Ted’s essays

Cozy Cole

About a million years ago, when I was a young teenager, I heard Topsy Part II on my new gift transistor radio. It was a kind of music I had not previously heard, but I liked it in a way I did not understand.

Today I know more about the music and why I love it.

Regardless, here is the recording that struck me then, and that I still enjoy today.

And a relative of it that tickles my fancy.