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October 26, 2015


Great anecdote, Alan -- and thanks for the plug. By the way, Dave Frishberg says he told Sims that "if Cohn was the Joe DiMaggio of tenor saxophonists, he [Sims] was the Ted Williams." It's on page 27 of my book. . .

Ah, Dave Frishberg -- singer and writer of my favorite song about baseball -- "Van Lingle Mungo."

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I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
to the greatness
of Teddy Wilson
"After You've Gone"
on the piano
in the corner
of the bedroom
as I enter
in the dark

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