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Anatomy of THE Groove: "Red Beans" by Jimmy McGriff

Jimmy McGriff was a major soul jazz era pioneer of the Hammond B-3 organ. The Pennsylvania native studied a number of instruments growing up-taking up a day job as a cop in Philly for a short time. 359 more words

Drums

Michael Brecker - Candy

Since I’m still unable to play due to my jaw surgery recovery, I might as well break out the Brecker transcriptions!

Actually, this may be the only one I’ve done. 173 more words

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Branford Marsalis Quartet: Coltrane's A Love Supreme - Live in Amsterdam

Years had passed since I’d heard John Coltrane’s 1964 recording, “A Love Supreme,” with his classic quartet. Naturally, it would have been ideal to hear it again before watching a… 174 more words

Jazz

Jon Hammond's Photos St. Charles, Illinois -- Big Congratulations to Ron Onesti on the official opening of Club Arcada Speakeasy & Showroom

Jon Hammond’s Photos St. Charles, Illinois — Big Congratulations to Ron Onesti on the official opening of Club Arcada Speakeasy & Showroom

Ron Onesti: St. Charles, Illinois — Big Congratulations to Ron Onesti on the official opening of Club Arcada Speakeasy & Showroom, exclusive location upstairs Arcada Theatre – you have to give the secret knock to get in…and thanks main man Ron for the personal tour with my colleague Joe Berger the other day when we played the Memorial Tribute Hammond concert for Gregg Gronowski, much appreciation…it’s an amazing achievement putting together everything there Ron, the wood is so nice, you could make a guitar from every piece of wood in Club Arcada! 1,593 more words

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One of My Favorite Players

Brecker

I started playing the alto sax in the 6th grade. I seemed to be naturally good at it, or at least drawn to it. The first day I got it I played it for hours not knowing anything about the saxophone. 486 more words

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'More to Live for': Wife keeps Michael Brecker's legacy alive

Susan Brecker continues jazz musician husband’s legacy of help

Repost from Jazz Examiner, March 8, 2011

A new documentary chronicling the lives of three brave men searching for bone marrow matches inspired record numbers of… 1,803 more words