Stone-Washed! This Solo On “Cherokee” Will Amaze You

By |July 18th, 2014|

Farnell Newton’s viral Facebook group Jam Of The Week has been growing a¬†while now and with over 20,000 members currently, posters have to do a little something extra to stand out. This week drew out a particularly impressive (and unusual) crowd to jam on “Cherokee,” with an incredible solo from an 11 year-old, the […]

“Did I ever tell you?”: Mythology and jazz history

By |February 25th, 2014|

“Did I ever tell you the one about Hank Mobley and the baseball?”

The best moments of the workday tend to begin with Don wandering past my desk with a sly smile and a knowing twinkle in his eyes. “Did I ever tell you?” he’ll begin. I lean back in my chair. Don is offering […]