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Side man: October posts reach 27, but how many about the Mark Weiss for City Council campaign?

Of the 27 posts so far in October, they fall into these categories: music visual arts sports media Palo Alto campaign news other policy matters (“Plato’s Republic”) none of the above Advertisements

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Good on Gail Dobson fierce mom

I was writing about my own mother which, in trying to find Matt Hanks email address, flashed to this, from 2006. And by the way Sasha and Norah have a project coming soon to GAMH I noticed at the Bill … Continue reading

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Sam and Bill displaces Jenny

Sam Amidon is a young artist on Nonesuch and, according to Mark Christman of Philly’s Ars Nova series, is touring with Bill Frisell as a sideman. Sam Amidon is also married to British folkie Beth Orton. Ok. Sam Amidon is … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Charlie Haden

Terry and I on our way back, driving, from L.A., heard something about Charlie Haden passing. I met Charlie briefly, backstage in New York, at the Blue Note club. I had to look it up to realize it was ten … Continue reading

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Gallery of posters and flyers, Earthwise Productions, 1994-2009

art direction credits at bottom of scroll; photos by Terry Acebo Davis (this one was based on artwork accompanying an article in the Rolling Stone about the fact that Texas, especially during the tenure of Governor Bush, had executed so … Continue reading

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Twenty-seven jazz personae mentioned in Wednesday’s New York Times article by Ben Ratliff

I never worked with or saw live Paul Motian, who died this week. But I know that it meant a lot to Jenny Scheinman, for example, that she got to play with him. Also, Bill Frisell. A huge portion of the jazz music I listen to or follow follows from having met Bill and his managers Lee Townsend and Phyllis Oyama. I could not, for instance, distinguish by sound Motian’s play from that of say Elvin Jones or Jerry Granelli. The only other people on this list I have met are Ethan Iverson and Chris Potter. Continue reading

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Eric Lindley pka Careful at Canter’s on Fairfax

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