Freddie Hubbard Is Gone

Freddie Hubbard died this morning in the Sherman Oaks district of Los Angeles. He was hospitalized there since he had a heart attack on November 26. Hubbard was 70. From the trumpeter's first recording with the Montgomery Brothers in 1958, it was evident that reports coming out of Indianapolis were true: the city had produced a remarkable trumpet player, one who might equal another twenty-year-old, Lee Morgan. After his arrival in New York, Hubbard quickly proved the point. The two were the … [Read more...]

Progress (+ -) Report

My PC-to-iMac conversion project is coming along nicely. I should have the new computer figured out any year now. It will be nice if that year turns out to be 2009.  … [Read more...]

Compatible Quotes: Computers

User, n. The word computer professionals use when they mean "idiot." ~Dave Barry  But they are useless. They can only give you answers. ~Pablo Picasso  Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all. ~John F. Kennedy … [Read more...]