Sometimes it doesn't take much.
WGBH. The music I love, without having to choose and change records. Today is Clifford Brown's birthday, so the pickins are especially good.
The boy was upstairs with his grandparents. The girl was a asleep. Mrs. G. was working late. Don't get me wrong, I live for my family. But this was the first time in years I sat to eat without interruption. Simple pleasures.
Clifford Brown died in 1956, leaving next to nothing in the way of live footage. Instead, enjoy this:
Of note: Bobby Timmons plays piano sitting on a chair; Benny Golson's glasses; matching 3/2 peaked lapel suits with one button sleeve cuffs that might as well have been designed by ADG. This is a clothing blog, remember?