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A musician with knowledge, wit, chutzpah, humour. Bruno Leicht’s blog is an inspiration for every jazz fan. Great mixture of historical panorama, expertise, far-out finds, and above all, an always palpable love for jazz. Big cheers!
SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN
"Many jazz musicians prefer recording their own original songs and rarely want to feature a song by anyone outside of their band—unless the composer is dead and gone.
A few major jazz musicians are bucking this trend, and I applaud them. I just wish more improvisers would follow their lead."
, jazz historian & trumpet colleague, in an interview @ Marc Myers' JazzWax about his new book The Jazz Standards
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