Monthly Archives: June 2009

Beyond the Starving Artist

Struggling with the issue of art and money. Continue reading

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Just Read It

Go read these other people’s thoughts on Michael Jackson’s passing Continue reading

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Moldy Figs and the Personal Essay

I just read a wonderful post by Cristina Nehring at Truthdig (via Koreanish) decrying the state of the modern American essay.  As a writer, I’ve always been particularly interested in personal essays, sometimes to a fault. (That academic paper I … Continue reading

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Are Jazz and Basketball Related?

Exploring the similarities between jazz and basketball Continue reading

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Jazz Trombone Pioneers … and Mario Kart

A new batch of trombonists is up at the jazz.com encylcopedia Continue reading

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A Vision For The Future

Thoughts on the panel discussion on education at the Vision Festival Continue reading

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Self-Publication and Other Dilemmas

What happens when I don’t post for two weeks Continue reading

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