December 11, 2017
Art, politics, angels, demons . . . and righteous dogs.

My Favorite Things

For those of you on the Swing Shift tonight. Click on this beauty and sail through the night. John Coltrane and Jones, Dolphy, Tyner, Peterson, etc, etc. Thanks to Julio Pimintel (subscribe to him on Youtube!)

LIVE IN GERMANY 1960

Personnel

John Coltrane (Tenor & Soprano Sax)
Wynton Kelly (Piano)
Paul Chambers (Bass)
Jimmy Cobb (Drums)
with guests
Oscar Peterson (Piano)
Stan Getz (Tenor Sax)

Playlist:
On Green Dolphin Street
Walkin’
The Theme
Autumn Leaves
What’s New
Autumn In NY
Hackensack

LIVE IN GERMANY 1961

Personnel

John Coltrane (Tenor & Soprano Sax)
Eric Dolphy (Alto Sax & Flute)
McCoy Tyner (Piano)
Reggie Workman (Bass)
Elvin Jones (Drums)

Playlist:
My Favorite Things
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Impressions

LIVE IN BELGIUM 1965

Personnel

John Coltrane (Tenor & Soprano Sax)
McCoy Tyner (Piano)
Jimmy Garrison (Bass)
Elvin Jones (Drums)

Playlist:
Vigil
Naima
My Favorite Things

Support the musicians, buy the real album/dvd!

Go Chase Ice

Change comes hard. Let us begin. You can watch “Chasing Ice” streaming on Netflix.

Here’s the preamble to Michael Bloomberg’s report  on preparing NYC for future Sandys  . . . and worse:

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Snowden

Snowden

Blue Monday

If you are on the swing shift as I am, here’s what I’m listening to. Enjoy. And keep cool.

 

Michael Mulgrew, Kingmaker

For the new cover of the NY Observer, this portrait of Michael Mulgrew, NY teacher’s union president and political kingmaker. In a crazy mixed-up mayoral race, he carries a big stick. Thanks to the Observer and Ed Johnson, AD.
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