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Al Cohn Eh

The story goes that a friend who hadn't seen the great tenor saxophonist Al Cohn in a long time encountered him on the street in New York and said, "Hey, Al, where are you living these days?" "Oh," Al said, "I'm living in the past.” Looking over a string of recent posts, it is clear that Rifftides has been living in the past, too. For the most part, our retro residency has been dictated by events. For one thing—as James Moody told me his grandmother once said—“Folks is dyin’ what ain’t … [Read more...]