Max Roach’s Drum Solos

I am sucker for jazz drum solos. I stumbled on two this weekend, both by Max Roach and from the same album, Brown and Roach Incorporated.  The album features trumpeter Clifford Brown and was released in 1955. The first song, Sweet Clifford, comes at you with break neck, hard bop speed, as if the musicians … Continue reading Max Roach’s Drum Solos

Happy Little Accidents

I’m still learning how to shoot with my Canon AE-1 film camera. The most recent roll of film I developed came back with the surprising image above. Taken in my front yard, one foggy morning, there is a light leak that adds just the right amount of eerie texture to the photo. I posted on … Continue reading Happy Little Accidents

Concentration Beats Vol. 4

I curated this one hour playlist of music to help you concentrate and focus. This playlist differs from those online in that it offers an instrumental beats/lo-fi/hip-hop/jazz driven style instead of classical or ambient. This playlist features music from BadBadNotGood, Khruangbin, Peanut Butter Wolf, The Album Leaf, Oddisee, Helios and many more. If you enjoy … Continue reading Concentration Beats Vol. 4