Citysketch: A saxophone in the park

I bought a sketchbook on my way to work yesterday and needed to break it in with a quick sketch. At lunch I went to Central Park and came across this man playing saxophone. It finally feels like winter has retreated and left behind hopes for better days ahead. The melody is All The Way, writtenContinue reading “Citysketch: A saxophone in the park”

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. InContinue reading “Aaron Sachs (1923 – 2014) "A Sweet Cat"”