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Fred Taylor, Gil Scott-Heron, and the Bicentennial Blues

Sad to say, Saturday’s Boston Globe featured this front-page probituary of Boston jazz impresario Fred Taylor. Another blow to the local jazz scene: Legend Fred Taylor fired ousted at Scullers Fred Taylor, a legendary figure on the Boston jazz scene since … Continue reading

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Travels With The Missus On The Côte d’Azur

Well the Missus and I trundled over to the French Riviera for our 30th wedding anniversary (and to walk in the footsteps of Alicia Markova in advance of the Missus’ forthcoming book), and here’s how it went . . . … Continue reading

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