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Palm Beach ArtsPaper on Melton Mustafa Jazz Fest

February 10th · No Comments · Music, Palm Beach ArtsPaper

“This pure jazz event is simultaneously a treasured South Florida institution and one of our area’s best-kept secrets — even as it draws attention from as far away as Russia….” I posted on this weekend’s 14th annual session of some of Florida’s finest aspiring jazz students, the music’s most legendary masters and their fans. Check […]

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14th Annual Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival: Florida’s best for enjoying students — and reknown masters

January 5th · 1 Comment · Music

This is what I call giving New Media a whole new swing: Day one, workshops during which students soak up skills from some of the greatest masters of jazz. The next evening, those high school and college jazz bands strut their stuff — capped by a swinging finale performed by the master musicians. Over the […]

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Hear, hear…The fault, Dear America, is not in our president, but in ourselves (Steppenwolf c.1969)

December 31st · No Comments · Music

watch?v=fpuyXdKx9Ws Some of the instrumentalism and vocals are inspired. The lyrics, however, are what I found special when I stumbled upon this back in the early ’70s. The poetry never left me. And as a New Year’s resolution, the words, unfortunately, still apply. An internet search yielded this You Tube video. I agree with the poster that the […]

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