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Newport Jazz Festival , 1955

Photo by Herman Leonard


Birth Of The Cool // Miles Davis

Miles Davis.  What’s there to be said about Miles that hasn’t been already said?  He was a cool dude who played an even cooler trumpet.   796 more words

Jazz Vinyl College Collector


The other day I came across a breezy, swinging album called Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges.  I’m a big fan of both saxophonists, and it’s nice to hear them together.  49 more words

The contrivance of the casual: Billie Holiday in The Sound of Jazz

This edited extract from my book Jazz as Visual Language: Film, Television and the Dissonant Image was first published on the I. B. Tauris blog last Friday… 913 more words


The RCA Victor Jazz Workshop(3)

December 07. 2016

“The Jazz Workshop (RCA Victor LPM-1366)” について、大阪梅田の兎我野町にあったジャズ喫茶「JOJO」のマスターが連載されているブログの一部を引用します。日本のブログで私が最も参考にしているブログです。

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A面1曲目”Tommy Hawk” アレンジはジョニー・マンデル。これに先立つ、1954年9月に録音されている、Chet Baker “Sextet” Pasific Jazz で、同じアレンジが使用されていた。
A面3曲目”Blues For Pablo”は、1957年5月のMiles Davis “Miles Ahead” で再演されておりマキュージック盤が前哨戦かの様だ。

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Gerry Mulligan and the Concert Jazz Band: at the Village Vanguard (1960)

Track list:

01. Blueport (Farmer) 11:05
02. Body and Soul (Eyton, Green, Heyman, Sour) 5:43… 341 more words


Desmond's Quotes-I Want To Be Happy

Paul Desmond counted Gerry Mulligan as one of his friends, and enjoyed playing with him on records and in live performances.  This friendship was evident in Paul’s music,as he often drew upon Mulligan’s innovative piano-less quartet format for his own recording sessions.   198 more words

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