Bebop Spoken There
Mundell Lowe: “...we also had to play for a floor show, which consisted of girls dancing--some of 'em were dressed, some of 'em were not so dressed.” – (Crescendo September 1974).
Philip Larkin: "It's marvelous background music if you can find the foreground" - (Daily Telegraph April 17, 1969).
Today Sunday November 29
Monday, November 19, 2012
Preview of the DeJohnette gig at The Sage
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