Mercury Opposite Pluto (the Veggie Man)

from by Jon Handelsman

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This aspect indicates a confrontation between the intellect and the explosive and mysterious underworld. And it has a more prosaic second name, "The Veggie Man". I lifted the main melody from the guy selling his melons in front of the vegetable stand on my street (I wonder if I should tell him?)


from Spirit House, released April 17, 2014
Jean-Claude Montredon - drums
Harry Swift - double bass
Mark Sims - trombone
Jon Handelsman - tenor sax



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Jon Handelsman Paris, France

Born in NY, resident in Paris France
Saxophones/flute/clarinet and bass clarinet
Composer and leader of l'Orchestre de la Lune, 11-piece band (cd "Light and Dark").
Instrumentist/arranger for Manu Dibango, Arthur H., etc.
Instrumentist with Bobby Few, Steve Nieve, etc.
Composer of film music for Alejandro Jodorowsky "La Danza de la Realidad"
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