Originally posted on JAZZ LIVES:
Dave Dexter, Jr., wrote in THE JAZZ STORY (1964): The morning after my first interview with Brown, in 1939 in Chicago, his father arrived at Down Beat‘s old Dearborn Street offices with a glossy 8 x 10 photograph of an alto saxophone, lying in its case without a mouthpiece and…

Originally posted on angie and the cool network:
What would you do if you were walking down the street and you saw a homeless person laying on the road. It turns out that this person looks like someone you know, perhaps from school. They look dirty. They stink. They literally disgust you but you can’t…