Archive for December, 2013

KAREEM SERAGELDIN – TYSON GAY – Marion Jones – Etc.

Kareem Serageldin was in many ways the quintessential and classical case of a person living the “American Dream”. He is the son of immigrants from Egypt. He excelled in school and life, and made his family proud as he scaled the academic and achievement ladder of superior success. He graduated from Yale and then went […]

CAN YOU DIG IT ? DO YOU GET IT ?

In the 50s, when I first became serious about jazz, there were many different forms and formats to the music. In addition, with so much emphasis on creativity and improvisation, there were always musicians that came up with different interpretations and approaches to the music as well. That being the case, there was always a […]