NOAHJAZZ - NB PONTIFICATES

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

Month: July, 2013

The Key to Fulfillment

Reflections on the delicate balance that I’ve found governs the quest for self-actualization and fulfillment.

Peeling the Onion

Reflections on life as a journey (not a destination) and gratitude to a dear person who has personified this before my eyes.

Top 10 Jazz Musicians Deserving of NEA Jazz Master Consideration: 2014 Edition

A few days ago the 2014 class of NEA Jazz Masters was announced, with honors going to the diverse crew of Richard Davis, Anthony Braxton, Keith Jarrett and Jamey Abersold. 3+ years ago, I wrote about musicians who I felt had been neglected in this selection process (click here to read that post for reference), and the latest batch has led me reflect a bit on who has been inducted since and who is still overdue.