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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


Let's Make Jazz Samba an Olympic Sport!

I was happy to see the Olympics come into view last week, JazzBabies, and move the media focus from the campaigns.  I’m a red-blooded American who always votes, but there’s no need to give all the bandwidth to politicians when there are so many other things that deserve attention.  1,173 more words


The early Swedish Jazz(5)

Today I want to post about my most favorite Swedish musician.

Swedish musicians were touring around the Europe in 1950s.

In 1954 Lars Gullin made great success in the audience. 199 more words


(June 22, 2016): Gerry Mulligan - I'm Gonna Go Fishin'

From the 2006 2CD, “Live at the Olympia, Paris 1960.” Mulligan’s first take on this tune appeared on his first studio release with the Concert Jazz Band in 1960 — big-band music for a thirteen-piece concert jazz band. 104 more words