29 August 2011

Happy Birthday Bird

  1. Ballad (Hawkins, Bird, Jones, Brown, Rich)
  2. Celebrity (Bird, Jones, Brown, Rich)
Personnel: Charlie Parker, alto saxophone; Coleman Hawkins, tenor saxophone; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums

25 August 2011

A Lost Art

Baseball stadium organ players are an endangered species, but in Atlanta one man keeps on keepin' on, and readers of this blog would probably dig him:

His Twitter feed is a must-follow. Even a Marlins fan (I know, I'm probably the first one you know) can like him.