Book Review: Dance of the Infidels

Earl “Bud” Powell was undisputedly one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, if not the best according to Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans, and the author of Dance of the Infidels, Francis Paudras. Monsieur Paudras, French by birth, idolized Bud throughout his formative jazz piano training. After learning of Bud’s European tour in 1959,…… Continue reading Book Review: Dance of the Infidels

Touch: An Insightful Track on “Random Access Memories”

0:00-1:28 Introduction Touch. Touch, I remember touch. Touch. Touch, I remember touch. Where do I belong? Touch, I need something more. The beginning of the song starts with a slow and soft melody, it almost feels like a dream state or limbo. The lyrics are told to us, not sung, in a robotic voice with…… Continue reading Touch: An Insightful Track on “Random Access Memories”