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Category Archives: Jazz

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

Album : Stanley Turrentine – The Baddest Turrentine

The Baddest Turrentine was CB’s move towards more traditional jazz and he couldn’t have picked a better record. It was a step away from the jazz/rock and it was the … Continue reading

February 18, 2018 · 13 Comments

Album : Miles Davis – Bitches Brew

Cincinnati was well on his way in his musical discoveries.  He was expanding his tastes. He had an idea about the jazz thing.  His dad had exposed him to Coleman … Continue reading

October 29, 2017 · 16 Comments

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