Author Archive for George W. Harris

A MONTH OF GIVING THANKS

Isn’t it amazing that almost every holiday has a song except Thanksgiving? What’s THAT all about?!? There’s even songs for The Great Pumpkin, thanks to Charlie Brown. Why do we give Thanksgiving such short shrift? Thankfulness is one of the…

Afro Bop Alliance: Angel Eyes

Lots of percussive grooves are felt on the collection of originals and covers presented by the septet Afro Bop Alliance on this release. The rhythm team of Joe McCarthy/dr-perc, Harry Appelman/p and Tom Baldwin/b gets an extra exotic flavor with…