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Also, Coming in June…

A SIX VOLUME MICHAEL OVERLEAVES APPENDIX. This is Volume I of VI of Michael Overleaves which were channelled by Authentic Michael Channellers™ (accept no substitutes).  Each volume is a companion to I of VI volumes of the memoirs of task … Continue reading

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Soar Higher Still!

Al Jarreau 12/3/40<O>12/2/17 Sweet and blissful dreams, you ravishingly beautiful soul!   I love you more… _______________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.  

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Hot Rhythm.

Hot Rhythm Oil on Canvas 40 x 48 inc ©1961 Archibald J. Motley Courtesy: Chicago History Museum. Love this rousing masterpiece!   _________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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I Love You Ollie! Happy Birthday!

Hymn To Freedom Oscar Peterson & Oliver Jones at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, 2004.   Happy Birthday Oliver…  I have got no end of mad love for you, Sir! ___________________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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What a lovely drink for the dreamquesting soul… Yesterday, I caught Don Cheadle’s, Miles Ahead, with an old friend from Montréal.  We both thoroughly loved the film.  The concert at the end of the film was phenomenal and it was good … Continue reading

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Miles Ahead!

___________________________________ Davis III, Miles Dewey 26/5/26 <0> 28/9/91 _________________________________________________ I am so looking forward to the opening of Don Cheadle’s Miles Ahead this week.  i think of any other Jazz artist, Miles is the only one whose every album, on … Continue reading

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Blue Train – John Coltrane (full album)

As it is Jazz appreciation month, here’s to one of the most glorious elixirs that each time setting foot in my home – after experiencing racial animus in it myriad manifestations – takes me higher.  Jazz is that one language, … Continue reading

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On The Sunny Side of The Street, It’s Black History Month!

Happy Black History Month!  Who cares about the Oscars?  The most important point of power in all situations is being able to see through to the structure of anything.  Those who cannot manipulate real time events to show themselves, chosen, … Continue reading

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Ugly Beauty.

Album:  Underground (1968) Label:  Columbia Piano:  Thelonious Monk Tenor Saxophone:  Charlie Rouse Bass:  Larry Gales Drums:  Ben Riley.   Because every day is a Thelonious Monk day! This brings back such sweet lazy memories of raining days – more like … Continue reading

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Natalie Cole 6/2/50_31/12/15

I am so devastated by this loss that I don’t even have the time to do the usual due diligence of listing credits. So poised, elegant, admirable, fabulous, fantastic… could scat/vocalese just as stratospherically as Ella Fitzgerald. From seeing her … Continue reading

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