Monday, December 24, 2007

RIP Oscar Peterson...

Another titan ambles off to Valhalla...



(Above, the late Mr. Peterson...)

''A jazz player is an instant composer,'' Peterson once said in a CBC interview, while conceding jazz did not have the mass appeal of other musical genres. ''You have to think about it, it's an intellectual form,'' he said.

Obit.

The Twelve Feasts of Praamzius, Pt. 8

TLASILA - The Twelve Feasts of Praamzius, Pt. 8: Buddy Emmons' Christmas Sounds of the Steel Guitar vs. Loretta Lynn's 20th Century Masters: The Christmas Collection

"On the eighth feast of Praamzius / my Svarog gave to me / eight gealdorcraeftigan sniffling / seven Celtic polytheists bearding / six megaliths crumbling / five texts by Iolo Morganwg! / four herding omens / three Rosicrucians / two athamés / and a bar of homemade saffron soap left on the display case adjacent to the orange-cranberry scones at the Starbucks just off I-10 and Garth near mile marker 793..."



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(Eighth course, 4.31 MB, ripped @ 320.)

Here.

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"The deafening 'Here you are!'..."

TS