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Hey everyone!

As music is what I’m mainly going to be mainly writing about this blog, I thought I’d give you a bit of information about my musical life. 524 more words


Chamber Works for Woodwinds

Adolphic Vignettes (alto sax solo with piano)
Commissioned to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Adophe Sax’s birth, each of the movements of this piece (beyond the expository prelude) presents music written in Belgium’s past as seen through the lens of Sax’s invention.   762 more words


Eric Dolphy - Hot House (1961)

From the album The Berlin Concerts, recorded in Berlin in 1961.

Eric Dolphy (as), Benny Bailey (tp), Pepsi Auer (pf),
George Joyner (b), Buster Smith (ds) 17 more words

New Jazz United

Eric Dolphy and Charles Mingus - Stormy Weather (1960)

At this time Mingus was working regularly with a piano-less quartet featuring Eric Dolphy, Ted Curson and Dannie Richmond, as heard on the Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus album also recorded in November 1960.

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New Jazz United

You can call him Al...

In the seventies there was a slew of tracks that blended folky balladry and rock textures and, although not neccesarily sounding like Dylan, they were clearly in debt to his epic style of songwriting. 123 more words