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Jazz Record : Oscar Peterson, Stephane Grappelli Quartet – Vol 2

This album was my intro to both these great musicians. After being turned onto the violin in some of my other music I stumbled onto Stephane Grappelli’s playing. I cant … Continue reading

June 6, 2021 · 54 Comments

Duke’s Sidemen : Ben Webster

Ben Webster was his own man (bigger than life) but I love the Ellington connection. Webster was a big part of the Ellington band for years. The clip below is … Continue reading

May 9, 2021 · 54 Comments

Jazz Record : Sonny Rollins – Tenor Madness

Once I opened the door to the the jazz world and got more and more into it and started listening to all the great music that was out there it … Continue reading

March 14, 2021 · 65 Comments

Duke’s Sidemen : Sam Woodyard

Here’s another of Dukes great sidemen. Sam Woodyard. He was Ellington’s Drummer for ten years. He anchored the band and put the swing and beat into the music. When lists … Continue reading

February 21, 2021 · 36 Comments

Duke’s Sidemen – Cat Anderson

Here’s something that I have wanted to get out of my system for a while. After talking to another one of us music people (Music Enthusiast) who had just done … Continue reading

December 20, 2020 · 36 Comments

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 · 20 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

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