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Music runs through my life - but the only instrument I play is the
radio or the vinyl, CD or MP3 players! Chunky jazz is the usual
music of choice- KCSM is normally tuned and locked in.
I enjoy anything that’s danceable or gets the body swaying and head
bobbing - world beat, reggae, classic gospel, trans-dance, old rock
and roll- got 'em all on vinyl and CD. But as Johnny Otis says, “no
rap crap- that is not music!” I also appreciate classical music and
have listened for extended periods as a change of pace.
Warning - Maybe too much info. lies ahead !!!!!!
Recorded favorites are electric Miles, Hendirx, Harold Melvin and
the Bluenotes, Les McCann/Eddie Harris, Temptations, Woody Herman
and Jimmie McPartland/Vic Dickenson doing classic Dixieland- that
vinyl is pretty well worn. My traveling tunes are all the classic
R&B, soul, blues masters. Beyond labels favorites are Talking
Heads, Taj Mahal, Little Feat, Traffic, Steely Dan, Marvin Gaye,
etc. Still works for me....
TV viewing is mostly PBS- Newshour, Nightly business report,
Masterpiece Theater-love Downton Abbey and Jane Austen, Friday
Mystery night, Nova, Nature and other shows that stimulate
intellectual curiosity. Commercial TV just doesn’t reach me- not
much interested in current offerings. Historically was a regular
for Hill St. Blues, St. Elsewheres, Star Trek Deep Space Nine,
Seinfeld and That 70’s Show. So........ a good, complex story line
speaks to me. Therefore I avoid today's contrived, sarcastic,
one-line, "witty" put-down fare or reality shows.
My reading path is eclectic. Favorites are/have been PG Wodehouse,
Morton’s early 1900's international "in search of.." travelogue
series, James Mitchener, Dennis Lehane, Charles Dickens, and
whatever seems interesting at the library. Usually have multiple
books going at a time.
I’m not a particular foodie, so any cuisine with a diverse menu and
interesting ambiance works for me.
For movies, I like quirky, interesting story lines. Favorites in
the past have been; Man on Fire, Tin Men, Red Rock West, Pulp
Fiction, No Time for Old Men, Being There, Uncle Buck, My Cousin
Vinny, Apocalypto, Aquerre-the Rath of God, and other foreign or
indie films. Periodically go out with friends for a movie and
beers. Last one, I did skip- Girl with the Dragon Tattoo- as I
wanted to see the PBS season I Downton Abbey seven hour marathon
before season II began.