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Happily Swingin’ 51st Birthday to … ME ;)

Hi there, swingin’ folks – Feel invited to listen to “my” song once more. Cheers! Yours truly, Brew – A big P.S. comes from Ol’ Blue Eyes, Mr. Francis Albert a.k.a. Frank Sinatra:   “September Song” (Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson) … Continue reading

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BRUNO LEICHT & HIS MADHATTAN FOUR (Berlin, 2007) with Charlie Parker’s KLACT-OVEEREDS-TENE

While I was cleaning my hard drive, I’ve found this in the archives, updated, enhanced & uploaded it to JazzTube; and now here it is, for your watching & listening pleasure: Bruno Leicht (tp) Walter Gauchel (ts) Lars Gühlcke (b) … 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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Theodore “Fats” Navarro & Clifford “Brownie” Brown – Two sides of the same …cup ;)

“…of the same …cup ;) — Say what? Now, that’s easy to understand if you please really would listen closely to both tracks; then you would hear how the student (Brownie) has ideally realized his teacher’s (Fats) main goal: “I’d … Continue reading

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