Bebop Spoken There
Cecil Taylor: “You can't expect Dave Brubeck, who grew up in a rural area, to play like a guy from 118th St.” – (Down Beat October 26, 1961).
Cecil Taylor: “I'm sure he [Bill Evans] knows what he's talking about, but I don't know what he's talking about.” – (Downbeat February 25, 1965).
Today Sunday December 4
Danny Reed 'Seasonal Swing' - Customs House, Mill Dam, South Shields. 12 noon. £19.95 (inc. 2 course meal).
Monday, October 24, 2011
Head of Steam and Hoochie Coochie.
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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.
The idea of this blog is for you to share your thoughts and pass on your comments on discs, gigs, jazz - music in general. If you've been to a gig/concert or heard a CD that knocked you sideways please share your views with us. Tell us about your favourites, your memories, your dislikes.
Lance (Who wishes it to be known that he is not responsible for postings other than his own and that he's not always responsible for them.)