Eddie Daniels - Blackwood

Whoa! To me, clarinets were always the "sick geese" of high school band. They filled each performance with - to me - a rather grating  sound. Yes, to me they sounded just like the proverbial fingernails on a chalk board. READ MORE

"Muscle Music" - Featuring Terry Crews

Of course this is not from Jim's CD collection. But I know Terry Crews' unique style of playing the drums made him laugh, and I hope it makes you laugh too. ...READ MORE

Billy Cobham Power Play
What a difference a day or two makes. At first I was ready to throw Billy Cobham Power Play out the window. I found the jazz tunes tiresome after a few minutes. Not the least bit relaxing. I was all set to give it a thumbs down. ...READ MORE

Chick Corea Compact Jazz

Jim loved, loved, loved the music of jazz musician Chick Corea. He idolized the 22-time Grammy winning jazz legend, pianist and composer. I think if dreams really could come true, he would have been a musician .... READ MORE

Cross Currents, by Richard Souther

Cross Currents by Richard Souther is another soft jazz / new age CD from Jim's collection. It never ceases to amaze me the variety of music he possessed. He had just about everything, except whatever the current pop trash was. .. READ MORE

Perspectives The Columbia Jazz Sampler

Oh, I remember some of these and the soft sound of jazz floating down from Jim's office. I often recognize music, but have a difficult time recalling the name or artist. Jim would be proud that musically illiterate wife could at least recall the tunes. Perspectives The Columbia Jazz Sampler CD provides....READ MORE