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Headed out to my fave city in America for a 100th birthday tribute to a legend - Henry Roeland Byrd, aka #ProfessorLonghair.🤩

#Fess #NOLA #jazz #jass
So a lot of y'all don't know who Professor Longhair is, despite knowing his protégées #DrJohn, #FatsDomino, & #AllenToussaint - even those of you who consider yourselves #Jazz aficionados.

There's one reason for that: extreme poverty.
Although the blues and boogie-woogie Black musicians from Mississippi & Louisiana who made it up the river to Chicago found a wealthy white audience, Black musicians who remained in Southern states didn't have that - & thus remain underappreciated or unknown.
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My latest build is completed. It’s a cabinet for holding router bits. 1
I don’t own anywhere near enough router bits to fill it, but my meager collection was already in chaos. I couldn’t find the right bit, and they can get dull when they are not stored correctly. 2
If there’s enough room between shelves to see and reach them, the case gets too big. I didn’t like the idea of shallow drawers, or deep narrow drawers. Instead, I decided to make them swing out on a tall shaft. 3
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