Monthly Archives: December 2012

YET ANOTHER SENSATIONAL DISCOVERY FROM THE BREWSK LITOVSK ARCHIVES: MILES ACTUALLY DID IT !!!

PREFACE Miles Davis, respectively our interpretation of Miles will speak the final words at this blog… ? …in 2012. BULK What was long suspected among the experts has finally come to light: Miles did a rendition of (you play it … Continue reading

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DER BETRACHTER DES AUGES/ THE BEHOLDER OF THE EYE — EINE KOLLEKTIVE 12-TON MEDITATION/ A COLLECTIVE 12-TONE MEDITATION — 12/16/2012

Betrachtet ihr Auge, und Ihr wisst, wie das Stück funktioniert: Es besteht aus zwei miteinander in der Form eines Auges verwobenen 12-Ton Reihen; nach dem Beginn im Unisono strebt eine Reihe aufwärts, dann wieder abwärts, sie bildet also das Oberlid; … Continue reading

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RANDY BROOKS — THE FILM NOIR TRUMPETER & HARLEM NOCTURNE — 1945

Harlem Nocturne — I prefer this one over Georgie Auld’s rendition of that torch song, I posted recently. Bitter-sweetly sounding altosaxist Eddie Caine is featured here. Not much heard of Randy’s sparkling trumpet. Trumpeter Randy Brooks, one of the forgotten … Continue reading

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Georgie Auld – Harlem Nocturne – Sax In Satin

Here we have Harlem Nocturne as played by Georgie Auld. Georgie was Robert DeNiro’s saxophone coach for his role in New York, New York. Georgie himself was casted as a bandleader. Gerry Mulligan stated: “As soon as he leaves the … Continue reading

Posted in Jazz Stories & Tales, Invented Truths & Actual Happenings

BREW LITE’s FIVE YULE-ITES remembered GLENN MILLER with HARRY WARREN’s “I KNOW WHY”…

…which was originally composed for the film Sun Valley Serenade (1941). It can be heard now – as promised – in a brand new version, here at this humble blog. — Blog owner’s acknowledgment: Thanks, Mr. Jay, for those beautiful … Continue reading

Posted in Charlie Parker, Christmas, Dedication, Glenn Miller, Harry Warren, Jazz Adaptation, Jazz Stories & Tales, Invented Truths & Actual Happenings, Marion Hutton, Obituary, Saxophone, Swing Era, Trumpet, Winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

As a pre-Christmas gift, an update of one of my most viewed articles: ALL ‘ROUND CHEROKEE

Dear folks – It’s the day before Christmas Eve, which is one of the coziest evenings, especially in Germany; and so, with this updated article, I want to thank all my 46.269+x readers for their patience, and for their love … Continue reading

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RE: The supposed to be “cold” season: AN ACCIDENTAL WINTER SESSION

Dear Americans – I’m dedicating this repost of an old article to you, since you again had to face violent madness where you are most vulnerable: At a seemingly safe place, at school. This rampage of an obviously completely disturbed … Continue reading

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