Other Places: It’s Moody In Detroit

James Moody is in Detroit this week. Mark Stryker, the music critic of The Detroit Free Press, heralded the event with a column that begins: James Moody is my hero, and he should be yours. At 84, the irrepressible saxophonist and flutist remains a ferociously creative musician, playing with passion, energy and a sense of wonder at the endless possibilities of music. Stryker provides a sketch of Moody's career, then a section that includes this exchange: Q: Do you practice every day? A: I try to. … [Read more...]