China On The Brink - jazz http://www.chinaonthebrink.com/taxonomy/term/110/0 en Beijing Bebop http://www.chinaonthebrink.com/content/beijing-bebop <p>The backing band is playing Herbie Hancock's &quot;Maiden Voyage,&quot; but it's clear this isn't the saxophonist's first time around the block. He takes the song's familiar form and makes it something all his own, like a cab driver who knows the destination but chooses to take the scenic route. </p> <p>I'm in the audience of Beijing's CD Jazz Cafe with no voice recorder, notepad or even a pen. Being a reporter, that's like leaving home with no clothes on. </p> <p><a href="http://www.chinaonthebrink.com/content/beijing-bebop">read more</a></p> http://www.chinaonthebrink.com/content/beijing-bebop#comments Travel Diary Beijing culture jazz music Tue, 17 Jun 2008 06:49:40 -0600 Christopher Sanchez 275 at http://www.chinaonthebrink.com