This weekend marks the anniversary of the birth of Duke Ellington. It’s also the last weekend of Jazz Appreciation Month. I’m going to observe the occasions by visiting the Museum of Modern Art, where there will be screenings of films about Ellington.
My museum trip will be a welcome distraction from the Bush-it (here and here). President Bush makes me and 60 percent of Americans, including 75 percent of Connecticut residents, want to scream. History will surely judge him the worst president ever (and here).