Speaking Of Radio…

Matt Wilson

Oh, we weren’t? Well, we are now. First here’s something you can listen to immediately. Today on National Public Radio’s Weekend All Things Considered, the host, Guy Raz, closed with eight minutes and 45 seconds of conversation with drummer Matt Wilson (pictured, left). They talked about Wilson’s new album, Max Roach, Buddy Rich, Lucille Ball, Carl Sandburg, Felicia Wilson’s amazing recovery from a dangerous condition and Wilson’s revolutionary belief that not only is it permissible to make the … [Read more...]

Compatible Quotes: Awards


I copied and learned from my predecessors and I'm grateful to them, and I gratefully accept this award—Sonny Rollins, 6/20/12 I love awards, especially if I get them—Ben Gazzara Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust—Jesse Owens … [Read more...]