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Leslie Pintchik's version of the Bonnie Raitt song "I Can't Make You Love Me," from her We're Here To Listen is just about perfect. It seems to contain, or to suggest, a whole range of other music, all of it tied up with themes of regret, saudade, soul, and with a smile on its face.
Years ago now--in Rhodesia--listening to Voice of America with Willis Conover I heard Bunk Johnson play When The Saints Go Marching In, and Billie Holiday sing Don't Explain. I knew then there was no other life for me than jazz.