• In the presence of music, time and trouble stop.
• The band took a couple of corners too fast on “Gumba Blue.” Everything turned out all right, though, and when the number was over, Maria grinned at the audience and quoted something that David Bowie once said to her: “The beautiful thing about music is that if the plane goes down, everybody walks away.”
I’ll co-sign that.
* * *
The video for David Bowie’s “Sue,” accompanied by the Maria Schneider Orchestra: