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May 30 – Day 154 – “Wendy” (A-Musing, Part I)

on “The Paul Desmond Quartet Live,”1975, A&M Records (also available on CD); personnel (“The Canadian Group”): Desmond, alto sax; Ed Bickert, guitar; Don Thompson, bass; Jerry Fuller, drums… 899 more words

Desmond's Quotes- Gone With The Wind

Paul Desmond’s penchant for slipping quotes from other songs or solos into his own solos is well known among jazz musicians and his fans.  Desmond’s discography is rife with examples.   589 more words

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The Sound of Joe Morello

Been a long time but summer is busy here. Got a bunch of posting ideas soon to be published.

Today’s subject, mr. Joe Morello. The guy that made people sing the drum solo due to the massive hit material of Dave Brubeck Quartet’s in “Time Out”. 224 more words


Manhã de Carnaval

“Manhã de Carnaval,” the lovely theme song from the classic 1960 film “Black Orpheus,” seemed to follow us around France for three weeks, first hearing it played from a saxophone echoing through a busy Paris Metro station, and later sung beautifully by… 197 more words




So I’m real excited about this week’s playlist because everything I have on it for you is super awesome.

Take a look.

The first one I’m sharing is by Tracy Chapman and is called… 696 more words