“Chou à la Crème” means “cream puff” in French; I’m not sure how to spell that in Japanese. If you like this, you might also enjoy Bern Baby Bern. I liked her right away because it’s obvious she’s having such a great time performing – an amazing virtuoso who plays most everything at Warp 10. Spiral and Open Door are nice exceptions that remind me a little of those epic compositions by Keith Jarret. And here she is interviewing bassist Ron Carter.
Archives for February 2010
Terrible. This might be the worst thing I’ve ever seen. I don’t have words to describe how bad it is.
While we’re looking back at Friday, here’s another entry for the Tom Waits Lenten Songbook.
Well the rampaging sons of the widow James
Jack the cutter and the pock marked kid
Had to stand naked at the bottom of the cross
And tell the good lord what they did
Tell the good lord what they did
– “Get Behind the Mule”
Jesus says, “Mother I couldn’t stay another day longer”
Flies right by me and leaves a kiss upon her face
While the angels are singin’ his praises in a blaze of glory
Mary stays behind and starts cleaning up the place
– Patty Griffin, “Mary”