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Grown Up Music

I’m usually busy on Sunday mornings, but life changes and I suddenly find myself free alternate weeks.  A lovely morning found me down on the seafront for the start of the Cowes-Torquay Power Boat Race, for what seemed to me a kind of adult playtime for the very wealthy.   144 more words


Billie, Lester, and 'The Sound of Jazz'

In the late 1950’s CBS aired a television series called “Seven Lively Arts.” On December 8, 1957, 32 jazz giants, including Count Basie, Lester Young… 277 more words


On this day in jazz (December 03)

On this day in 1957, the great baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan (who was also highlighted yesterday) began recording “Reunion” with his old pal Chet Baker… 191 more words


On this day in jazz (December 02)

On this day in 1959, two of the greatest cool jazz saxophonists of all time completed their collaboration “Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster”. Gerry is undoubtedly the best baritone saxophonist to have ever played the instrument  and… 172 more words


La plus que lente (Gerry Mulligan/Gil Evans)

as performed by the Gerry Mulligan Sextet, 1956
JSC-008 — Score and parts for trumpet, trombone, tenor & baritone saxophones, bass and drums  – 30€ 74 more words
Small Group And Combo