Saturday, April 13, 2013

The Great John Clayton

What a treat to meet the great bassist John Clayton yesterday at Berklee where he spent the week performing and teaching. When I told him who I was, he gave me the biggest smile and told me how much he loved Jake Hanna. Then he promptly told me a Jake story.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Jake's and Ana's birthdays

Jake was born on April 4, 1931. Today would have been his 82nd birthday. Hope you're still making some beautiful music up there Jake.

 Ana Marquez Greene was born on April 4, 2006. Today would have been her 7th birthday. She was killed in the Sandy Hook school shootings in Newtown, CT last December. Hope you're still hearing some beautiful music up there Ana.