• new dawn

    December 6, 2011

    These last few years, I find myself regularly waking up at dawn, and the first feeling that seeps into my consciousness is a flush of anticipation. I like to get up, momentarily at least, and look East out the window to catch the maiden sun’s rays as they lick and slant, coloring the cobalt sky.… [ read more ]

  • hollis

    December 3, 2011

    Tenor saxophone phenom Hollis Gentry was born on this day in 1954. He was a charismatic performer who could light up your ears with beautiful cascading saccades of notes. When he died in 2006, I wrote this tribute: troubled soul even tho music chose him pulled him out of the massive pack & set up… [ read more ]