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Thank You, Robert Fripp

Musical paths are meandering.  The point is never the arrival, always the journey.  And every musician can point to at least one event, and frequently several events, that spurred that journey onward. My first big push came from Robert Fripp.  Or more accurately, his band King Crimson–whose first album I bought just because the cover looked interesting. …

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Turkey Neck Stew

Cookin’ me up a big pot of turkey neck stew.  I’ve never done it before, but I heard somebody talking about it the other day and it sounded delicious, so why not? I’ve been cooking all  my life.  Which isn’t to say I’m a great cook, but I’m willing to eat my mistakes.  There was …

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Zappa Preys Zappa

Last night was a great musical treat in our fair city–the return of Return to Forever.  This edition was not the original edition that appeared at the Paramount Theater two years ago, but an all-star lineup nonetheless–the nucleus of Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, and Lenny White were joined by Jean-Luc Ponty and Frank Gambale in …

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