Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Erin Lynn Marsh has been published in Sugarhouse Review, Post Road Magazine, and Paper Darts. She holds an MFA from Lesley University in Boston, is currently working on her Masters in English at Bemidji State University. The Beat is a daily reminder that, in Minnesota poetry matters, and Minnesota poets prove that every day.
Leigh catches up with Lionel Hampton at the Apollo Theater, and asks him about some of the younger players in his band, including a young horn player by the name of Quincy Jones.