Building a Jazz Collection

Posted on Saturday, November 9, 2013 by mztupelo

When I was about five I heard the song Inch Worm on The Captain Kangaroo Show, and I immediately stopped playing with my dolls and laid down on the floor to listen to the song. It was so sweet and slow, with such a haunting melody. That is my first clear memory of being mesmerized by a song. Then, while in my teens, hanging out . . . more »

Building a Jazz Collection

Posted on Saturday, November 9, 2013 by mztupelo

When I was about five I heard the song Inch Worm on The Captain Kangaroo Show, and I immediately stopped playing with my dolls and laid down on the floor to listen to the song. It was so sweet and slow, with such a haunting melody. That is my first clear memory of being mesmerized by a song. Then, while in my teens, hanging out . . . more »

Remembering Marian McPartland

Posted on Monday, August 26, 2013 by mztupelo

Remembering Marian McPartland March 20th 1913 - August 20th 2013 I will miss Marian McPartland. When I worked nights, I looked forward to sharing my drive with Marian while listening to her program Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz, which was played on our local jazz radio station KCSM. Her program introduced and re-introduced her listeners to jazz greats, and to some artists not necessarily associated with . . . more »

Remembering Marian McPartland

Posted on Monday, August 26, 2013 by mztupelo

Remembering Marian McPartland March 20th 1913 - August 20th 2013 I will miss Marian McPartland. When I worked nights, I looked forward to sharing my drive with Marian while listening to her program Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz, which was played on our local jazz radio station KCSM. Her program introduced and re-introduced her listeners to jazz greats, and to some artists not necessarily associated with . . . more »

Pitching Jazz

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 by mztupelo

I think there are only three things America will be known for 2,000 years from now when they study this civilization: the Constitution, jazz music and baseball. Gerald Early 1952–, American Author As I was watching a recent San Francisco Giants game, I decided to turn off the sound (the cheers of the opposing team was just too distracting) and I put on the mournful . . . more »

Pitching Jazz

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 by mztupelo

I think there are only three things America will be known for 2,000 years from now when they study this civilization: the Constitution, jazz music and baseball. Gerald Early 1952–, American Author As I was watching a recent San Francisco Giants game, I decided to turn off the sound (the cheers of the opposing team was just too distracting) and I put on the mournful . . .