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Bebop Spoken There

Camille Thurman: "Their [Tia Fuller & Mimi Jones] advice? If you're going to sing and play, be great at both or don't bother." - (DownBeat November 2018).

Greg Fishman: "I've loved playing music since I was 12, practising 8 hours a day, because I loved doing it every minute." - (DownBeat November 2018.)

Today Tuesday October 16

Afternoon

Classic Swing - The Ship, Front St., Monkseaton NE25 8DP. 1pm. Free.

Evening

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To the best of our knowledge, details of the above events are correct but may be subject to alteration.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

More on Monk and the Loft - Jack Goodwin

I’ve just read the New York Times article on Monk. The article refers to the sessions at the loft which were recorded on tapes by the great photographer Eugene Smith and also refers to David X. Young (wonder what the X stood for?). You can see many of the photos taken at that time at the loft here: davidxyoung and several of these feature, amongst others, Warne Marsh (see pic. numbers 1, 7 and 11). As it happens, I’m lucky enough to have a recording from this very session amongst my Warne Marsh archive. Just thought you might be interested.
Jack http://www.warnemarsh.info/

1 comment :

Lance said...

Thanks for that, Jack, the photos are so real (and surreal) you can almost hear the music - even without your recording!
As Ellington once titled a piece - "Blues to Be There".

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Bebop Spoken Here -- Here, being the north-east of England -- centred in the blues heartland of Newcastle and reaching down to the Tees Delta and looking upwards to the Land of the Kilt.
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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