Monthly Archives: July 2018

Busking Seattle – July 26-27, 2018

Busking Seattle           July 26-27, 2018 Best quote of the month (from Grossnicklaus): Q – What’s the difference between a violin and a fiddle?  A – You can’t spill beer on a violin!  Schindler & Nason perform as “Bob and Weaver”.

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Jupiter & Okwess – July 19, 2018

Jupiter & Okwess   –  BAM MetroTech  -  July 19, 2018 One more case of, if I knew the words they were singing I might have had an additional dimension of appreciation.  But what I got was plenty fine anyhow.  From the … Continue reading

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Ray Mantilla – July 18, 2018

Ray Mantilla   –  Grant’s Tomb  -  July 18, 2018 Conga master Mantilla (from the Bronx) is of mixed Puerto Rican/Peruvian descent (he called it “Peruvo-Rican), so the set got divvied up accordingly, offering a full helping of diversity.  He’s been … Continue reading

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Helen Sung – July 15, 2018

Helen Sung  -  The Chapel Resoration  -  July 15, 2018 It seems that Sung got around to jazz after a thorough classical piano training. Assimilation of the genre  is complete, with key composers (Ellington, Monk) represented, and all improvisational bases touched in … Continue reading

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