Not to bore Rifftides readers with internet trivia, but two more days of extended conversations with Apple technicians seem to have led us out of the digital black hole that captured us for a few days.
I never had these hassles with my Royal Standard typewriter. Of course, the Royal refused to go online.
While the staff catches its breath and hopes for a good night’s sleep, we invite you to enjoy guitarists John Stowell (on the right in the video) and Larry Coryell playing “Someday My Prince Will Come,” not “Waltz For Debbie,” as some misled YouTube contributor tells us in the screen credits. Bassist Doug Matthews and drummer Keith Wilson accompany the guitarists. This was taped in 2011 at the White House, an arts center in Tumucua, Florida. The painter at work in the background is Jerry Hooper.
John Stowell’s latest album, Live Beauty, features a quartet with saxophonist Michael Zilber. More about that later this week—if all goes well.