NOAHJAZZ - NB PONTIFICATES

MY REFLECTIONS ON MUSIC, LIFE, FOOD AND WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE . . .

Month: January, 2012

Top 10 Favorite Elvin Jones Tracks

I’m always hesitant to offer definitive “favorites” for most anything but Elvin is my favorite drummer, period. Enjoy this varied list . . .

MLK and How to Measure Success

This post is predicated on my belief that all we can control is doing the right thing to the best of our ability – to a large extent, the specific outcome is out of our hands. As such, when we try to affect positive change, the tangible outcome is an inadequate measure of success. Here I discuss this idea and tie it in with the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tomato Sauce – Basic and with Variations

A good tomato sauce is a great for coating pasta or spreading on pizza, and it’s a multi-purpose way to spruce up vegetables or soups or even sandwiches. AND, it’s actually quite easy and relatively cheap to make a tomato sauce that’s better than anything you’ve ever had from a jar.