Tag: jazz

  • Autumn in New York

    “It’s autumn in New York that brings the promise of new love Autumn in New York is often mingled with pain Dreamers with empty hands, may sigh for exotic lands It’s autumn in New York, it’s good to live it again.”Vernon Duke Some people like Autumn. I’m not one of them. All the good things […]

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  • All Of Me

    Gerald Marks You know that awkward feeling you get when someone means the world to you and you mean significantly less to them? If not, good for you. If so, you’re in fine company, including that of Gerald Marks, who in 1931 wrote the lyrics to All Of Me. In the year 2000 the song […]

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  • Aaron Sachs (1923 – 2014) "A Sweet Cat"

    A man named Aaron lived on the floor above me until his death last week. He seemed like an ordinary man, but looks can be deceiving. Aaron Sachs was a protege of Benny Goodman but exceeded even that great mentor in his ability to make the transition from swing to be-bop and Latin jazz. In […]

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