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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

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 · 15 Comments

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