Monthly Archive: July 2015

Mighty Sam McClain (1998)

Mighty Sam McClain (1998)

 In memoriam: Mighty Sam McClain (1943-2015) “I came from eating out of garbage cans. So if I died tomorrow, I did good.”   Mighty Sam McClain wrote a song summing up his old friends’...

My Dinner With Ornette

My Dinner With Ornette

“I’m interested in bringing instant enlightenment.”             I met Ornette Coleman for dinner on a late fall evening in a fashionable restaurant in downtown Boston. He was in town...