Bebop Spoken There
Dizzy Gillespie: “If it's easy it's not worth it.” – (Down Beat May 11, 1972).
Richard Davis: “Every musician's wife knows that his instrument comes first. And having to live with that can be a chore” – (Down Beat May 11, 1972).
Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival Competition
Today Wednesday May 4.
Monday, September 06, 2010
The Swing Thing
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Not a very original title, I know; not even an accurate one as my taste, whilst centred around the music of Bird and Diz, extends in many directions and I listen to everything from King Oliver to Chick Corea and beyond. Not forgetting the Great American Songbook the contents of which has provided the inspiration for much great jazz and quality popular singing for round about a century.
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