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  1. Grachan Moncur III Has Died - RIP

    News of his death still remain unreported in the NY Times or the Washington Post. Or did I miss these?
  2. Grachan Moncur III Has Died - RIP

    Very sad news. Tremendously underrated player.. Saw him when he was playing with Archie Shepp back in the 60’s. Love the sessions he recorded for BN.
  3. Jean-Louis Chautemps 1931-2022

    The excellent French ténor saxophonist Jean-Louis Chautemps who played with Martial Solal, Chet Baker and Nathan Davis, among others, died in Paris last week.
  4. Have the Brown (all 7 LPs) and the Milburn ( all 10 LPs) boxes and gîve them the listening they deserve!
  5. Already mentioned here several years ago that I was to accompany François Postif when he interviewed Lester Young but had to abstain because I had to prépare an important school examination. My eternal regrets! As for Lady Day, caught her when she .sang at the Paris Olympia in November 1958. She was not in top form .but I found her beautiful. Saw her also shortly after when she and Mal Waldron had dinner with Postif and à couple of friends at Chez Gaby’s near Pigalle. She was in top form that night.
  6. My Friend Hot Ptah has passed.

    Very sad news. Too many these days!
  7. Pulled out my vinyl set.. No problem on ’Autumn Leaves’. RVG mastered that Mosaic.
  8. My Hodges box looks the same Great box!
  9. Nonagenarian Jazz Musicians

    Martial Solal 94
  10. Passing of George Wein

    Thank you, Sir!
  11. The vinyl version should be out very soon. Will get it!
  12. Charlie Watts RIP

    Vers sorry to learn this. Gréât musician. Was impressed when I read several years ago that Frank Butler was his favorite drummer.
  13. Hadi is also heard on what remains of Mingus music for John Cassavetes film ’Shadows’.
  14. Goooooooooooooooooooooooooool

    The French team rolled when it should have rocked in the first half of ils maitch against Switzerland. The Swiss team proved its worth with cohesive actions.
  15. Burton Greene (1937-2021)

    Very sad to hear he passed away.