Savannah Jazz Festival Tuesday

September 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Photos from the Savannah Jazz Festival on Tuesday Sept. 19, 2017 at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Club Ben Tucker Pavillion. Folks there couldn't stay in their seats as the Palmetto Latin Orchestra delivered upbeat tunes with a danceable beat. The event was sponsored by the Coastal Jazz Association.
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Sunday night at the jazz festival

September 18, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
It was a great Sunday afternoon and evening to kick off the 36th annual Savannah Jazz Festival at the Westin Savannah Harbor Resort. The big band sounds of the Parris Island Marine Band really set the mood and seemed to inspire the players in the Armstrong University Band. The evening ended with a jam session hosted by Teddy Adams and a crew of are...
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A show of hands

September 14, 2016  •  1 Comment
Tropical Strom Julia was neither a threat nor a hindrance for Savannah's art stalwarts–paying for parking in the adjacent is another story. The "rain or shine" invitation said it all. About thirty folks filled the front bar at Soho South Restaurant on Liberty for an arts luncheon sponsored by Daniel Reed Hospitality on Wednesday to hear artists Mar...
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A random rumination over a mushroom omelet...

August 29, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
*This is a repost of a blog from 2012* It was my first Saturday back in Savannah. I am moving here. I was to meet my good friend Robin at a place that I–with seemingly singular innocence–had never heard of. Twenty years is a long time and it had been more than that since I had lived in Savannah. Sure, I had visited, but visiting and living ar...
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Savannah memories

July 28, 2015  •  3 Comments
It started with a picture. A photograph from 1973 than went with an article in the now long-defunct Georgia Gazette. It’s of Sam Thorsen and me on the back porch of my parents’ house on Perry Street–the office of our neighborhood newspaper The Downtowner. We were 14 then. I hadn’t thought of that photo in years and yet when I saw it again recently...
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