Hard to believe, but it has been well over a quarter of a century since I started presenting jazz research on the Internet. As the years passed, two different sites have evolved and spun off from my original personal website (established in 1996).Continue Reading
Archives for April 2020
Shirley Horn Sings and Plays…Here’s to Life, 1992
This is a tremendous video documentary on one of the most important of all Washington, DC jazz musicians, Shirley Horn. With relaxed pacing and uncluttered focus, it presents a well-rounded picture of a great artist and features Shirley Horn at her home in Washington, in a Los Angeles studio with orchestra, and in public performances from the Village Vanguard and Lincoln Center in New York, all from 1991.Continue Reading
Tailgate Ramblings, 1971-1981
Dick Smith of the Potomac River Jazz Club has digitized (PDF) the first decade or so of the club newsletter. These provide a good deal of information on the Washington, DC traditional jazz scene.
The PRJC still exists, but later issues of Tailgate Ramblings are not yet available online.Continue Reading