Herb Geller, Activist

At eighty, Herb Geller is playing alto saxophone even better than when he was a key jazz figure in the 1950s and '60s. He is performing not with the gravity of Brahmsian old age but with full vigor. Nor has he lost the force of his convictions, witness this political song for which he wrote words and music. In the interest of fairness, the Rifftides staff searched long and hard on the internet for John McCain campaign music to balance Geller's Obama production. It seems that no jazz artist … [Read more...]