Monthly Archives: March 2010

House on High Boonville Missouri | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shitao/4479964447/ The Silver Lily The nights have grown cool again, like the nights Of early spring, and quiet again. Will Speech disturb you? We’re Alone now; we have no reason for silence. Can you see, over the garden-the full moon … Continue reading

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The Tree of Song | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shitao/4476919503/ I sang my songs for the rest, For you I am still; The tree of my song is bare On its shining hill. For you came like a lordly wind, And the leaves were whirled Far as forgotten things … Continue reading

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Ivon Hitchens

http://jonathanclarkfineart.com/art/main.php?g2_itemId=123 Ivon Hitchens was the pioneer of the abstracted vision of the landscape that is one of the key ideas of British Modernism in the 20th Century. He was a founder member of the Seven & Five Society, the influential … Continue reading

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http://media.tumblr.com/qdKStnmvFoss592fyAoJh5aCo1_500.jpg Shut Up And Eat Your Toad The disorganization to which I currently belong has skipped several meetings in a row which is a pattern I find almost fatally attractive. Down at headquarters there’s a secretary and a janitor who … Continue reading

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BIRDMAN IN LISBON, PORTUGAL – Claudio Montuori

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzod3CotfAg all which isn’t singing is mere talking and all talking’s talking to oneself (whether that oneself be sought or seeking master or disciple sheep or wolf) gush to it as diety or devil -toss in sobs and reasons threats … Continue reading

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Helen Humes – They Raided The Joint

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibYzUVkXxVY A delicious lil’ song from the former Count Basie vocalist. This number also appears on her album Let The Good Times Roll.

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John Coltrane &Stan Getz: Hackensack (Rifftide)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-2uBeMgV4I Tenor giants John Coltrane and Stan Getz lead an incredible group through a tune claimed by both Thelonius Monk (Hackensack) and Coleman Hawkins (Rifftide). Oscar Peterson sits in on piano with the incomparable rhythm section of Paul Chambers (bass) … Continue reading

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