Bebop Spoken There
Jimmy McPartland: “I think one of the reasons he [Bix] drank so much was that he was a perfectionist and wanted to do more with music than anyone could.” – (Down Beat January 13, 1954).
Jimmy Dorsey: “Contrast, expression and interesting harmonies have been overlooked too long by dance bands.” – (Down Beat November 1937).
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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.)
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