Ray Brown: Lady Be Good

Ray Brown: Lady Be Good

The beginning of NPR's bio of bassist Ray Brown does a good job of quickly defining who he was -- and the company he kept: Grammy Award-winning...
Happy Birthday, Jerry…

Happy Birthday, Jerry…

Acknowledging various dates takes on a melancholy feel as a person gets older. This site has been up since the beginning of March, and I've...
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Olympic Music

Here is a look at some of the music associated with the Olympics, which are starting in London. NPR, via WNYC, provides an overview, while The...
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Louis Armstrong

Editor's Note: I just watched this after having not done so for a while. Three things strike me: 1. This is pure joy; 2. Louis Armstrong,...