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If this is coffee, then please-bring me some tea. But if this is tea, please bring me some coffee. ~ Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
I accidently found a recording of this band and just loved the bari sax line. So I thought I’d drop this here so that I can find it later, especially if I ever do a small jazz ensemble again. The … Continue reading
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The Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra shares this number sung by our own Roger Bare. This dance was at the Third Place Books Big Band dance.
hgus ~ It’s not about the economy, stupid Companies are so efficient at maximizing shareholder value and profits that if we mandated 30 days vacation, we would increase the demand for labor by more than 10%. This would wipe out … Continue reading
Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy: “The question is whether or not the federal government, under our federalism scheme, has the authority to regulate marriage.” Chief Justice John Roberts (to Edith Windsor’s lawyer, Roberta Kaplan): “You don’t doubt that the lobby supporting … Continue reading
When I was young, it seemed that life was so wonderful,A miracle, oh it was beautiful, magical.And all the birds in the trees, well they’d be singing so happily,Joyfully, playfully watching me.But then they send me away to teach me … Continue reading
“I wanted an electric train for Christmas but I got the saxophone instead.” ~ Clarence Clemons The bass saxophone is one of the largest members of the saxophone family—larger than the more commonly encountered baritone saxophone. Only the contrabass sax … Continue reading
More photos of the Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra from the David Nadalin and Nadalin Photography.
Reblogged from Creativeconflictwisdom's Blog: An interesting poster from 1911 from the US Industrial Workers of the World or ‘Wobblies’, which seems strangely topical, along with the FDR quote, though, as usual, I post to provoke thought, not orthodoxy. ‘These unhappy … Continue reading