On This Day (January 8)…Happy Birthday, Lee Jackson!

The bassist Lee Jackson was born on this day 1943. Retrieved from here. Jackson was born Keith Anthony Joseph Jackson, reportedly taking on the name “Lee” to differentiate himself from bandmate Keith Emerson after the two first joined forces in Gary Farr’s group Gary Farr and the T-Bones. The two would later go on to … Continue reading On This Day (January 8)…Happy Birthday, Lee Jackson!

Song Thoughts: Dave Brubeck’s “Blue Rondo” and Adaptations

One day, I'm going to have a podcast or a YouTube channel to discuss music. I've held back on republishing this here from my last blog in part because I hope to make this into one of the earliest episodes I do. Until it makes its transition into a new medium, however, this piece of … Continue reading Song Thoughts: Dave Brubeck’s “Blue Rondo” and Adaptations