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Canton, MA

Offshore Drilling - Canton, MA

We must face the music before we commit species suicide with our indifference to the health of this planet. We surely are hideous 'stewards of the earth', as Genesis so beautifully protrayed the handoff from lGod to man.  (Jun 17, 2010 | post #1)

Chatham, MA

Bobby Hackett

According to his biography, a trumpet solo is played at his grave every June 7 th. Was it done this year? And how do I contact Mr. Gordon of the Clam Shack serenaders, who perform this wonderful act? former Hackett manager and close friend - asked Gordon Brooks, the leader of The Clam Shack Serenaders, to play a cornet solo at Bobby's grave side, which he gladly did (he chose More Than You Know)....and since then Gordon has played a solo in the Chatham Cemetary every June 7th. On June 2, 1996 The Cape Cod Jazz Society presented a tribute to Bobby Hackett: I Remember Bobby, at Cape Cod Community College featuring an all-star sextet and an exhibit of Hackett photographs and memorabilia, including a 10 minute movie of Bobby playing in 1938, presented by Jack Bradley. The tribute to Bobby was hosted by jazz DJ Dick Golden of WQRC radio,  (Jun 17, 2010 | post #1)