Bebop Spoken There
Mundell Lowe: “...we also had to play for a floor show, which consisted of girls dancing--some of 'em were dressed, some of 'em were not so dressed.” – (Crescendo September 1974).
Terell Stafford: “I came to jazz very late, in my second year of graduate school at Rutgers University. I thought pursuing it would make me a better classical trumpet player.” – (Jazz Times October 2015).
Today Sunday November 29
Friday, November 13, 2009
Vasil Xenopoulos Rides Again - Cherry Tree Restaurant, Jesmond.
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