NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS

The Beach Ball at the Ocean House is July 3rd. Al's Octet is leading the festivities, which are wonderful, on the beach next to Taylor Swift's beach cottage in Watch Hill. We are recording that evening. It's SOLD OUT, but call and see what you can do:

Summer is here, and the beach is lookin' good !! Al is ensconced at the Ocean House for weekends (Wednesday-Sundays through Juy & August.) Come by for some quality time out -- after all, beauty is the thing in life.

All Al Copley CDs are on sale at concerts, and here to listen to and to purchase.

(See Schedule for all dates and info.)

 

A newly discovered video of Al at the 1997 Montreux Jazz Festival, opening for Eric Clapton. Click here (clip starts after advertisement but the ad only comes the first play;)

 

Yet another video surfaces, this one from the 1994 Saint Chaumond Blues Festival, this is the opener ofconcert with Ana Popovic and Joe Louis Walker.  Click here ...Right before is a BB King Jam from the 1997 Montreux Jazz Festival for your enjoyment.

CATEGORIES

The category is a Grand Canyon of echoes. Somebody utters an obscenity and you hear it keep bouncing back a million times. Categories are sometimes used by a person who feels that the one he's talking to doesn't know enough about the language in which he speaks. So he uses lines, circles, and pigeonholes to help the less literate one to a better understanding.

-- Duke Ellington, "Music is my Mistress." p. 38

GENIUS

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

-- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart