Keep An Ear Out For Gadi Lehavi

With fairness, it could be charged that Rifftides has been too concerned lately with the old and the dead. Well, certain observances and acknowledgements needed to be made. But let's move on. David Liebman wrote with an antidote. Here's his message: ok--it's a cliche now that "they"(meaning the kids) get better earlier-check this out--he's already doing classical stuff since he was a babe--jazz for two years--Ravi (Coltrane) turned me on to him before I went to Israel a few weeks ago 13 yr old … [Read more...]

Compatible Quotes: Youth

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.--Friedrich Nietzsche It is all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.--George Bernard Shaw For God's sake give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself!--Robert Louis Stevenson The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible -- and achieve it, generation after … [Read more...]