Slow getting back into regular posting, but here are two great tracks that are better than anything I could write. If you don't have a good jazz radio station in your city— you probably don't— you can listen to KMHD online.
This came on the radio yesterday in the middle of a lot of contemporary stuff, and it didn't register as being an old recording. I thought, finally, someone who gets it. Of course it turned out to be Smoky Robinson, recorded 45 years ago. What the hell.
Another thing that came on as I was running around like a maniac getting ready to fly to Germany, deeply stressed about some flight issues. I found it to be very centering: