Sunday, July 19th, 2004. Just one year has passed since I took part in the 23th annual Satch-Mo Festival last year. And here it comes again. I went to Ebisu Beer Hall to join the 24th Fest – the same place, the same performers out there.
去年におおよそ全演奏を聴いて十二分に堪能したので，今年は Jimmie Smith さんだけに狙いを定めて 16時半頃に会場入り．会場外の喫煙コーナーで，葉巻をくゆらせる Jimmie さんを発見したので，挨拶と昨年の感想を伝えたのち，写真を一緒に撮ってもらいました．
Since I listened to almost all performances last year and I was enough, this year I decided to concentrate on Mr. Jimmie Smith‘s performance. I arrived at the fest about 4:30 PM, and I found Jimmie-san sittin’ and smokin’ a cigar. I stepped forward to him and exchanged greetings, told him about my impressions of his performances last year, then I asked him to take a picture with him. And here’s it:Read More / 続きを読む