From The Archive: Fín-uhs

Phineas Newborn, Jr.

Josh Rutner wrote to remind me of this Rifftides piece that ran nearly five years ago. When I exhumed it from the archive, I discovered that digital gremlins had stolen the subject's picture and destroyed some of the links. The staff has restored the post, and that's reason enough to remind us all of this wonderful pianist. March 3, 2008 For weeks, the CD reissue of Phineas Newborn, Jr.'s 1961 album A World of Piano! has been propped up near my computer as a reminder to post something about … [Read more...]