Michael Cuscuna Remembers Rudy Van Gelder Michael Cuscuna Rudy Van Gelder always struck me as the kid who was comfortable in his own skin, kept to himself and won the science-fair prize every year. And yes, he was idiosyncratic and eccentric. If you’ve heard anecdotes about Rudy, chances are they are at least partially true. He was also a man of contrasts. He … Read More “Michael Cuscuna Remembers Rudy Van Gelder” To access this content, you must purchase JazzTimes Membership.