Playing Favorites

If you’re a fan of anything, you probably have a favorite. Favorite basketball player, favorite show of your favorite TV series, favorite movie… you get the idea.

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Lori Chandler
The Challenge of Appreciation

I have to say Marcus Lewis is responsible for a lot of the deep thoughts I’ve been having lately. In fact he’s somewhat responsible for Take Five Music Productions existing at all, but that’s a story for another time. Recently he posed a question on Facebook…

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Lori Chandler
This Jazz Ain't Free

Let’s start at the beginning, or at least get close. Jazz has never been “free”. It was and is a music born of suffering, strife, but ultimately also a steadfast unwillingness to give up - of adaptations made not out of desire but out of the basic need to survive.

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Lori Chandler
Welcome, Wanderers!

We all have our favorite spots, don’t we? Favorite comfy chair, favorite bar stool, favorite park bench. Well, my favorite spot (aside from my couch) is anywhere I can see and hear music, and my favorite among THAT is jazz.

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Lori Chandler