"I got a good ones.
Piano/Keyboards - Chick Corea
Tenor Sax - Sonny Rollins
Trumpet - Clark Terry
Guitar - Pat Metheney
Bass - John Patitucci
Drums - Jimmy Cobb
Tenor Sax- Branford Marsalis
Trumpet - Chris Botti
"I agree with you. I've learned that going out once in a while is actually really beneficial - it's a great way to get away from the stress that surrounds us on a daily basis. With that being said, it's important to keep a proper…"
"I love your point about willful ignorance. Some people are fixated on their beliefs that if you were to challenge these beliefs they'd take it as a personal attack which in turn hurts their pride, leading to them being defensive and angry.…"
"I love to talk about politics. However, it is growing increasingly more frustrating for several reasons. One, more and more people are growing discouraged and therefore apathetic towards politics. This is extremely dangerous in this day and age…"
"I think that is a good approach, especially in something that can be as subjective as politics. I think that talking with and listening to smarter people is a great way to learn. Preparedness is an excellent supplement, I believe, because it helps…"
"I agree with rev.Craig, it is best not to discuss politics unless you know your audience. If everyone is of similiar political leanings it is ok, but you can create a bad mood if people don't agree. It is a little sad that political discource…"
"Absolutely, Tyler. It's very frustrating when you're discussing politics with someone who doesn't quite have an idea as to the subject. However, when I'm unfamiliar with a subject I try to learn about it through discussion rather…"
"I think it is very important to know and understand politics to be a successful conversationalist, although it should not be the driving force of every conversation. One would hate for the subject to come up and know no substantive information to…"
Thanks, man! Yeah, I've been a Flyers fan pretty much my whole life. My grandfather, who lived in the Philly area, got me into them. When ever we would go up to visit, he and I would watch the game - it usually ended in him calling them 'a bunch of bums.' But I'm a die hard!
Literature, Poetry, History, Writing, Jazz and R&B Music.
It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
Hey, guys! I'm Nick. I've been reading AoM for a few years now, and I'm very excited to be diving into the community. I'm heading into my freshman year of college this fall, and if the good Lord is willing and the Creek don't rise, I'll be pursing a Civil Engineering degree. I hope to enjoy some great discussion with you guys and improve as a young man. See More
"Success is completing the mile with the perception that you will complete the many miles to go.
Just keep setting relevant goals and involve the people closest to you. I can relate to the 70 hour weeks, it sounds like you were a champion for your…"
"If you are currently making less than the position would pay for a new hire. It is appropriate to ask for a raise within 90 days. It should not take an employer more than 90 days to determine if you deserve a wages in line with your position."
"Dress nicely, but also have a little fun. That's what will break the ice with people. I can't tell you have many times I've been at a function and someone will approach me and say they love something about what I've chosen to…"