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Category Archives: Jazz

CB Hangs Out In Harlem

  New York city, Harlem, Jazz greats, a photograph. What do you get?  One of CB’s favorite documentaries.  Can’t remember how I stumbled onto this, lucky I guess.  If you’re … Continue reading

August 6, 2017 · 7 Comments

Body & Soul – Coleman Hawkins

This was my old-man’s favorite piece of music.  It became one of mine for many reasons. First off it is just a great piece.  The simple piano intro and then … Continue reading

August 6, 2017 · 14 Comments

Jack Johnson, Miles and CB

As a kid one of the first athletes CB heard about was Jack Johnson, the one time heavy weight champion of the world.  The music CB heard about the most … Continue reading

July 13, 2017 · 15 Comments

CB hangs with Dan

There’s cool and then there’s Dan Hicks cool.  There’s not to many (If any) that top Dan in CB’s music world.  All I know is I’ve been hooked on his … Continue reading

July 2, 2017 · 13 Comments

Music Single – Shootin’ Straight – Dan Hicks and his Acoustic Warriors

Here he is, daddy cool.  A little companion piece to go with Music Enthusiasts guest take.  This song has everything CB likes about Dan Hicks.  The easy cool sound, great … Continue reading

July 2, 2017 · 2 Comments

Hangin’ with Monk

Thelonious Monk is one of Babyhead’s all time favorite musicians.  His piano playing (along with, Duke and Jerry Lee) is something I can never get enough of. Now here is … Continue reading

June 29, 2017 · 6 Comments

Monk’s Dream

This was the first tune I heard from Thelonious Monk and if there was ever an instant for  falling for music this was it.  Right from Monk’s fantastic opening piano … Continue reading

June 29, 2017 · 17 Comments

Album : Sweetnighter – Weather Report

This was the second “Jazz” album my friend Georgie (Porgie) turned me onto.  He had the great Hi-Fi system so it did the music justice.  Infectious percussion and drums open … Continue reading

March 12, 2017 · 7 Comments

Album : Head Hunters – Herbie Hancock

Chameleon was CB’s intro to Herbie Hancock.  All new music and sounds.  Babyhead’s friend Georgie Porgie turned him onto all sorts of music.  This was some of it.  The beat … Continue reading

September 25, 2016 · 9 Comments

Single: St. James Infirmary – Louis Armstrong

One of the coolest songs Cincinnati Babyhead has ever heard.  Man what a great tune.  Jack Teagarden is the perfect voice for this song.   He’s not pretending.  He’s lived … Continue reading

April 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

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