For most of the thousands of people attending the Monterey Jazz Festival in September 1966, the most memorable moments were probably the performances by Carmen McRae, Don Ellis, Bola Sete and Big Mama Thornton, but for one person, Alan Pariser, heir to the Sweetheart Paper fortune and pal to rock stars, something else seems to have stood out. On Saturday afternoon, September 17, the Jefferson Airplane…
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HBO's addictive new series comes with stunning California views.
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