My funny valentine
Sweet comic valentine
You make me smile with my heart
Your looks are laughable
Yet you're my favourite work of.

Sightreading and practicing Sonny Rollin's "Oleo" - a solid standard to work into the rotation.

I don't mind the gray skies / 'cause they're just clouds passing by.

This is "Come Sunday" as performed by , from Duke Ellington's "Black, Brown and Beige." A jazz symphony, Ellington wrote it as "a parallel to the history of the Negro in America."

Hal Singer, who turned 100 last October, is the last male survivor of the Race riot -

He's also a heck of a player

As Leonard Bernstein said - "This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before."

An attempt, an approximation, and ascertainably an arrangement about ambiguity.

It's not easy being number one. You always end up playing second fiddle, reliably supporting and waiting for your time to shine. And that time will come - in the second verse, with the next generation of this trek through the stars.

This jazz swing chart features vibraphone, trombone, upright bass, brushed drums, and piano.

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