Revised plans for the World Science Fiction Convention (15―19 December, Washington, DC) ; and the question of what we gain by allocating energy and other resources to “space tourism”. My answer? Hope, first and foremost ― and that may be the most important thing of all. Also some audience interaction, digressing into the proper use of the term “black light”, and the scammy use of ionizing radiation to give odd colours to glass and gemstones.
Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet – Daahoud Freddie Hubbard – Crisis Tina Brooks – True Blue Johnny Griffin/John Coltrane – The Way You Look Tonight Kenny Garrett – Giant Steps Herbie Hancock – Maiden Voyage Stan Getz/João Gilberto – The Girl From Ipanema Buddy Montgomery – Samba (From Black Orpheus) Horace Silver – Song For My Father