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Sing it George!

Benson, George 22/3/1943 Pittsburg, Pennsylvania Michael: This fragment is a fifth level mature artisan – second life thereat.  George is in the power mode with a goal of growth.  An idealist, he is in the moving part of intellectual centre. … Continue reading

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Miles Ahead!

___________________________________ Davis III, Miles Dewey 26/5/26 <0> 28/9/91 _________________________________________________ I am so looking forward to the opening of Don Cheadle’s Miles Ahead this week.  i think of any other Jazz artist, Miles is the only one whose every album, on … Continue reading

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Night In Tunisia.

© 1953 Live The Quintet At Massey Hall, Toronto. Night in Tunisia composed: Dizzy Gillespie & Chano Pozo. Trumpet: Dizzy Gillespie Alto Saxophone: Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker Bass: Charles Mingus Piano: Bud Powell Drums: Max Roach. It begins and ends with … Continue reading

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Mood Indigo.

Duke Ellington and Orchestra. Nothing like some Ellington after a truly sublime dream.  These are our high-priests.  Happy Black History Month! __________________ © 2013-2019 Arvin da Brgha.  All Rights Reserved.

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Corner Pocket.

© 1962 Corner Pocket, Count Basie Orchestra Live Performance. Various artists.  I dare you listen to this without hitting the repeat button at least twice.  Music is life – what in the hell do you know about living talking jive … Continue reading

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Groovin’ High.

© 1953.  Groovin’ High, Live Performance, Verve Records Alto Saxophone: Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker Trumpet: Herbie Williams Bass: Jimmy Woode Piano: Rollins Griffith Drums: Marquis Foster Bebop is where it is at.  Bird knows how to fly-without-moving. _____________________ © 2013-2019 Arvin … Continue reading

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Maple Leaf Rag.

1899 Maple Leaf Rag, Scott Joplin Piano: Scott Joplin. This is such a favourite of mine.  I include here as it is not traditional Jazz; however, as Scott Joplin would be reincarnated and be even more famous, I have chosen … Continue reading

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Impressions.

© 1963 Impressions, John Coltrane Quartet, Impulse Records Tenor Saxophone: John Coltrane Piano: McCoy Tyner Bass: Jimmy Garrison Drums: Elvin Jones Nothing beats ‘Trane’s focus! ____________________________ © 2013-2019 Arvin da Brgha.  All Rights Reserved.

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Autumn Leaves.

Autumn Leaves: Kosma, Mercer, Prevent. © 1950-1958, Ballards and Blues, Blue Note Records Miles Davis and various artists _________________________________________________ © 2013-2019 Arvin da Brgha.  All Rights Reserved.

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Take The A Train by Duke Ellington.

Filmed lived performance of Duke Ellington and orchestra with the inimitable Billy Strayhorn in the audience. Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Rolf Ericson, Herbie Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors btb; Jimmy Hamilton, … Continue reading

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