Herbie Mann Comin' Home

Saturday, January 9, 2010

The Closest I've Been To Open Air




In the few minutes it took to listen, something travelled years within seconds.

In her pitches, something went deep and something went high.

From her words, something went from world-weary to childlike.


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2 comments:

  1. I too love Joni Mitchell. It is wonderful when a song can transport us to a time or a moment we cherished.

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  2. I rediscovered her when she started doing a few jazz vocals. Then I went back to the early stuff. She's not just an idol of her time, she's an artist.

    Her "Woodstock", when you listen to it by her, is a sad song, not the upbeat Crosby, Stills, Nash hit version.

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