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Things Weren't What They Used to Be

In 1962,  many very talented, young jazz artists were beginning to make their voices heard on the scene. Consider the following, along with the age they turned that year: 636 more words


Two Great Jazz Ballads by Horace Silver & Donald Byrd.

As the weather starts to get more autumnal, the musical side of my brain makes its annual migration from the beaches of Earth Wind & Fire, through… 383 more words


Bronx street named after jazz legend and MSM alumnus Donald Byrd

By Bobby Sanabria

September 9, 2017 was a significant day in the borough of music as the late, great Donald Byrd¬†(DP ’58, Trumpet; BM ’62, Trumpet; MM ’63, Music Education) was honored with a street named after him in the Bronx. 260 more words

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Stan Getz brings the rain

Above: Stan Getz (and friends) listening to a playback of his new LP, Sweet Rain, in 1967, released 50 years ago this week

Cool. Warm. 954 more words