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on this day in jazz (December 13)

On this day in 1954, pianist Horace Silver recorded half of the tunes that would be released on “Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers”. If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll note that yesterday I featured… 176 more words


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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