Category Archives: Pianists

Also, Coming in June…

A SIX VOLUME MICHAEL OVERLEAVES APPENDIX. This is Volume I of VI of Michael Overleaves which were channelled by Authentic Michael Channellers™ (accept no substitutes).  Each volume is a companion to I of VI volumes of the memoirs of task … Continue reading

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I Love You Ollie! Happy Birthday!

Hymn To Freedom Oscar Peterson & Oliver Jones at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, 2004.   Happy Birthday Oliver…  I have got no end of mad love for you, Sir! ___________________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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What a lovely drink for the dreamquesting soul… Yesterday, I caught Don Cheadle’s, Miles Ahead, with an old friend from Montréal.  We both thoroughly loved the film.  The concert at the end of the film was phenomenal and it was good … Continue reading

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Because It’s April Fools, That’s Why!

That aside, I can’t wait for La Streep’s upcoming turn as Florence Foster Jenkins… until next month, this will have to do for April Fools! ______________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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On The Sunny Side of The Street, It’s Black History Month!

Happy Black History Month!  Who cares about the Oscars?  The most important point of power in all situations is being able to see through to the structure of anything.  Those who cannot manipulate real time events to show themselves, chosen, … Continue reading

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Ugly Beauty.

Album:  Underground (1968) Label:  Columbia Piano:  Thelonious Monk Tenor Saxophone:  Charlie Rouse Bass:  Larry Gales Drums:  Ben Riley.   Because every day is a Thelonious Monk day! This brings back such sweet lazy memories of raining days – more like … Continue reading

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What Beautiful Magic This! Make Some Noise!

                                           Oscar Peterson 15/8/1925, Montréal! ______________________________ C Jam Blues. 1964.  Live Denmark Piano: Oscar Peterson Bass: Ray Brown Drums: Ed … Continue reading

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Night Train.

1940 Happy-Go-Lucky Local, Duke Ellington © 1963 Oscar Peterson Trio, Night Train, Verve Records Piano: Oscar Peterson Bass: Ray Brown Drums: Ed Thigpen Take me higher! ______________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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The Man I Love.

© 1974 Ella Fitzgerald Live in Studio Hamburg Germany. 1927 Music: George Gershwin Lyrics: Ira Gershwin Vocals: Ella Fitzgerald Piano: Tommy Flanagan Guitar: Joe Pass Bass: Keeter Betts Trumpet: Roy Eldridge Tenor Saxophone: Eddy ‘Lockjaw’ Davis Drums: Bobby Durham The … Continue reading

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I’ve Got The World On A String/Guess Who I Saw Today?

© 2013 L’Orchestre National de Jazz de Montréal. 1932 I’ve Got The World On A String Composition: Harold Arlen Lyrics: Ted Koehler Vocals: Ranee Lee Mucial Direction: Christine Jensen Piano: Marianne Trudel Bass: Fraser Hollins Saxophones: David Bellemare/Frank Lozano/André Leroux/Alexandre Côté/Samuel … Continue reading

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