Tag Archives: Essence of Cool

When Less Is Less

Much of Manhattan looks the way it looks today because of one man – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. He was the architect who gave us the looming minimalist buildings clad in seamless glass window-walls, usually black. It seemed to … Continue reading

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The Absence of Illusion

Most of what the late Michael Jackson pumped out was seen by the jazz guys as rather useless crap – so simplistic there was nothing to work with – save for that one tune Human Nature. The changes were good … Continue reading

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