Waking Up To Jazz Music

The title of this blog post isn’t literal.  I didn’t set the alarm to music. Actually, no music was played until I popped a CD into the Walkman and, thanks to the AUX IN feature, listened through nearly-obsolete radio speakers. Call it the Fred Flintstone approach, but the music was great.  The speakers are just okay, but I’m used to them. I’m hesitating to review the CD because I’m not familiar enough with Vince Guaraldi’s music to compare this Essential Standards collection with his other work.  However, it helped me rebound after spending most of the night with insomnia, so it’ll … Continue reading Waking Up To Jazz Music


I plan to spend today sobbing because Freddie Mercury never recorded a jazz album. Please take a look at this Vine post.  The link overlaps other text on this page, but you should have no trouble going to the video. Running time is about six seconds, and I noticed the loop isn’t automatic in this link. https://mtc.cdn.vine.co/r/videos/EE3BA5FB5F1115774888402411520_20bdf1086d2.5.1.6737654807461091806.mp4?versionId=9ayZRXqIGxL37opU0A8HpP2ZuAow_uj6 Continue reading Crying