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Pair of Threes (July 7th, 2018, Columbia, MO)

Pair of three from Louisiana this morning:

The great Bechet’s intense vibrato and thrilling, surprising upward swings on soprano sound almost avant-garde to my ear. He played pretty masterfully from the beginning of his career to the end; today, I concentrated on his Blue Note recordings (mostly 1940s sides), a reliable place to start for a beginner. 367 more words

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World of Jazz 282

  • Tony Koch and the AltNews Band – Uber Chill – Uber Chill
  • Marc Copland – Softly As In Morning Sunrise – Softly
  • Bill Dixon – Thoughts – Thoughts…
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Bobby Hutcherson - Catta (1965)

I’m having a bit of a jazz jag at the moment and am working my way through three enormous guides in alphabetical order. On the way, I’ve already bought up 20+ CDs and I’ll be posting highlights over the next few days. 58 more words

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Event Preview: Abandon Silence 8th Birthday // Denis Sulta & Tom Trago at Invisible Wind Factory

Abandon Silence, one of Liverpool’s foremost dance music brands, celebrates its 8th Birthday this weekend, with Denis Sulta. The Waveform Transmitter’s Jack Threlfall awaits there anniversary celebrations with bated breath. 285 more words

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To the Queens (February 2nd, 2018, Columbia, Missouri)

Jazz has produced few spousal tributes as delicate, as deep, or as powerful as vibraphonist Walt Dickerson’s To My Queen, recorded on September 21, 1962, in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey–Rudy Van Gelder behind the glass, of course. 348 more words

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