Tag Archives: Frederick Jones

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Monday past, in a bid to escape the near-insufferable heat – why does it seem to be even hotter at nighttime? – I rode up onto the sidewalk from the bike lane in a bid to park my bike, I … Continue reading

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Strange Fruit… the gold standard.

© 1992 Diana Ross Live © 1993 Diana Ross Live.  Stolen Moments: The Lady Sings… Jazz and Blues. Bass: Ron Carter Trumpet: Jon Faddis Trumpet: Roy Hargrove Without doubt, the strongest Diana Ross live performance ever.  Poignant.  Moving.  Those large … Continue reading

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Happy 90th anniversary James Baldwin.

Watercolour © 2013 James Gayles http://www.jamesgayles.com/ Born in the year of the Rat and on the same day (August 2) as me, James also happens to be an entity mate.  Though I never met him, Merlin did.  As we drove … Continue reading

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