Monday, June 7, 2010
String of Pearls
When I tell friends and colleagues that I'm going to a jazz event they often recoil in horror. I suspect they envision sedate scenes similar to the one depicted in the embedded video. They're right more often than I'd care to admit. My surroundings occasionally resemble a suburban retirement community. Just as often, however, I'm in the middle of scenarios like this or this. As Terence Blanchard notes in the trailer for "Icons Among Us", a quiet revolution is afoot.