Category Archive: On This Day In Jazz History

“The 2010 Grammy Awards” Or “Ouch, My Cerebrum Hurts”

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In the wake of the 2010 Oscar nominations being announced a day earlier than I’d expected, I thought it would be appropriate to write a day-late lackluster review of the Grammys. First, some… Continue reading

Holiday Acrostics

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TOP 5 HOLIDAY ACROSTICS BY ALICE & JOEY.   Things seem to be Happening this Thanxgiving And that’s cool, but I’ve just Not sure if an acrostic is the most Xciting or accurate… Continue reading

Down the Rabbit Hole… The Dark Side of Oz(zfest)

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For those of you who read the fourth Harry Potter, “Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire”, you are familiar with Harry’s plight as he is somehow thrust into the Tri-Wizard Tournament against… Continue reading

Horsefingers: The Edwin Freiberger Story

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Edwin Freiberger is a name seldom whispered in this day and age, but that doesn’t make his brave personal battle with Philanges de Equidae any less noteworthy. For some reason, most music historians… Continue reading

Mickey Forkenstein: Sex, Drugs, and Elevators

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“Step into an elevator in 1995, and what do you hear? You don’t hear crying babies, or business people talking. You don’t hear those fags Yanni or Kenny G. No sir. All you… Continue reading

Change in Season; Change in Performance

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This being the first post in BFD: Beta!’s “On This Day In Jazz History” series, I’d like to open with a quote: “If the object in question is in working order, then one… Continue reading