“I say, play your own way. Don’t play what
everybody wants — you play what you want
and let them pick up on what you doing —
even if it does take them fifteen, twenty years.”
– Thelonius Monk.


- True gentleman

Prof. Joel Matsipa

10 Oct 1945 - 6 July 2020

The Pioneer.

Joel Matsipa- Juju to his family and China to his legion of friends.

Juju was a paradigmatic cool cat. An ace golfer, who was also at home in the world of letters and the arts. He had this wonderful ability to explain anything in cinematic detail; be it be a book he had read, or a medical issue. He was always the teacher. Eager to explain and educate. Invested in the pursuit of knowledge and erudition. He was a tough dude who was also very sentimental. He was deep as well as down..