Category Archives: Music

Jazz: The Gerald Wilson Orchestra

I’ve listened to and enjoyed the music of the Gerald Wilson Orchestra for years. I’ve never been disappointed by what I heard. I have heard them live once, at the Playboy Jazz Festival in the Hollywood Bowl, sometime in the Eighties, I … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, June 17

Books and music. Life is good. The Hog’s Back Mystery by Freeman Wills Crofts [Poisoned Pen Press 2015 trade paper, new] – mystery. Originally published in 1933, long out of print. Introduction by Martin Edwards. Antidote to Venom by Freeman Wills … Continue reading

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