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Category Archives: Jazz

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

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 · 16 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

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