Rifftides has been inactive for a few days. None of the reasons for that…thank goodness…have to do with a virus. The staff are healthy and keeping our distance from other humans, as instructed. We hope that you are doing the same. I’m not positive what music is best to share with readers and listeners as this worrisome infection sweeps the world, but I’m convinced that it must make us feel better. These two classic recordings should be a good start.
Please be well and stay safe.
Orsolya S. says
Music is good medicine.
I feel better already.
Thank you, Doug.
Bill Kirchner says
I just discovered this recently—a wonderful collaboration between the recently departed pianist-composer Lyle Mays (1953-2020) and Bonnie Herman, the much-admired female vocalist of the innovative 1970s vocal group The Singers Unlimited.
In these uniquely troubled times, I’ve found this performance a source of comfort. See if you agree.
Orsolya S. says
One appropriate song – for me, anyway – is Duke Ellington’s and Bob Russell’s “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore.”
Jan Olsson says
An album which made me forget all about Corona for a while is “Sonny Stitt plays arrangements from the pen of Quincy Jones” (Roost). Try it and be reminded of one of an almost forgotten hero in the wonderful world of jazz.
Je profite du confinement pour écouter Paul Desmond et travailler quelques uns de ses solos.
Attempted translation from M. Gatien’s French: “I take advantage of the (Covid) confinement to listen to Paul Desmond and work on some of his solos.”
John Bolger says
Thanks for a little sunshine in these grey days.
Rifftides reader John Bolger writes, “I came across an inspirational group effort today and found it truly inspirational. We all need a little hope at the moment. Go here to see and listen to it: