Who came first?
Jawn du Jour. My Dad hipped me to Pat Metheny (and Tebbs to this video) and when I caught him in Barcelona on his Orchestrion tour I found IT!
Near the Holiday Inn, a crumbling ruin not far away, archaeologists had found the remains of the place acclaimed by Marco Polo as a “fine and great and noble city.” The Queen of Sheba had sent her dhows from here, my guide said, to Egypt and Jerusalem and Rome, bearing frankincense at a time when it was worth more than gold. Her castle was now remembered by a pile of stones.
In the lobby a Canadian engineer sat alone, looking out into the mist where the GIs organized games of touch football without a ball."