Rocky Raccoon

Rocky Raccoon

I’ve been singing Rocky Raccoon out loud for the past 2 days.  Why? Because a new gal at work has a name that rhymes with Rocky Raccoon with the same cadence.  She is very cool.  How could you not be with a name similar to Rocky Raccoon?  I have not yet informed...
Clark Terry | Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Clark Terry | Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

“If I Can Keep On Breathing, I’m Gonna Keep On Playing” How inspiring… These were the words of Clark Terry, legendary jazz trumpeter, in 1997 during his jazz performance in Salt Lake City when the high altitude of 4000 feet challenged him as...
RIP Joe Sample | Piano Magic

RIP Joe Sample | Piano Magic

Many moons ago, I discovered The Crusaders, a groundbreaking jazz-funk fusion band that featured Joe Sample and other great jazz musicians.  Their name evolved from The Jazz Crusaders.  One of their signature tunes was an upbeat, swingin’ song called...