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As we all know there are no live gigs taking place in the immediate future. However, any links to jazz streaming that are deemed suitable - i.e. with a professional approach - will be considered for posting.

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Blame it on their youth

Award winning pianist Mark Pringle and unique young trumpeter Tom Syson explore the art of the duo from the golden early years of jazz, (beginning with an investigation of Chet Baker's music) to the contemporary avant garde. 
Blurb re forthcoming gig at Jazz Café.
Love it! 
I might bring my King Oliver/Jelly Roll; Louis/Earl Hines 78s along to have them  [the discs] pronounced as fakes. Oh, and didn't Hawkins do some duos? Then Emma might confirm that Joe and Eddie also did some. Hey, I remember Ruby Braff with Ellis Larkins and, to be honest, I can't think of a Chet Baker duo set.
I guess we all have different views on 'Golden Eras'.
Lance.

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