A View from the Rear

My grandfather’s unique take on the New York Philharmonic

My grandfather, Saul Goodman, with the New York Philharmonic

There were times when my grandfather, the great timpanist Saul Goodman, fell silent behind the helm of his large automobile (sometimes a Lincoln, sometimes a Cadillac). A half smile on his lips he would take in the road ahead while his fingers tapped out something specific on the edges of the steering wheel. “What’s playing Dad?”…