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The HUM: MLK Jr. & All That Jazz

The HUM: MLK Jr. & All That Jazz

When I was a boy growing up, I learned to love jazz music. My folks had an “entertainment center” of some sort in the living room, and they’d play records by Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, lots of jazz.  Those were their favorites, although my mom also loved show tunes and my dad

The HUM: Set up the pins for the Peppers

It was a Friday night, the historic dance/concert at the Arcata Bowl, just after the turn of the century was titled “Our Last Band Bash.”  The oh-so-memorable night featured top indie rock bands of the day playing in a venue that was known as the Pin Room. The “bash” had our current Third District Supervisor

The HUM: Ch-ch-changes, here and there…

Ch-ch-changes, oh, look out, you rock ‘n’ rollers. Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes, turn and face the strange. Ch-ch-changes, pretty soon now you’re gonna get older… – from Changes by David Bowie In part in the wake of the recent successful tribute to Joni Mitchell, my friend Lyndsey Battle is planning a multi-vocalist tribute to the late great David

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