Tag Archives: Jazz

Happy Birthday Dr. Capers!

Yesterday the amazing jazz pianist, composer, vocalist and educator Dr. Valerie Capers turned 80 years old. For several years now Starr and I have had the immense pleasure of being…

HBG’s nod to International Jazz Day

  Good morning, happy people. I say we all ditch work, toss forethought out the window and bounce. To Istanbul. Just for the day, International Jazz Day (April 30th).   It’s…

Happy birthday, Mwandishi

  I fell in love with jazz before knowing what to call it. My dad aka Pops (G. Cordell) and pianist, Herbie Hancock, were big parts of that great love affair. Pops…