COMING ATTRACTION: There’s a jazz museum coming to Harlem; an idea that’s long, long overdue.
The man who’s bringing it there? Perhaps surprising to some (for instance, me!), it’s Leonard Garment, former advisor to President Nixon. On the other hand, as Net Hentoff wrote, “Mr. Garment was the only presidential counsel to have, in his youth, been in Woody Herman’s reed section”.