print work

Before a bad accident in 2014, I wrote for various newspapers and magazines. These are some, but not all, of my favorite pieces that have been previously published.

Ahmad Jamal At The Pershing: Perfection in 1959

Musicians like Miles Davis, who once said “I live for the next Ahmad Jamal album,” may have venerated Jamal, but the general public had yet to be hipped to his style. That all changed when At the Pershing: But Not for Me, the original album on which the Pershing Lounge recording of “Poinciana” appeared, was released.