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From Edgewater to North Beach<p><i>Welcome to Miami’s</i> Curbed Comparisons<i>, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount across various South Florida neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out!</i><p>With an earlier report estimating Miami’s median home …
Today’s daily drawing features the incredibly stunning @esperanzaspalding #art #drawing #creative #artist #jazz #music #bass
John Coltrane recorded Interstellar Space #onthisday in 1967 (released 1974).
Be sure to read the stellar article linked above over at the New Yorker on Dr. Carla Hayden, the new Librarian of Congress, previously head of the Enoch Pratt Free Library system here in Baltimore!
With more and more homeowners warming up to all the innovative features Apple’s HomeKit promises to bring to their lives between walls, and with more …
beautiful setup. approved.
There are plenty of good ways to carry your keys. We even covered our eight favorite ways to lose the standard key ring in a feature on Next Level …
Somewhere in between the notes application on your phone and the box of Ticonderogas in the back-to-school section lies the mechanical pencil. If you …
Ka-Bar Snody Crisis Card ($42). <br>Acne Studios Kei Wallet ($200). <br>Opinel Knife ($19). <br>Shinola Runwell Watch ($550). <br>NiteIze DoohicKey QuicKey Tool …Acne Studios
Machined bolt pens have become EDC favorites recently for their tactile clickiness that ordinary plastic pens can only dream of. For their second Kickstarter project, BLANK FORCES out of Santa Monica, CA have made a solid metal bolt-action pen approximately 4” long. It’s an ideal size for EDC, keeping it pocket-sized while retaining the benefits of full-sized machined pens. You get a pen built to last, quality materials and craftsmanship, and a very satisfying bolt click unique to its kind.<p>The …
<i>Dolphy and Coltrane</i>
1963 Fender P
Fender Precision Bass patent- filed Jan. 6th 1959
Andrew Martin and Ryan Kowal select and comment on “The Ten Best John Coltrane Albums On Vinyl.” I must admit the selection is excellent. Bravely, they avoided the obvious choice <i>A Love Supreme</i> but I sure wish <i>Crescent</i> had been given the nod over <i>Ascension</i> or <i>Africa/Brass.</i><p>-Michael Cuscuna
Patent papers for Precision Bass
<i>Dexter Gordon (tenor); Rein De Graaff (piano); Henk Haverhook (bass); Eric Ineke (drums). Recorded November 3, 1972. Gearbox Records GB1535</i><p>Back in the day, in L.A., when Wardell Gray and Dexter were slugging it out on The Chase in Central Avenue bars and clubs, I’d always, on the recorded evidence, leaned towards Wardell with his lighter, more subtle approach. However, when Dex recorded those classic Blue Note Albums, I had to admit that Wardell, if he’d still been around, may well have lost …
With fall in full swing, the outdoor jazz-festival season has wound down after a busy summer that included the Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival, the DC …
Yusef Lateef was an amazing musician with an amazing range in terms of instruments and musical genres. He could play walkin’-the-bar, gutbucket tenor and then launch into fantastic Eastern or Middle-Eastern excursions on flute or oboe. Percussionist Adam Rudolph, who worked closely with Lateef since the late ‘80s, selects favorites from his long career in this 2012 Jazz Times column.<p>-Michael Cuscuna
70’s Fender Jazz Bass
In this campaign spot, actor, musician, and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte sits down with JFK to discuss equal opportunity
In this campaign spot, actor, musician, and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte sits down with JFK to discuss equal opportunity.<p>Belafonte, who had starred in the film Carmen Jones and Island in the Sun, and had the hit record Calypso in the 1950s, was also active in the civil rights movement. He was mentored by Paul Robeson and was a friend and supporter of Martin Luther King Jr.