• Noted critics and musicians list their essential 70′s jazz record albums

  • The life of the legendary saxophonist is discussed

  • I read the liner notes, listening to Evans in a way I had not listened to anything in some time,

  • A story of 1974

     

     

  • "What are 3 or 4 of your favorite jazz albums from the 1970's?"
  • Cannonball Adderley biographer is interviewed
  • "Broad Street" -- a short story by Arya Jenkins
  • Joe Sample, the S.L.A., and a budding writer’s altered career path
murray Literature

Poetry by Anthony Murray

Mist Past:

put tears of sun into glass of tears
raining impoverished soliloquies
balance falling curious symbols
slice the sea into
symmetrical colors
while you rip apart elastic
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cravin Literature

Poetry by Dale Craven

BLUES AT SUNRISE

Sunrise Thinking of you
Slowly rising from sleep
All my thoughts irrational
Waking dreams

Farewell
To daft wishing
And hopes of one true love
All I’ve known and seen before
Fades away
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mitchell Literature

Poetry by Mark J. Mitchell

ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE: THE APOTHEOSIS OF MARY LOU WILLIAMS

It’s light on silver-black and white,

Grainy footage of a smoky room,

A woman at the keys. A spotlight

As perfectly round as the moon

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boslego Literature

Poetry by Bill Boslego

PLANTATION TOUR

“They had so many slaves to take care of”
the matronly guide reverently explained
imploring our understanding of hardship and pain
Faced by gentlemen owners in those early days

We paid admission to be moved from our time
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