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Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Words and Music

Roly introduced me to "Dear Bix" played and sung by Richie Kamuka - it's a Dave Frishberg original dedicated to you know who and worthy of standing alongside that other great tribute song - "I Remember Clifford".
Roly also remarked ... " Another great song is When the World was Young - I reckon thats one of the greatest of all Songbook repertoire. I know jazz players like nice harmonies to solo over and lovely melodies etc but I am even more drawn to what I think are great lyrics above all else. It's the words that give the deep meaning - anyone else agree?"
I think I know someone who might go along with that ...

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