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Today’s Music: Charlie Parker, Dinah Washington

One of the greatest musical geniuses of the 20th century, and a sax player who changed the way not only¬†saxophonists¬†played their instrument, but other musicians as well, Charlie “Bird” Parker was born today in 1920 (d. 1955). A few videos … Continue reading

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Today’s Music: Toasting Tal Farlow, Tom Jones, Dean Martin and Others…

Jazz guitar legend Tal Farlow, born today in 1921 (d. 1998), plays the hell out of “Misty”: Thomas John Woodward, better known as singer Tom Jones, was born in Wales, UK, this day in 1940. Here’s his first of many … Continue reading

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The Five Stages of Acceptance: That Insipid Tune in Your Head

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