Flashback — Seeing Ramsey Lewis at the London House   Leave a comment

The great Ramsey Lewis passed away September 12th at age 87. This is a posting from November 1, 2009. May he rest in peace. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

Sunday afternoon and here I am listening to music back in time – in my mind. The time is the sixties, a time of early romance, which has always had a music connection – especially blues and jazz. Nurtured by late night radio, the music was often a balance with loneliness providing a connection with the feeling that stirred my very being. Some of my favorite jazz musicians were the likes of Oscar Peterson, Ramsey Lewis, Dave Brubeck, Erroll Garner and Ahmad Jamal. RamseyLewis_RamseySo, as I set here on our deck watching the dance of flying insects, a vision seen only because of the late afternoon sun spotlighting the being, otherwise unnoticed to the eye, and listening to an NPR interview with Ramsey Lewis – Ramsey Lewis: Opening Jazz to All – the genenis of my flashback.

Loving the late night radio music, it was only natural to share…

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Posted September 14, 2022 by kenneturner in Information

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