Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Stolen Blackguard Esquire

There's a point in the PBS Jazz series where Wynton Marsalis is talking up Art Blakey, saying how he went to a gangster's house who was holding a drummer's kit on a loan. "You have deprived the man of his livelyhood", he said.

The band Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has had their gear vault broken into, losing some choice gear, including a 1954 blackguard Esquire. (Yes, I must obsess on the Esquire. I'm the Teleblogster.) That's just a scumbag move.

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