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Playing Boring Songs Well

SKF NOTE: You’re a drummer working steady with a piano trio six nights a week in a club. The piano player is the leader, the main attraction. The trio has a steady repertoire the pianist updates sometimes. You like playing … Continue reading

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Jack DeJohnette with the Bill Evans Trio 1968

SKF NOTE: Listening for only the second time to the Bill Evans Trio “Another Time: The Hilversum Concert” with Eddie Gomez (bass), Jack DeJohnette (drums). Evans is one of my “must have” musicians. No, I don’t own all of his … Continue reading

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“Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark”

SKF NOTE: “Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark” by Tamara Saviano. John Lee was a New Jersey photographer well established with country music performers. John later moved to Nashville. In 1980 or 1981, John … Continue reading

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Gifts from Unknown Drummers

SKF NOTE: Yesterday I bought Wes Montgomery’s “One Night in Indy” MP3 album. The personnel on the Resonance label album are: Wes Montgomery – bandleader, guitar, Eddie Higgins – piano, Walter Perkins – drum. It was the date’s “unknown musician” … Continue reading

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Ringo Offers to Heal Max Weinberg’s Old Beatles Wound

SKF NOTE: In the Long Island, NY newspaper, Newsday, I have a 1986 review of Max Weinberg’s appearance at the Manhattan nightclub, The Bottom Line. The event is described as: “Max Weinberg, ‘Growing Up On E Street.’ An evening of … Continue reading

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