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Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Paul Bley “Footloose” (Savoy, 1963)

It is about 10pm in Philadelphia on January 5, 2016. After an unusually warm spell the strong gust of winter has hit us hard. I awoke this morning to the news that one of my heroes had passed away. Canadian  Read more  »

Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Freddie Roach “All That’s Good” (Blue Note, 1965)

Christmas Day, 2016 By the time you read this the holiday season will have passed. Today is the day that people around the globe celebrate Isā’s birth and Philadelphia, like much of the region, is experiencing terribly warm weather. This  Read more  »

Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson “Winter in America” (1974)

Dedicated to the warriors, young and old. As November comes to a close the approaching season is the most difficult time of the year for many. While I’ve had a difficult time writing for academic, personal, and professional projects recently,  Read more  »