Is all music supposed to be in the academy?

A friend passed along the recent New York Times article from Sept. 6, 2020 by Giovanni Russonello entitled, “Is Jazz Capable of Meeting This Moment?” In the article, they talk to historian Robin D.G. Kelley about teaching jazz in the University. He says,...

Response to article

My friend Garrett sent me an article 17 months ago. I wrote a response and forgot about it. He just sent it to me in case I wanted to post it. I’m posting it. My friend Garrett recently sent me an article to get my thoughts. The article is arguing for a new...

Ancient world and lists

I will often listen to something while I’m eating breakfast. Lately, it’s been the Lotus Sutra. On the same day that there was a list of names in the daily reading for morning prayer, I heard this passage from the sutra from the parable of the burning...