[JPL] Garaj Mahal

MICHAEL P STRATTON dreamtrane at sbcglobal.net
Thu Aug 28 14:50:19 EDT 2008


I'm planning to play tracks #2 (Hotel) and #7(very quirky - Ishmael and Isaac) on a future fusion show I'm planning.

Mike Stratton

--- On Thu, 8/28/08, Jae Sinnett <jaejazz at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Jae Sinnett <jaejazz at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [JPL] Garaj Mahal
> To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
> Date: Thursday, August 28, 2008, 1:07 PM
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