To get it out of the way right at the top: No, he didn't play saxophone. But that hardly stopped Bill Clinton from strutting across the stage of the Dolby Theatre like a true-blue jazz cat.
And how could you blame him?
By the time he appeared Sunday night to accept an award at the all-star gala presented annually by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, the former president had been described by no less an authority than Quincy Jones as "the real deal."
Herbie Hancock went further, referring to the man who famously brandished his instrument on "The Arsenio Hall Show" as "the commander in chief of swing."
Alas, the shower of...