Hello – In lieu of a long introduction, perhaps a new tradition, an excerpt from a book of letters written by Rainer Maria Rilke which feels right for now: “Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms andContinue Reading

Hello – We’re 2.5 weeks in here – together but apart. It’s heartening to see the lengths folks are going to make music together. I’ve seen virtual open-mics, solo live streams, virtual duets, and more conversations about music and life and mental health than I usually see in a year.Continue Reading

Jazz Arts Group kicks off its power-packed 47th Anniversary (!) 2019-2020 Season of jazz performances this week! The “Swingin’ With The CJO” season starts off on a high note with a program entitled The Greatest Jazz Concert in the World featuring international all-stars John Clayton, Benny Green and Jeff Hamilton,Continue Reading