Monday, March 24, 2008

"[H]is beatific smile and closed eyes proved that he was in heaven already, embracing his instrument like a lover, like a strong friend. Yet he no longer owned a bass. 'That's outrageous,' said jazz legend Charlie Haden when he heard this at the time. 'I'll give him one of mine.'" R.I.P. Cachao (via Rickey).