Category Archives: Music

Mill Valley – by Rita Abrams

Wow – YouTube really does have everything.. here is a video of the song “Mill Valley” – by Rita Abrams. Rita Abrams was my kindergarten teacher at Strawberry Point School. She wrote “Mill Valley” and a dozen other songs for … Continue reading

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Trombone Solos in Jazz

I was listening to the local Jazz station last night on my way home. The song featured a trombone solo. There is something that troubles me about trombone players. I understand that it takes great skill to play lightning fast … Continue reading

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Birthday Jazz Performance

I was thrilled to take a break from law school this summer and actually play drums for the first time in two years. I was asked to sit in on a performance of Claude Bolling’s “Suite for Flute and Jazz … Continue reading

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