Writings About Music

Stupendous In Invention

Commenting on Charlie Parker, Lee Konitz, John Coltrane,

Ravi Shankar, Frank Sinatra, John Cage and Composers & Lyricists in Jazz

Ratzo Harris and Michael Robinson meeting by chance at the Whitney Museum in Manhattan years later.


Three articles written by Ratzo Harris during the summer of 2012 in NewMusicBox inspired extensive commentary from myself, and I am grateful to all involved.

Here are links to the articles, including my comments published below each article.

1. Festivities August 31, 2012

2. Bird Uncaged September 7, 2012

3. Whats in a Name? September 14, 2012

- Michael Robinson, September 2012, Los Angeles


Michael Robinson is a Los Angeles-based composer and writer (musicologist).