Ray Bryant, the gifted gospel-tinged pianist whose work straddled many different jazz styles from Dixieland and hard bop to blues and R’n’B and enjoyed some chart success, has died aged 79. 493 more words
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Our third feature for Blue Note 75 for 75 is Lee Morgan’s third album for Blue Note, the now-classic City Lights.
Featuring what was a strong line-up of mostly up-and-comers at the time (Morgan himself was only 19 when this was recorded) and a fresh batch of original compositions from the pens of Benny Golson and Gigi Gryce (neither of whom were available to record them), 155 more words
Overcast conditions and strong winds weren’t enough to dampen the spirits nor deaden the game of George Sourrys at Nudgee today. George shot (64) to take out the first Monthly Medal of the year. 524 more words
In “Canto 74” of the incomplete poem “The Cantos,” written July 3rd in 1945, Ezra Pound wrote:
“Till was hung yesterday
for murder and rape with trimmings.” 1,374 more words