A history lesson

I spent some time this weekend at the National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington D.C. I remember, when it opened a few years back, all the buzz it created, not just within the African American community, but in society at large. Many of the historical exhibits weren’t a huge surprise to […]

A Vintage Hobby

Over the holidays I was able to dive heart first into a love of mine I haven’t had the opportunity to explore in the past. I’ve been intrigued by turntables, vinyl, the authentic sounds produced by records since I was a boy. Of course, modern technology has made the turntable all but obsolete. But, upon […]

Jerry Vezza performs at Shanghai Jazz

Tonight, I’m doing dinner and drinks at Shanghai Jazz in Madison, NJ.  I remember stumbling on this best kept secret while in the area a few years ago, and I’ve been a big fan ever since. The venue is typically busiest on Friday and Saturday nights, but snagging a reservation during the week means the […]