Category Archives: Jazz and Basketball

Posts about the intersection between jazz and basketball.

Basketball, Grad School, and Jazz — California, Here I Come!

If you’ve been wondering what’s kept me quiet here at the blog for the past couple of months, it has been the extremely stressful and nerve-wracking process that is graduate school admissions. US News’ Education page and Online Graduate Programs both … Continue reading

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Trombone Shorty and Christian Scott As NBA Superstars

Thanks to a tweet by freeform, I was just hipped to this recent article in the Wall Street Journal by jazz writer Larry Blumenfeld about New Orleans wunderkinds Christian Scott and Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews. It’s well-done, so give it … Continue reading

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Are Jazz and Basketball Related?

Exploring the similarities between jazz and basketball Continue reading

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Something I don’t expect to be posting much …

Since I started Lubricity last week, I’ve been thinking about the meaning of the word and, ironically, how this space will define itself in its own non-definitional way.  One way of going about this has been to think about what … Continue reading

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