I had a pretty good time teaching my students remotely. Working from home forced me to write down a few things for Keith Jarrett’s 75th birthday. —- I …
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Just posted a substantial technical article (mainly for my students, but others might like it too) about bebop and modal jazz as seen through the prism…
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Last newsletter of the week, I promise! Tune into my socials if you want to keep up with the TV themes. (I’m about to try practicing Doctor Who, which …
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Crime fiction buffs will want to read my new overview, “The best of Robert B. Parker.” —- Three sheltering-in-place TV themes: and one spontaneous trib…
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Hail and farewell to Bernice Greenwold, 97 years old. (Not from Covid.) I took this photo at Xmas: Five generations in one shot: David on the other end…
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The great violinist Miranda Cuckson premieres “Tempo Giusto” on Zoom, the first of a lovely series, “Connecting ACO community.” If anyone wants the sco…
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A distressing number of great jazz musicians are dying too soon because of COVID-19. The loss of Lee Konitz really hits home. I wrote up a reasonably f…
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This Sunday at 5 PM EST, I am joining Miranda Cuckson and the American Composers Orchestra in Connecting ACO Community, an initiative where composers w…
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In these pandemic times, one easy little thing we can do is give clicks to arts publications. You don’t even need to read the pieces, but just give the…
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My new mantra: The truth must be faced. Crisis is opportunity. Optimism doesn't cost a cent. —- Remote teaching! I’m giving lessons over video, but I a…
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Fresh content on DTM begins in earnest with an interview with Guy Klucevsek by deeply knowledgable fan Anthony Creamer. (Charles Mingus said, “If the w…
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Venues are going dark all over. My own events that are postponed/to be rescheduled include the duo with Tom Harrell in Buffalo on Sunday and the two Bu…
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