Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Euro Return...

Finally home after a seventeen-hour slog. Three flights, two layovers, one Parisian departure lounge apricot croissant. A preparatory snooze, then New Year's Eve with Claudia and friends. Fatigued, but elated. Fireworks are already being launched from nearby sidewalks; soft coils of smoke stain the sky...









Requiescat in pace: Cecil Taylor

I saw Cecil Taylor perform only once, at the Baird Auditorium of the Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, on November 30, 1984. It ...