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Posts tagged ‘Jazz Legend’

20
Mar
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The Traneumentary: Dave Schroeder (commentary)

There are great albums and then there are GREAT albums.

NYU Director of Jazz Studies Dave Schroeder fondly discusses John Coltrane’s playing and the beauty of “Lush Life” from one of his all-time favorite albums: Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane. Read moreRead more

3
Jan
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The Traneumentary: Anton Fig (commentary)

Elvin Jones’ drumming featured on the John Coltrane Quartet recording A Love Supreme is legendary. Listen to drummer Anton Fig (Late Night with David Letterman) talk about Elvin’s masterful play on this commentary podcast episode from The Traneumentary series. Read moreRead more

23
Aug
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George Benson – Guitar Man (album preview)

Legendary artist George Benson has a new album coming out on October 4th titled Guitar Man. Featured on this recording are a dozen mixed tracks varying from jazz to pop standards and performed in either in a solo or combo setting. Read moreRead more

18
Feb
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Presenting Jazz Backstage

As an aspiring young jazz musician, I spent most of my waking hours either practicing my instrument or listening intensely to albums and jazz radio.  It was my passion as well my music education and the single most cherished memory of my teenage years.  Often when I listened to the music, I would try and imagine the story behind the album. Read moreRead more