Here’s a special treat, a postcard received today… sent from Hap Snow’s Whirlwinds in 1958, from pianist Art Bearon to his parents:
and the back side:
Thanks to Luci Bearon, Art’s sister, for this magical missive from the past.
And since this site is dedicated to the music created by Hap Snow’s Whirlwinds, whether during their tenure with the band or later in life, here’s another composition by Stefano Torossi, exactly ten years after the picture taken in the post card above. It’s an extended mix of the title track from his original soundtrack for Giuliano Biagetti’s 1968 film L’età del malessere (The Age of Malaise), which is also on the Italian Lounge Beat Party compilation put out by Black Cat Records in 2003 (BCR 0100 CD), among other places:
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