JOE LOVANO QUARTET feat. HANK JONES: live at JazzBaltica 2005

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Joe Lovano, tenor saxophonist, is deeply merged into tradition but also adds his own sound and versatility, Hank Jones goes from swing to bop, his two-handed playing becomes the entire rhythm section, the two giants join George Mraz on bass and Lewis Nash on drums. Here they are playing at JazzBaltica Festival in 2005.


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Lady of the Lighthouse

John Cowgill's Literature Site

The waters of the Potomac River were choppy as I was all alone driving my craft through the thick fog.  I could not see more than a foot in front of me.  I could not even see the bow.  There was nothing but fog surrounding.  I could not see anything but white.  I slowly drove my craft having no idea of what I could possibly hit in the water.  Then, I saw something.  It was a light.  It looked like a light from a lighthouse.  I looked at my radar.  It appeared that I was near Piney Point.  I remember a lighthouse being there.  I turned towards the light.

“Ahoy there,” I heard a lady’s voice shout out.

“Ahoy,” I replied.

I saw a light swirling around ahead of me.

“Do you see my light,” I heard her say.  “I am standing at the end of a dock.”

“I see…

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Conformity Crisis [Part 3] – The Use Of Labels In Society


By: Zy Marquiez
December 30, 2015

“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike, than those who think differently.”
– Nietzsche

“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.”
– Sun Tzu

One of the pillars of conformity is politics.

Furthermore, one of the biggest hints that conformity exists is the fact that there are ‘only’ two mainstream political ideologies – as if there ever truly were or ever will be just two. Of course, each all-encompassing ideology is an umbrella in which a variety of degrees of beliefs gravitate towards. These umbrella catch-all tenets are the way in which people are precisely controlled.

Put yourself in the comptroller’s shoes. What would be easier to do, to pin two sides against each other? Or to pin hundreds,

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