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Night Lights

“Night Lights,” by Gerry Mulligan, 1963.

Gerry Mulligan (piano, baritone sax), Art Farmer (trumpet, flugelhorn), Bob Brookmeyer (trombone), Jim Hall (guitar), Bill Crow (bass),  33 more words

Music

365 Days of Album Recommendations - Sep 13

Gerry Mulligan-Chet Baker Original Quartet: Complete Recordings (Master takes)

Having all this material together in one collection allows you to do 3 important things:

  1. Remind yourself how genuinely good a trumpet player Chet Baker once was…
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Album Recommendations

Feelin' Good

“Feelin’ Good,” written by Anthony Newley, performed by the Gerry Mulligan Quartet, 1965.

Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax), Jimmy Helms (guitar), Jimmy Bond (bass), Hal Blaine… 61 more words

Music

Remembering Tony Burns: Blues in Time

One of the ideas informing my dramatisation of the Resnick novel Darkness, Darkness for Nottingham Playhouse was that while we ourselves are alive, the dead – the dead that we know – never quite die. 752 more words

Writers & Writing

Edinburgh Jazz Festival 2017: Remembering Chet - and Gerry

Remembering Chet – and Gerry, Rose Theatre ****

 

The deservedly popular tribute group Remembering Chet – a swinging trio with Iain Ewing (vocals) and Colin Steele (trumpet) reflecting the twin facets of the late, great Chet Baker’s music-making, and Euan Stevenson (piano) accompanying them – has been a staple of the last few Edinburgh Jazz Festivals. 242 more words

Concert Reviews

Edinburgh Jazz Festival 2017: Birth of the Cool

Birth of the Cool, George Square Piccolo *****

Wow. Sunday evening’s concert at the smaller Spiegeltent could well turn out to be one of the top highlights of this year’s jazz festival for those of us “lucky” enough to be shoehorned into one of the wooden pews by the brigade of battleaxes running the George Square venues. 263 more words

Concert Reviews