When Gillespies Ruled the World: Dwayne Clemons Quintet at George’s Museum of Art and Origins, Saturday, May 21, 2016

Coincidental to the eve of my 63rd birthday, George Nelson Preston had one of his Uptown Saturday Nights and I couldn’t have had a better celebration. Dwayne’s blues tempered bop with Josh Benko, alto sax, Sacha Perry on piano, Murray Wall on bass and Scott Lowrie on drums blew us all back to the Sugar […]

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Books Are Weapons Ruby PTL Better

The Book Problem, revisited.

The Reader

The Book Problem Were the problem book people like us, it would soon go away. It is not our weaknesses, or our sentimentality, or our nostalgia. It’s As If’ we’ve become obsolete and we haven’t. By ‘we,’ I mean We the People of the Book: Jews, Christians, Islamic people and a lot of people who […]