Category: Jazz

  • Tell Me A Bedtime Story Now . . .

    Tell Me A Bedtime Story Now . . .

    [for QJ’s version of the Hancock tune] Please press play to listen as you read A bedtime story now to assuage the pain the day has brought A purple-blue streak in the sunset transcends until dark extends till dawn the excitement beaming in a smile A bedtime story now about the shades of joy painted…

  • Return To Forever

    Return To Forever

    We lost an incredible artist, leader and comrade, the amazing Chick Corea this week. His creative energy infused so many, and his influence spanned several generations. He worked into his 70’s and his body of work will be a testament to his fervor and grace. Godspeed Chick!

  • Christmas Greetings from The 6P!!

    Christmas Greetings from The 6P!!

    I just wanted to post a photo I found [do not hold rights to this photo!] of two of my faves from years ago. Miles passed in 1991 and Herbie is an octogenarian.

  • Scott’s Bass Lesson’s Top 10 Funk Bassists Video on YouTube.com

    Scott’s Bass Lesson’s Top 10 Funk Bassists Video on YouTube.com

    I’ve been following Scott’s Bass Lessons for a while and his recent releases of videos featuring greatest and best bassists is genius for promoting the art of the bass and for marketing his bass lessons.  The videos also create a certain controversy on the ranking of the players in question indicative of the preferences, age…

  • Freddie Hubbard

    One could say that Indy is a sleepy little no where town where you can’t launch a jazz career, or much of any other career, but that would be disingenuous. ¬†Indianapolis’ legacy is that a good number of jazz musicians have come from here and several of them are heavyweights. ¬†One of these is Freddie…