Category: Jazz

Joe Sample – Old Places, Old Faces 1

Joe Sample – Old Places, Old Faces

I made a trip down to the Fifth Ward of Houston on Friday. No offense to the people who live there, or who are from there, but the “Five Spot” is not my normal...

David Byrne and Brian Eno together again 0

David Byrne and Brian Eno together again

The Talking Head’s live album “Stop Making Sense” was the staple at our Rugby games, the tunes that got us jazzed up to play. The movie of “Stop Making Sense” (cue the visual of...

Rugby World Cup – South Africa!!! 1

Rugby World Cup – South Africa!!!

South Africa beats reining champs England 15-6 to claim the 2007 RWC Championship. In pool play on September 14, South Africa had beaten England 36-0. After that game, Jonny Wilkinson returned to the team,...

Rugby World Cup: England vs. South Africa in the Finals 2

Rugby World Cup: England vs. South Africa in the Finals

Jonny Wilkinson almost went from hero to goat. After coming back from injury, missing the first two matches of pool play, the England flyhalf led his team through to the semi’s including an upset...

Rugby World Cup: upsets set the Semis 1

Rugby World Cup: upsets set the Semis

This is why they play the games. In two somewhat stunning turns, the #1 and #2 ranked teams in the world, New Zealand and Australia, are sent to the sidelines by England and France...

Rugby World Cup – on to the Quarters 1

Rugby World Cup – on to the Quarters

Quarterfinals are set with three excellent matches and one potential road kill; and, yes Gordon, pic of Jason White from Scotland! With some outstanding matches and a few blowouts, the pairings are set for...

Rugby World Cup 3rd Weekend 0

Rugby World Cup 3rd Weekend

Quarter final pairings get closer, but five matches next weekend will decide who moves to the knockout round! With five mostly blowout matches and one surprisingly close one with South Africa besting Tonga only...

Rugby World Cup 2nd weekend 1

Rugby World Cup 2nd weekend

See my weekend one post here. New Zealand looked everything the favorite as they beat Portugal 108-13, even with many second tier players playing and some out of position. Neither Jonny Wilkinson nor his...

Rugby World Cup 1st weekend 6

Rugby World Cup 1st weekend

While I, like most Americans, am excited about the NFL season (especially with the hometown Houston Texans looking like a team to cheer for for a change!), I am more enthralled with watching the...

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