Big Joe Turner - Blues Singer (1911 - 1985) “The Boss of the Blues” Providing an essential link between the blues and rock \'n\' roll, Big Joe Turner is best remembered for his classic 1954 hit Shake, Rattle and Roll... more
I was first exposed to jazz as a child in Boston and at a Sun Ra concert.
I met Jaco Pastorius as a teenager in NYC.
The best show I ever attended was The Gap Band.
The first jazz record I bought was Heavy Weather.