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Hot Rhythm.

Hot Rhythm Oil on Canvas 40 x 48 inc ©1961 Archibald J. Motley Courtesy: Chicago History Museum. Love this rousing masterpiece!   _________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved. Advertisements

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Happy 100th Birthday Billie Holiday!

Billie Holiday. 07.04.191517.07.1959 God Bless The Child Voice: Billie Holiday Composition: Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr. c. 1939 ________________ Fine and Mellow Written: Billie Holiday c. 1939 Live TV recording 1957. Voice: Billie Holiday Piano: Mal Waldon Double Bass: Milt … 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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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. _____________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin … Continue reading

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Soulful.

© 2009, Roy Hargrove Quintet. Trumpet: Roy Hargrove Piano: Jonathan Baptiste Bass: Ameen Saleem Saxophone: Justin Robinson Drums: Montez Coleman Pushing Black High Art forward! ______________________________ © 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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Basin Street Blues.

© 1964 Bell Telephone Hour, NBC TV. 1926 Basin Street Blues. Spencer Williams 1929 Basin Street Blues: Louis Armstrong. Trumpet/Vocals: Louis Armstrong Trombone: Russell Moore Clarinet: Eddie Shu Bass: Arvell Shaw Piano: Billy Kyle Drums: Danny Barcelona Pops… the very … Continue reading

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Clark Terry… Good Night and the Sweetest of Dreams.

© 1985 Clark Terry at Chicago Jazz Festival 1920 <O> 2015 Sweet and blissful dreams be yours.  Thanks so much for having enriched all our lives. _____________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Blue in Green.

© 1959 Miles Davis Blue in Green © Kind of Blue, Miles Davis, Columbia Records Trumpet: Miles Davis Piano: Bill Evans Alto Saxophone: Cannonball Adderley Tenor Saxophone: John Coltrane Double Bass: Paul Chambers Drums: Jimmy Cobb Smooth.  Elegant.  Exquisite.  Sophisticated. … Continue reading

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Salt Peanuts.

© 2003 Salt Peanuts Live at Massey Hall – 50th anniversary of Dizzy & Charlie Parker at Massey Hall, Toronto. Composed: Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Clarke and Charlie Parker. Vocals/Piano: Herbie Hancock Bass: Dave Holland Trumpet: Roy Hargrove Alto Saxophone: Kenny … Continue reading

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