MLS Wins 1st Place for Independent Blog at LA Press Club NAEJ Awards!

To bastardize an old credit card advertisement: Entry fee for the L.A. Press Club's National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards: $50 Finding out you took First Place for an "Entertainment Blog by an Individual Not Tied to an Organization" while listening to the virtual awards ceremony on your phone while shopping at Costco: Priceless. It…

Terry Gibbs: Something Big

“…in jazz, numbers don’t mean anything, because within 16 bars, we’re the same age.” Pannonica de Koenigswarter, the Rothschild heiress who served as a benefactress, muse, and friend to jazz legends including Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, and Bud Powell, asked 300 musicians what their three greatest wishes were. In the 2006 book of de Koenigswarter’s photos, “Three…