Category Archives: Glen Gray

HAUNTED HOUSES IN HARLEM, A LONELY COTTAGE FOR SALE & A DESERTED FARM

This darkest of all my articles is about mysterious houses I have shot during a recent trip through the eastern part of Germany, the former DDR: Rostock, Magdeburg, Dresden, Leipzig & Görlitz. I was lucky because some of the impressive … Continue reading

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HOW A BRITON, SOME SWING KINGS & TWO BOPPERS SAW “THE BEAUTIFUL INDIANS”, OR…

… 13 JAZZ REFLECTIONS ON THE NATIVE AMERICAN It’s all about love, dear folks, and also about a guilty conscience… ? …Now, meditate a while on that. Dave Brubeck must have felt this guilt, or rather shame, paired of course … Continue reading

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