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I recently started taking an online Jazz Appreciation course in hopes of gaining some more cultural perspective into the magic of music. I’ve encountered several masterpieces but the one that’s really stuck with me is Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers’ Moanin’.


387: January 22nd, 2015

Song:  Moanin’
Artist:  Charles Mingus
Album:  Blues & Roots (1960)

I’m a big fan of what little of Mingus’ extensive discography I’ve been exposed to and today I stumbled upon a live performance of “Moanin'”, a track from Mingus’ (1960) album, Blues & Roots, which I’d never heard before. 9 more words


Art Blakey - moanin'

This cover photo of Buck Hoeffler is as simple and effective as you can get. But this is how i like my jazz-album covers the most: just the head or sometimes torse of the cat, maybe holding his horn or (even preferrable) smoking his pipe. 107 more words

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