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Home of Musician and Educator David Marriott, Jr.

David Marriott, Jr. is a jazz trombonist, composer/arranger, educator, and blogger. A two-time Earshot Jazz Golden Ear Award recipient and winner of the 1999 National Jazz Trombone Competition, David is active in a variety of Seattle jazz groups, including the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, Zubatto Syndicate and his own critically-acclaimed groups Septology and Triskaidekaband.

More Jazz Baby Names, Courtesy of NBC's "The Bionic Woman"

bionic%20woman%203.jpgI grew up watching The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman, so I felt a slight obligation to check out the new, revamped-for-the-present version of The Bionic Woman on NBC.  I was very pleasantly surprised, and I'll probably keep watching the show -- especially since you can watch complete episodes online for free from NBC -- but I couldn't help and smile at this suggestion about seven minutes in by bionic engineer Dr. Will Anthros to his girlfriend Jaime Sommers:

Dr. Will Anthros:   I'm thinkin' "Coltrane" if it's a boy, "Billie" if it's a girl.

I'm thinkin' writer/producer Laeta Kalogridis is a jazz fan...