Month: December 2015

Poinciana

Ahmad Jamal’s 1958 hit ‘Poinciana’ has one of those rhythms you know, it simple, elegant, hypnotic yet a bit tricky.  I stumbled in the dark on this piece for years so once I got a better feel for the groove I thought it would be useful to share with others and decided to make a …

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Baby Dodds

In the mid 1990’s during my time at UNT I was fortunate to study with Ed Soph for a year.  I also played a lot of raquetball and severely sprained my left ankle at the beginning of the first semester with Ed.  When I went to my next lesson I asked Ed if we could …

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