art / I wrote about jazz and me among the first things I posted at K., in 1995. This morning I reminded Jan of a couple of stories I’d told her: we were disagreeing over … Continue reading

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Sexy ‘Fifties

/ Music / The 1950s had an abundance of rivetingly sensuous chanteuses: at home and abroad: Billie Holliday, Lena Horne, Peggy Lee, Jeri Southern … Edit Piaf … Om Kalthoum … The latter seduced millions over many decades, the ’50s … Continue reading

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Studio Beach Wreck

/ Music&Art / As a kid I was addicted to jazz. My missionary-like zeal on this sacred subject was not effective, at least not in high school. My friends didn’t mind jazz, so long as it was in the background, … Continue reading

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How Humilifying

/ Music&Art / Ghetto Digitizers I scribbled something yesterday that scanned a bunch of subjects I insist are important, but hate what I did. So: I delete it from where I put it, read it in here: budgeting time to … Continue reading

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