Saturday Night Tunes: Happy Birthday to Adolphe Sax

Yesterday was the birthday of the inventor of the saxophone, Adolphe Sax (1814-1894), and since I happen to love the saxophone I thought we could take a(nother) one-week break from our Miles Davis Prestige series and highlight a few examples of great jazz saxophone playing. Since four of Adolphe’s wide range of instruments (there are… Continue reading Saturday Night Tunes: Happy Birthday to Adolphe Sax

Cantaloupe Island

It’s been a ridiculous few days. Entertained all weekend, ran around like a maniac yesterday trying to do something about my woefully undermowed (thanks to a broken mower) and sparsely grassed lawn (I hope this Scotts EZ Seed stuff really works), and today I’m trying to get a piece written for Lobe Log when I… Continue reading Cantaloupe Island