Recollecting my moments on a moving train to the woods I was still struck by how my evening ended on Friday 13th Continue reading “With Quincy Phillips”
In honour of world photo day, the most iconic photograph taken back when Jazz was heard in every street corner in Continue reading “A Great Day In Harlem”
Keep working on your dream and don’t stop. Do it for the music
– Gregory Porter
[image: FRANCO P Continue reading “Gregory/ Porter”
I am just a story teller….walking with jazz to reconnect with her beginnings. To her first love. I fell in love with a genre that has evolved out of the sorrows of slavery and predated the times of slave ships on the African plains. The roots are deeper than generations I count on my fingers and solid in its ability to connect symphonies with the spirit. She tells a story without words and she is understood.Continue reading “Something New…”
The music world is in mourning this week for so many reasons.
First it was Prince, then Billy Paul followed by Papa Wemba. My heart dropped because I knew that a part of music had just left the earth.
I remember this feeling when Michael Jackson went away and now I’m holding on to the notion that I will one day see Stevie Wonder perform live before it’s His time.
These geniuses gave us moments that were in sync with the music and could be remembered for a lifetime.