Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Quote of the day

"This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-yous. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head."
-Jeffrey Lebowski

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Outta the water, there's a landshark in the pool

Like seeing a yeti, or messing with bigfoot. I was out on a nice saturday afternoon ride

we heard that dah dum........dah dum......... dah dum, dah dum, dah dum, dah dum, dah dum....

Nope not a shark, or Loch Nessie, it was the return of da' Godfather. Folks he's out there, tanned and training.

Monday, September 7, 2009

Best Music of 2009 (so far, that is...)

JD Allen - Shine! (Sunnyside)
Han Bennink - Monk (Gramercy Park)
Josh Berman - Old Idea (Delmark)
James Falzone - Tea Music (AllosDocuments)
Enzo Favata - The New Village (il Manifesto)
Dennis González - Renegade Spirits (Furthermore)
Jon Hassell - Last Night The Moon Came Dropping Its Clothes In The Street (ECM)

Herculaneum - III (Clean Feed)

Fred Hersch/Pocket Orchestra - Live At The Jazz Standard (Palmetto)

Jim Hobbs/The Fully Celebrated - Drunk On The Blood Of The Holy Ones (AUM)

Jon Irabagon /Mike Pride - I Don’t Hear Nothin’ But The Blues (Loyal Label)

Jonas Kullhammar/Osgood/Vågan - Andratx Live (Moserobie)

Joe Lovano/Us Five - Folk Art (Blue Note)

Tony Malaby - Paloma Recio (New World)

Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Strings - Renegades (Delmark)

Joe Morris - Wildlife (AUM)

John Patitucci - Rememberance (Concord)

Bobby Selvaggio - Modern Times (Arabesque)

Andy Sheppard - Movements In Colour (ECM)

Ted Sirota/Rebel Souls - Seize The Time (NAIM)

Tyshawn Sorey - Koan (482 Music)

Fly - Sky & Country (ECM)

Vandermark/Guy/Sanders - Fox Fire (Maya)