Charles Mingus’ bass solo on Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love, a superb ballad written for his greatest musical idol. This is from the album Changes One… 53 more words
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Foreststorn “Chico” Hamilton, a distiguished jazz drummer, band leader and composer known for inspiring fellow and aspiring musicians, has died. He was 92.
A news release from Hamilton’s publicist says he died Monday in New York City. 90 more words
Men have died for this music. You can’t get more serious than that. — Dizzy Gillespi
There are many roads I’ve taking while discovering the art of the guitar – I’ve been down the roads of Rock and Roll, Blues and Punk but there is one road that I shouldn’t have taken, for this road keeps me surprised all the time and I just cannot seem to ever leave and they call it Jazz. 1,036 more words