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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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Thou Swell.

1927 Thou Swell – Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart 1955 Meet Betty Carter and Ray Bryant, Columbia Records I have been known to have this track on loop for hours on end – just the right kind of groovefest after … Continue reading

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All or nothing at all.

© 1993 Betty Carter (Live in Concert, Hamburg) © 1994 Feed the Fire, Betty Carter (Live) Verve Records Vocals: Betty Carter Double Bass: Dave Holland Piano: Geri Allen Drums: Jack DeJohnette Master linguist.  Griot.  Shaman.  The voice. _______________________ © 2013-2017 … Continue reading

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside.

Ray Charlie and Betty Carter © Recorded 1961, Frank Loesser lyricist. Because it really is damn cold out there! __________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Thou Swell.

Thou Swell © 1927 Writer: Lorenz Hart/Composer: Richard Rodgers Meet Betty Carter and Ray Bryant © 1955 Columbia Records This is lucid dreaming whilst fully awake… master linguist, master shaman and the only artist that I would get on a … Continue reading

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