At the Veszprem Fest

[Chick writes from Veszprem, Hungary, where he and Kenny Garrett went to see the students of Dohna’nyi at the Conservatory of Music.] What a pleasant day at the music conservatory in Veszprem. The young musicians that performed for Kenny and myself were all very accomplished. And the folklore music that they played – some by…

Lots of Fun with Al Jarreau in Marseille

[Chick writes from Marseille, France, where he and Al Jarreau took the stage for an impromptu duet.] Al is such a sweet hearted man. I love his rapport with the audience. He loves them and they love him – – his band is killin’!! I sat in on “Summertime” and “Spain” – a moment to…