[JPL] Phil Woods: A 'soldier for jazz

EdBride at aol.com EdBride at aol.com
Mon Oct 16 10:30:34 EDT 2006

Attendees at yesterday afternoon's closing event of the Pittsfield CityJazz  
Festival caught a glimpse of this giant, as he guest-appeared with the U.S. 
Army  Jazz Ambassadors. He also provided a thrill-of-a-lifetime for 14-year-old  
prodigy Grace Kelly, as they vamped on I'll Remember April. 
There was such chemistry between the two that it was quite incredible and  
heart-warming to watch, let alone hear. After her solo, Phil doffed his hat and  
put it on her head. When I saw them at dinner afterwards, she was still 
wearing  it.
A great memory, human and musical.

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