Thelonious Monk Rehearsing in a New York loft with saxophonists Phil Woods and Charlie Rouse. Jazz: A History of America's Music; by Geoffrey C Ward and Ken Burns. Saw Monk at Longhorn Jazz Festival, Austin, July
Freddie Mercury. We lost a great man 23 years ago today to AIDS. My first Rock and Roll love. Thank you Freddie for being the most influential person in my life at 14, you will always have a special place in my heart.