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Henry Butler, 69

It’s appropriate if the New York Times ran Henry’s obituary on July 4 because he was an American original. I just sent out some thoughts to another of his former agents or managers, and left two voice mail to total … Continue reading

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May 24 Willie Mays

Willie Mays by David Leventhal by Plastic Alto

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Fake news about Trombone Shorty

Or, ‘WYSIATI’ is the new ‘Where Y’at?’ BIG EASY STAR ALIGNS WITH BLUE NOTE RECORDS Emergency-preparedness-workers and volunteers are prepping for “the big one”, the confluence of the Trombone Shorty show at Mountain Winery (12 miles from San Andreas Fault) … Continue reading

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Allen Touissant, 1938-2015

(I heard a KPFA dj named Tim Lynch back-announce a set of Toussaint covers last night and immediately pulled over in my car to find via hand-held the announcemnet in Times of New York and then drove by a magazine … Continue reading

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1234 Big Chief want wood cube D4 alarm clock

$30 at kikkerland 8668225571

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Superchunk Meets Dan Pritzker Silent Satchmo Boychik

(Play both of these simultaneous for full FX; with apologies to Ken Vandermark, Jem Cohen, John Corbett, Charles Ives, Trombone Shorty, Ralph Carney, John Zorn “Spy vs. Spy”, Christian Marclay, Mal Sharpe, Charles Mingus “Cumbia and Jazz Fusion”, Wurster and … Continue reading

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