Early Autumn Three Ways

Early Autumn From Upstairs

First, from an upstairs window looking across the valley. This is a fine time of year to live in the high desert at the foot of the Cascades. Next, in the exquisite 1948 original adapted by Ralph Burns from a movement of his Summer Sequence suite for the Woody Herman Ochestra. This is the recording that sent young Stan Getz on his way to tenor saxophone fame. A YouTube contributor identified as ZOrkaz added the autumnal photographs. If Johnny Mercer had written nothing but, "There's … [Read more...]