Washington Square Bar and Grill Memories

The evening of Wednesday, January 2, 2008, was to have marked the beginning of my 33rd consecutive year of playing jazz piano Thursday nights at Washington Square Bar and Grill. Much of the time I played alone, but there were…


Palo Alto Jazz History, 1955-65



Palo Alto/Jazz origins

October 21, 2007

Dick Fregulia


            Harlem it wasn't, but it's where I was first introduced to and learned to play jazz.  I'm speaking, of course, of Palo Alto, my home town, a quiet middle-class, college community about…