Heaps of gratitude to Betsy Westendorf, who produced this video, a document of the art-form Rhina Espaillat learned at the home of her grandmother in the Dominican Republic, and brought with her when she came to the US in 1939. Watch on YouTube
Covid-19 has made it exceedingly difficult to find a place to hold a concert! Caroline Joliffe, owner of the not-yet-opened restaurant The Joy Nest, let us us the premises to record a terrific set. Listen to my friends John Tavano on guitar, Roger Kimball on bass and cello, and Ringo (the drum machine) play up a storm to an audience of one.