Correspondence: Frishberg on Sudhalter

Dave Frishberg's friendship and collaborations with Dick Sudhalter go back more than three decades. He sent this appreciation. I want to say something about Dick Sudhalter and the sadness of his passing . I'm staggered by Sudhalter's contributions to jazz literature and criticism. There are plenty of good writers who write about the music, but for my money Sudhalter and Benny Green stand out as the enduring literary giants of the genre. Both of them were involved with "classic" jazz and swing … [Read more...]