Sunday, July 26, 2009

Sunday Overnight

Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass, Mood Indigo, 1983.

Johnny Griffin and Freddie Hubbard, Well You Needn't, 1986.

The Benny Goodman orchestra with Charlie Christian, Solo Flight, 1941.

Michael Bloomfield and Al Kooper, Stop, 1968.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Sunday Overnight - Four for 10G

Dedicated to my pal TenGrain, keeper of a true flame for a long ago decade when we were young and things weren't so damn complicated, subjectively.

Wynton Marsalis with Jeff 'Tain' Watts, Robert Hurst, and Marcus Roberts, Caravan, 1988.

Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin, Paco De LucĂ­a, Short Tales of the Black Forest, 1980.

Brand X, Isis Mourning, 1977.

The Pat Metheny Group, Are You Going With Me, 1982.

'Jazz in the '80's wasn't dead...It just smelled funny'


Saturday, July 18, 2009

OK Kewl LOL U Betcha

Faster, President! Drill! Drill!


Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin plans to stay in touch using Twitter even after leaving office on July 26.
"Obviously I have to restrain myself and be politically correct. Once I am 'Sarah Palin Alaskan,' I can really call it like I see it," she said in an interview.

A development certain to provide 140 characters of unbridled excitement on demand.


Saturday, July 11, 2009

Sunday Overnight

The Buddy Rich big band, Time Check, 1973.

Anita O'Day, Sweet Georgia Brown, 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.

Bill Evans trio,(Chuck Israels and Larry Bunker), Nardis, 1965.

Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Africa 70, Nigeria, 1971.

Friday, July 10, 2009

I Don't Know...

Only His Reichsleiter Knows For Sure

...if Jeb Bush is a cross dressing fascist. Define it for me.

Mayhap it may only be a pejorative, but it would be irresponsible not to speculate on the matter.


Grifter's Escape

Grifter's Escape

Sunday, July 05, 2009

Sunday Overnight

Phyllis Hyman, with Billy Preston and the Night Life band, Living All Alone, 1986.

The Arthur Blythe trio (Bob Stewart and Cecil Brooks), Lenox Avenue Breakdown, 2003.

The Cannonball Adderly sextet (Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef, Joe Zawinul, Sam Jones and Louis Hayes), Jive Samba, 1963.

Doc Severinson, with Tommy Newsom and the Tonight Show orchestra, Stardust.

Saturday, July 04, 2009

Blitzin' Right Across The Sky

The Sweet, 4th Of July, 1976.

A happy and safe holiday to my American friends.