October 8, 2011
JazzPhil-USA 7th Annual Talent Search (judging panel)
Nola’s , 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
734 E. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Sweeping cereal dust over weathered wooden floors
He knew this push-broom life was not his.
Brave soldiers and dashing lovers, charming spies and magnetic saviors,
On a screen –
These were his people. And (in darker moments) his friends,
His Sirens, beckoning from a distant place,
Where corn was found in polished supermarket aisles,
and in endless regiment rows outside a frosty window.
Too beautiful to stay.
Songs that make…
The Shanti Bhavan boarding school, in Tamil Nadu, India, founded by a rich man who realized giving away most of his money to the “lowest” members of his society would make him infinitely richer, caters to children of the Dalits, the so-called “untouchables,” India’s bottom caste. The goal is to educate them so they can take care...