Posts Tagged ‘Music’

Fred Hersch, “My Coma Dreams”

People who know about Fred Hersch tend to know about the pianist’s evocative, eloquent compositions and improvisations, which regularly blur the lines between jazz and other musical genres. They may know that the 55 year-old musician has been HIV-positive since the mid-1980s and has weathered many highs and lows along … Read More…

A Hundred Million Miracles, a song by Richard Rodgers (composer) and Oscar Hammerstein II (librettist/lyricist)
suggested by Bill Rydwels

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A song from Flower Drum Song by Rodgers and Hammerstein has become a precious note to me on life and living it.  The song A Hundred Million Miracles (are happening every day) just seemed to fit into my life ever since I learned to live with HIV/AIDS and experienced a life filled with all the miracles I had been taking for granted and overlooked the 53 years I had lived before becoming truly aware of the world I lived in, partook of and assumed was due me. Read More…