Month: June 2018

Higginbotham 1958-9-25 Art Ford-13+14 + Lester Young + Coleman Hawkins – Mean To Me + Symphony Sid

9/25/58 N.J., WNTA-TV&bc – Art Ford Jazz Party – Charlie Shavers (t,v) J.C.Higginbotham (tb) Pee Wee Russell (cl) Coleman Hawkins (ts) Lester Young (*ts) Willie”The Lion”Smith (p) Harry Sheppard (vib) Dick Thompson (g) Vinnie Burke (b) Sonny Greer (d) Mae Barnes (v) George Wettling (d added on -15), all on JCH-CD-8 / 5-9 & 13&14 on DVD-33a

B.B.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 37

Flash-forward, the flipside of looping—when the looper is gOd …

They’re someplace seedy. A flophouse. Populated by the expected assortment of social flotsam and jetsam—riff raff, all of them. Bums. Tramps. Bagladies. Winos. Gossipy, down-n-out, chit chats. Etc. Worse—it’s a two-bit sit-up.… Read Full Article

More … Woody Herman!

Woody Herman is scorching one-hour concert from 1964 with the participation of one of the hottest sets themselves “Swinging Herd”, including the trumpeter Bill Chase, trombonist Phil Wilson and the amazing saxophonist Sal Nistico, and drummer Jake Hanna, bassist Chuck Andrus and pianist Nat Pierce.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 36

Flash-forward, the flipside of looping—when the looper is gOd …

 

They’re someplace seedy. A flophouse. Populated by the expected assortment of social flotsam and jetsam—riff raff, all of them. Bums. Tramps. Bagladies. Winos. Gossipy, down-n-out, chit chats. Etc. Worse—it’s a two-bit sit-up.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 35

gOd

 

Heaven hath no rage like love turned to hatred. Nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorned.—William Congreve (1697)

 

Once Heidi is outside of the hotel, free of the restrictions of a modern edifice, she can move as she wills and wishes.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 34

Gonna Tan Your Hide

 

Honest politicians are like UFOs. Most people believe that there must be some out there somewhere, but nobody has yet been able to prove their existence.—Albert Einstein’s Nosferatu mistress, Dame Tress-Macneille Chillingsworth

 

Her name is Heidi Bobo, and this beefy plus-size madam is a Sphinx.… Read Full Article

Die Glocke

Die Glocke (pronounced [diː ˈɡlɔkə], German for “The Bell”) was a purported top secret Nazi scientific technological device, secret weapon, or Wunderwaffe . Described by Polish journalist and author Igor Witkowski in Prawda o Wunderwaffe (2000), it was later popularized by military journalist and author Nick Cook as well as by writers such as Joseph P.… Read Full Article