"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Belated Bird Birthday

Charlie "Bird" Parker's birthday was Wednesday too.   Greatest jazz saxaphonist ever?   Maybe.   (You could get arguments from John Coltrane fans, Dexter Gordon fans, etc.)   But certainly the most iconic:

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