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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Wedding Day for My Son

Aug 11, 2012

My son Matthews gets married today in Maine, and I couldn't be happier or prouder. He is marrying his Anna, who he met in college and has been with since.

They are making a home for themselves near Freeport, Maine (L.L. Bean here I come!) and my family and friends will be heading up that way for the festivities. The photo you see is the site of the ceremony.

I had to find a jazz-oriented track for today, so I tabbed a "Wedding March - Slow Waltz" from Charles Mingus' Cumbia and Jazz Fusion album. The song was written by Mingus and included on the CD version of the 1977 release.