Monthly Archives: July 2012

MOX NIX ∽ Meet the ART FARMER QUINTET, going Bavarian in 1958

– Preface for the collector’s interest – Loads of Art Farmer’s CD’s & LP’s can be found HERE & HERE, at my favorite seller’s online store in Leicester, UK; fair prizes, knowledgeable & helpful owner Mr. Alan Ross. – Bulk … Continue reading

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BLUES #16 AVEC 88 ∽ “Um die Ecke” ∽ ⓒ Bruno Leicht 2012

This little 16-bar blues is dedicated to all French nighthawks who love a piano (88 black & white keys, got it?). It starts with the purely accidental quotation of the first two bars of Guy Wood’s & Robert Mellin’s “My … Continue reading

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“But, Man, That Sh__ Is So Boring!” ∽ Freddie Hubbard

FLASH … bis er “Flashes” gesehen hat :) (ist übrigens ein Stück über ‘Oh! Lady Be Good’); Buddy Rich sitzt am Schlagzeug. Den Cartoon hat mir mein Jazz-Blogger Kollege & Freund Doug via E-Mail geschickt; höchstwahrscheinlich, um mich zu motivieren. … Continue reading

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THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE BEAUTIFUL LADIES ∽ A SUITE, DEDICATED TO RIFFTIDES

Hi there, swingin’ folks, devoted readers of Doug Ramsey’s Rifftides, and hopefully also of my blog: The suite, consisting of four different versions of George Gershwin’s ‘Oh! Lady Be Good’ is up now, for all your listening pleasure. My very … Continue reading

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MR. RAMSEY RECOMMENDS: THE BEST JAZZ CLUBS

This is a message from Rifftides for all globetrotters in (jazz) music: Looking For A Listening Post? An outfit called Find The Best has established an online guide to jazz clubs. It could be useful to Rifftides readers planning to … Continue reading

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In The Light Of A Recent, A Sensational Discovery: 12 MILES WITH SONNY & CHUCK

Learn more HERE, or THERE, or EVERYWHERE, err, or in the video description. Yours truly commented: Wow! What an interesting find! — Since I’m a big fan of Sonny Berman, I tried to imagine him, improvising on “Sonny” a.k.a. “Solar” … Continue reading

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In The Light Of A Recent Article At ‘Rifftides’: 3 X’s “HONEYSUCKLE ROSE”

This is a little playlist, I have once dedicated to our majesty, jazz blogger and record producer Ubu Roi from Switzerland. He was celebrating a Harry Carney Centennial at his beautiful blog. I promised to post the full length jam … Continue reading

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