Those who know me know I never take "me time." Never. I have so many who depend on me I run till I'm beyond exhaustion. This past week I felt like "Ohno," far beyond exhausted and realized if I didn't stop I might die. Honestly. And that scared the hell out of me. So I removed posts to protect my family's privacy and closed down. Not because I don't love all of you very, very much, but because I love all of you SO much. I need to find "me" again. Doing so will help me find you. I don't know if that makes sense. It does me. What I do every day is taxing. It takes a massive tole, and in addition I'm dealing with very serious personal issues, so I've decided to take a different approach to connecting with all of you. Let's just call it "Music Therapy!" Unfortunately I can't connect like most of you to video, so there are no photos. Perhaps next time!!! Please take time to click and peek. I hope you enjoy because I made an effort dammit/damit!
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers.
Lee Morgan's Band: The Sidewinder.
Lee Morgan played trumpet for Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers. Morgan was killed at age 33 while performing at a club in NYC.
This is Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers tribute to trumpter Clifford Brown, who had just died recently in a car accident at age 32 (?). Brown was Lee Morgan's idol; again, Morgan was playing trumpet in this piece.
Next times, the Modern Jazz Quartet. Yes, I'll still post about flowers, kitties and my wacky life!!!