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On this day in jazz (October 04)

On this day in 1972, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard started recording Sky Dive at the Van Gelder Studios in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Freddie was joined by a stellar line up including… 152 more words

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Wayne Shorter - Schizophrenia (1967)

Wayne Shorter: tenor sax
James Spaulding: alto sax, flute
Curtis Fuller: trombone
Herbie Hancock: piano
Ron Carter: bass
Joe Chambers: drums

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Blue Note 75 for 75: Joe Henderson's The State Of The Tenor, Vol. 1 (1985)

Our fifty-sixth feature for Blue Note 75 for 75 is volume one of Joe Henderson’s live masterpiece: The State Of The Tenor. Recorded live at the Village Vanguard in Manhattan, almost 28 years to the day that Sonny Rollins recorded his famous Vanguard sessions for Blue Note, Joe Henderson goes for the same format Newk used: a piano-less trio. 400 more words

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Bill Evans George Russell Orchestra - Living Time (1972)

George Russell: composer, arranger, conductor
Bill Evans: piano, rhodes electric piano
Snooky Young: trumpet, flugelhorn
Ernie Royal: trumpet, flugelhorn
Richard Williams: trumpet, flugelhorn
Stanton Davis: trumpet… 108 more words

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PHILLY PRODIGAL SON McCOY TYNER HONORED BY MAYOR NUTTER & CITY

posted by  Robert J. Carmack   #@blues2jazzguy

HE’S WIDELY considered one of the most influential jazz pianists of the 20th century, and yesterday McCoy Tyner was given the keys to the city – or our equivalent, a brass, mini Liberty Bell. 231 more words

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Blue Note 75 for 75: Herbie Hancock's Speak Like A Child (1968)

Our fiftieth feature for Blue Note 75 for 75 is our audience choice poll winner, Herbie Hancock’s Speak Like A Child. Here is a record I’ve never actually heard before but diggin’ in, I immediately noticed the beautiful cover photography from Herbie’s friend David Bythewood: 302 more words

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Sunday Sleep In ~ "Soliloquy" ~ Mike Longo.

Soliloquy is everything you want in a jazz ballad and this Mike Longo composition defines his indescribable talent.

I’ll let you read his extensive Resume here… 171 more words

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