Is It Creating The Music Or Listening To The Music That’s Important

Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins has probably played his last gig. Diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis (a debilitating disease that creates scar tissue on the lungs) is making it difficult for him to breath.  In a recent interview, this 87 year old jazz giant spoke about his career, and finding meaning in his work. Rollins life has … More Is It Creating The Music Or Listening To The Music That’s Important

Speaking in Time

I have heard jazz refereed to as a conversation.   A rhythmic repartee of sound and beat. When a group of musicians meets for the first time, they check each other out like a like dogs in an alley. They circle with curiosity, and sniff at each other with great circumspect. All the time their … More Speaking in Time