[JPL] This must be a first in jazz

Jackson, Bobby Bobby.Jackson at ideastream.org
Tue Sep 25 01:04:29 EDT 2007

At the last IAJE I took a train ride up to The Bronx to walk my old stompin' grounds near Yankee Stadium.  One of my missions was to go to the Chock Full Of Nuts diner  one block from 161st and River Ave (a stone's throw from Yankee Stadium) and order an egg cream with my breakfast.  Oh yeah........  delicious!


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The veteran percussionist, Sephardic Bobby Matos originally from The Bronx,
living in L A since the late 70s has released a new album, Bobby Matos's
Afro-Latin Ensemble for Life Force titled Gratitude. As always another high
caliber album with a fine homage to John W. Coltrane-Bronx Trane, nice take
on All Blues and other provocative selections including what I am sure is
the first tribute to egg creams in jazz, an original Bobby tune named Uncle
David's Egg Creams. A sidebar, as a tribute to his dual heritage, Matos'
long time publishing firm for his own compositions is Café con Bagels which
reminds me of the zany Slim Gaillard song, Dunkin' Bagels(Splash! in the

Hmmm, all of a sudden I have a craving for an egg cream, I have seltzer,
milk and chocolate syrup, I need to find me some Fox's to be 100% authentic.



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