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On this day in jazz (November 23)

On this day in 1955, Art Blakey and his Jazz Messengers were recorded live at the Cafe Bohemia in Greenwich Village. During this performance, the Jazz Messengers consisted of the great… 129 more words


On this day in jazz (September 27)

On this day in 1967, Joe Henderson began recording the studio album, Tetragon.

Joe was born into a large family of 9 brothers and 5 sisters. 146 more words


On this day in jazz (August 23)

On this day in 1946, pianist Bud Powell recorded the jazz standard “Bouncing with Bud”. Saxophonist Sonny Stitt and trumpeter Kenny Dorham join Bud on the recording. 48 more words


For Steve Kuhn's 78th Birthday, a Verbatim Interview Conducted for the www.jazz.com Website on July 29, 2009

Best of birthdays to pianist Steve Kuhn, who turns 77 today. For the occasion, I’ve pasted below an unedited version of a rather lightly-edited conversation that appeared… 11,212 more words


Van Gelder 1961 and 1983: Toshiba, Pathe Marconi and Uptown

Compare The Vinyl: “Philly” Twist (Dorham) first recorded  by Van Gelder 1961 for BNST 84063 Kenny Dorham Whistlestop .

No original pressing on this one, sadly,  but unpack the… 1,746 more words

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Riverside/Jack Higgins (1959) vs Van Gelder (1983)

ROUND 2 of this Van Gelder ’80s Vinyl Comeback Collection

Original Stereo LP: Riverside RLP 1139 Blue Spring  Kenny Dorham (1959)

Riverside Recording engineer: … 581 more words


What Rudy Did Next: Master By Van Gelder, '80s

Life after Blue Note, Impulse and Prestige – and before CD: “MASTER BY-  VAN GELDER”. 

The continuing LJC mission to track down the affordable good stuff. 1,895 more words

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