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SENSATIONAL DISCOVERY !!! THE LONG-LOST EDISON CYLINDER WITH BUDDY BOLDEN FROM 1894: THAT’S HOW BUDDY REALLY SOUNDED

It was 11 years ago when I spent some time in New Orleans. There I met this very old negro (he insisted in being called a “negro”), Mr. Georges de Saint-James, 95 years, a man who was there when Storyville … Continue reading

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ANOTHER REVOLUTION IN SWING: DON REDMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA – I GOT RHYTHM – JUNE 30, 1932

Quote: “On 30 June 1932, Don Redman and His Orchestra made the first wholly instrumental recording of “I Got Rhythm” – an early example of many black musicians’ tendency to omit Ira Gershwin’s lyrics.” … but not only was it … 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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THIS IS SO F…..’ COOL, MAN! — OR: LENNIE TRISTANO IMPROVISES, THOUGH NOT ALONE IN NEW YORK — 1955

How ’bout two more of those “melancholy maidens”? Here we go with Lennie’s Quartet, consoling their Melancholy Baby with a swinging beat; you hear Lee Konitz on altosax, Gene Ramey & Arthur Taylor on bass and drums. This is a … Continue reading

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LIVING JAZZ HISTORY: ORAN ‘HOT LIPS’ PAGE, THE UNDERRATED TRUMPET MASTER OF THE 1930′s & ’40′s

Hi folks – I always wanted to post this rare gem, an original autograph of the wonderful, of the inimitable, the one and only Oran ‘Hot Lips’ Page! ‘Hot Lips’ was an eager, and very busy after-hours jam session-ite. He … Continue reading

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