Monthly Archives: August 2011

NOT ONLY FOR MY EAST COAST FRIENDS: Herbie Hancock’s “The Eye Of The Hurricane” (1965)

Herbie Hancock (piano) Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor sax) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey — March 17, 1965   Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if … Continue reading

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RHEINE IMPROVISATIONEN — Frühling & Sommer am Rhein — Für meine deutschen Leser

Keine Worte, nur Sounds & Bilder. Viel Vergnügen beim Schauen & Lauschen wünscht, Brewsk ⓒ Rolf Adam

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SUMMERTIME 3 X’s by “The Prince Of Darkness”, “The Maharaja” & the “MJQ”

The next three Summertime’s are so very famous that they also don’t need any textual fanfares. It’s really Summer in Cologne now. Finally! No lover could claim ‘baby, it’s cold outside’ for keeping her or his sweetheart inside. There is … Continue reading

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A Summerly 47th Anniversary: STAN GETZ QUARTET — SUMMERTIME @ CAFÉ AU GO GO — August 19, 1964

For my dear German readers: About the Café Au Go Go on 152 Bleecker Street/ Thompson St., Greenwich Village, Manhattan, NYC. Here’s much more reading pleasure about the legendary joint in ENGLISH. This meditative, reflective version of Summertime (transferred from … Continue reading

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Updated Article

Hi folks – Found a great picture, and enhanced this very article: Feel free to go HERE Here’s the enhancement, a scan from the below LP:

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SUMMERTIME 3 X’s by “THE SOUND”, by “MR. COOL” & “MR. CHEEKS”

We don’t need words for that this time, do we? Enjoy the Summer! SUMMERTIME Playlist #3     Locations & Dates: #1 – Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, August 15, 1955 #2 – Paris, October 24, 1955 #3 – New York … Continue reading

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Something joyful for the rainy weekend: ->>>————————> ->>>——————> There’s such “A LOT OF LIVIN’ TO DO” …

… sang Lady Jean Turner with Stan Kenton & His Mellophone Orchestra in September 1963. This LP is a greatly swinging, modern big band album, featuring arrangements by Stan Kenton, Lennie Niehaus & Bill Holman. Jean Turner was the last … Continue reading

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