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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Mad Met: Tommy Davis on the 1967 New York Jazz Scene

See that’s the thing.  I had one of my best years in New York and I think a lot had to do with my mindset.  You look at the back of the baseball card and notice a season that sticks out from the others and you wonder why the guy played so well that one particular year.  I was very happy in New York.  My wife and children were back in L.A. and I missed them terribly, but the ambient, rolling sounds of the subway trains as I fell asleep at my mother’s house after home games, the common harmonies of my youth, soothed my loneliness, like some sweet, nightly lullaby.  I woke up and arrived at Shea Stadium every day with a smile and got to take witness to an extraordinary jazz scene after hours.

djordan Posted: April 10, 2014 at 09:59 AM | 7 comment(s)
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