Today is Von Freeman’s 91st birthday. Missing him more than ever. Lately I’ve been missing his rock solid advice; whenever I felt lost he always got me back on the path. With all the interesting courses and the dynamic academic scene at University of Chicago, I’ve been feeling a touch lost; his wisdom would be perfect right now.
Here is one of my favorite solos from my years at the Apartment Lounge:
Here’s a photo of us recording “The Improvisor”: