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Lessons from Don Cherry

Miles and Wynton both agree… Don Cherry is important. “Don Cherry, I like…” – Miles Davisby Leonard Feather, Down Beat Volume 58 No. 12first published by Down Beat, June 1964  “I loved Don Cherry.” – Wynton Marsalisinterviewed by Will Layman…

Make the road by walking

Life experiences, personal relationships, childhood memories, visual expressions - the smells, tastes, sights, and sounds of daily life... the musicians who I am connected to most have this in their music. It can be explicit or implicit - but it can be felt. Can I hear your story in your music? Am I telling my story in my music?