Monthly Archives: March 2012

Beats For Your Week – Jorge Ben…Feliz aniversário!

Here at 106th Street, there is always music. From the men outside the bodega near Lex and 107th playing congas, to the guy blasting music from his apartment somewhere mid-way on 105th so it carries across White Playground way uptown, … Continue reading

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From Above The Clouds: New York City

On a recent flight out west, I had the good fortune to sit on the right side of the plane (actually the left side in this case) to capture a gorgeous view of the five boroughs from high above the … Continue reading

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Beats for Your Week – Thelonious Monk, “Solitude”

When this 106thstreeter was attending undergrad, I took a lot of music classes. When I started college, I had no musical training whatsoever and little knowledge of music history. Following my gut instinct, I only knew that music made everything … Continue reading

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