Go, Giants, Go!

-- by Kim Davenport This is not as much as story about music as it is a story about Tacoma, community, and baseball. But before we get into all that, take a listen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_5Y9Qrn71s   In my previous research into Joe JordanĀ (1882-1971), I'd seen reference to several songs he wrote for his chosen hometown of... Continue Reading →

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Joe Jordan, Tacoma, and “Dear Lincoln”

-- by Kim Davenport The image above is the 1915 passport photo of Joseph Zachariah Taylor "Joe" Jordan, who was born in 1882 in Cinncinnati, Ohio, and enjoyed the last few decades of his life in Tacoma, where he passed away in 1971. Joe Jordan was a composer, arranger and pianist who made substantial contributions... Continue Reading →

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