You might notice that Russell’s version adds some ornamentation two minutes in that most performers of this piece don’t use, but it seems to well up in him as an outflowing of his being genuinely connected to the music. He’s really enjoying it! The ornamentation is consonant with Baroque style, his “fingerings” are truly masterful, and his interpretation works (in my humble opinion)!
While on this trip, when I arrived in the rendevous spot in Marin County, my car was overheated and a nice person stopped by to see if he could help. Later I realized this good samaritan was Peter Coyote
One morning, as my wife’s Buddhist group was engaged in its weekly food distribution to the houseless residents of north Sacramento, I decided to interview a few of those who were willing to talk. I didn’t have much luck until Darryl Jefferson rode by on a bike and asked him if he’d considered telling a little about his world.
Please listen to what Darryl has to say about homelessness and living on the street: