Monthly Archives: December 2013

Cultural disconnect

Very unsettling experience today. Stopped in to a little consignment shop I’d never noticed before in Brooklyn. After a few minutes in the store, I spotted an oil painting, high on the wall, of a stereotypical old Jewish man, smiling … Continue reading

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Even in art, sometimes there IS a “right” way and a “wrong” way!

Re: The American Songbook. I appreciate that the standards can be interpreted by anyone, and the songs are strong enough to endure a wide range of treatments. But some just fail, period. For example, “Goody Goody” should not suffer the … Continue reading

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