• Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On December 9, 2003

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Wrench monkey rides again

A month or two back I had a small scrape-up backing out of my garage. We had been parking the wheelbarrow just inside the garage door on my side; no longer. Backing out one morning, in a hurry, I cut it too close. The inside front fender lip caught the stand of the wheelbarrow, and […]

  • Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On December 9, 2003

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Holiday songs: A Dave Brubeck Christmas

Continuing my review of my personal favorite holiday recordings, today’s disc is A Dave Brubeck Christmas. This latter-day collection of solo piano numbers has a parlor ambience to it, as though Dave were sitting at your grandmother’s old upright piano. Dave covers a set of mostly standards with a few of his own compositions in […]