She said ‘Jules honey, don’t you let nothing, and I mean nothing, happen to her, you hear?’

She wasn’t no Coltrane, you see. But Indonesia had one special song that she would do—Nina Simone’s Since I Fell for You. That song hit home like a fist. Every time I heard it, felt like my heart was being snared and slapped like a drum.

INDONESIA JAZZ BY ASPEN GAINER

34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 22

Music sparkles off his clothes, drips like sweat from hi…

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