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Here is a picture of the oven and Mike the pizzaolo at Il Canale in the Georgetown area of Washington, DC.
I went to play a Sunday brunch gig at the Waynesville Inn and Country Club today and as we were getting ready to set up our equipment, the restaurant manager came up and said something like “you’re not playing today, … Continue reading
I don’t know what to say about this: http://www.expertvillage.com/video/92033_piano-jazz-five-four.htmhttp://www.expertvillage.com/video/92021_piano-jazz-trio.htmhttp://www.expertvillage.com/video/92017_piano-jazz-progression.htm All of his other lessons can be found here: http://www.expertvillage.com/expert/1426.htm He also teaches break dancing and golf ball tricks.
Interesting expressions on people’s faces. The kid’s faces are naturally more curious and less concerned than the adults.
I came across an interesting entry in a listing of videotapes (pdf) produced by the National Security Agency, the largest of the US intelligence agencies, titled “Jazz in the USSR.” Running just over 46 minutes long and carrying a “For … Continue reading
Two articles about the ongoing financial crisis/money-grab, one from Paul Krugman of the New York Times and one from Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post. My bailout factoid for the day: If the $18,000,000,000 paid as bonuses to executives in … Continue reading
John Thain, the former CEO of Merrill Lynch, one of the large banks that was rescued with a taxpayer-subsidized sale, decided early last year (pre-bailout) that he needed a redecorated office to entertain his buddies/hide his mistress/contemplate why his bank … Continue reading
A good call to action for our new President and something for everyone to think about: http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles_of_faith/1776/07/rev_susan_lee_o.html