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Category Archives: Jazz

Jazz Record : Duke Ellington & John Coltrane

Here’s an album I selected for my friend hanspostcard’s “Album Draft” The reason for taking this record is because I have to. It was too hard to pick an individual … Continue reading

September 20, 2020 · 18 Comments

Jazz Record : Jackie McLean – One Step Beyond

Jackie McLean is one of those guys I came across on my journey into this jazz thing. He caught my ear for a lot of reasons. His sax and his … Continue reading

June 21, 2020 · 41 Comments

Jazz Record : Frank Wess – Opus In Swing

Here’s a record CB got into when he was expanding his music mind. I had another Frank Wess recording where he was playing sax. I liked that one so I … Continue reading

December 1, 2019 · 17 Comments

Jazz Record : Charles Mingus – Mingus Ah Hum

Can’t remember exactly how I got into Charles Mingus. I guess a natural progression in my discovery of jazz music.  The opening cut of this album is titled ‘Better Git … Continue reading

September 22, 2019 · 32 Comments

Jazz Record : Thelonious Monk – Monk’s Dream

I could have picked various Monk album’s to feature. I have so many I dig. ‘Monk’s Dream’  I wanted to feature  because of Charlie Rouse. Monk and Rouse will always … Continue reading

July 28, 2019 · 41 Comments

Jazz Record : John Coltrane – Giant Steps

When I made the conscious decision to really dive into the jazz thing this was one of my first buys. I was listening to Bitches Brew, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Weather Report, … Continue reading

June 2, 2019 · 51 Comments

Jazz Record : Duke Ellington – Ellington At Newport

Don’t know what year I first heard this album but I play it a lot. I dig it for so many reasons. The band is introduced and Duke says a … Continue reading

April 14, 2019 · 13 Comments

Jazz

Out of all the music I talk about Jazz is the genre I listen to the most. I’ve popped a few albums on my chronological takes and a few singles … Continue reading

April 14, 2019 · 19 Comments

Quick Hit : Hal Willner Presents Meditations On Mingus – Weird Nightmare

From the opening intro you know (or CB did) that you’re in for some kind of a ride. Willner along with Bill Frisell and the gathered musicians (top notch) set … Continue reading

March 3, 2019 · 14 Comments

CB’s Listening Week

Here’s a random sampling of what CB listens to in his busy week.  Widespread Panic  ‘Till The Medicine Takes’  Mavis Staples Lucky Peterson ‘Spirituals & Gospel’ Hal Willner Presents Weird … Continue reading

November 4, 2018 · 50 Comments

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