Tag Archives: Jazz

A trumpet over troubled waters

So much to talk about, so little time. Life is crazy busy now with school back in session. While Obama whips the masses into a froth at the National Mall, the masters of war contemplate making it official in Syria. … Continue reading

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Trompette du monde

A fellow blogger asked me this week how do I keep from being overcome by anger and frustration over the injustices taking place in our world? One of the ways I deal with my sense of impotence is to listen … Continue reading

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I wish I knew, too

This is quite possibly the most honest and meaningful one minute of interviewing I have ever had the pleasure of watching. The great Nina Simone is talking about what it means to her to be free. Please take a moment to watch … Continue reading

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New Orleans

Recently, my wife and I left our kids in good hands (kidding) and took a spur of the moment road trip to New Orleans. Unfortunately, the Big Easy is not so amenable for actual residents this week as the city … Continue reading

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