Monthly Archives: December 2013

KLATSCHEN – AUF WIEDERSEHN 2013 !!! — KLACT-OVEEDERS-TENE to 2013 !!! — We’ll see, err, *read* us again next year ;)

— PREFACE — BREW LITE’s 4 SWINGIN’ MONKS @Billiard Café and their bizarre versions of “Klact-Oveereds-Tene” & “Friday The 13th” … …extra composed for this occasion by Thelonious Sphere Monk, on Thursday, the 12th of December 2013. Important note: Yes! — … Continue reading

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WALTZES FOR DEBBY, MONICA, JOHNNY & TONY — BILL EVANS & A BIG P.S. BY ERROLL GARNER

Since I’ve heard Bill Evans’ “Waltz For Debby” for the very first time (’round 1981, when I was in love with a certain Katinka Zemlinski) I can’t get enough of it. For finishing 2013 in a peacefully swinging way, I’ve … Continue reading

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John Coltrane – GREENSLEEVES – 1961

Blog owner’s recommendation: Click on the YouTube-logo for a better sound 😉 [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVoh-oMjdgQ&w=420&h=345] John Coltrane — soprano and tenor saxophone Pat Patrick — baritone saxophone Freddie Hubbard, Booker Little — trumpet Julian Priester, Charles Greenlee — euphonium Bill Barber — … Continue reading

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To all readers: MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU — LOVE & PEACE, YOURS TRULY, BREW

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xivsWsK-nk&w=420&h=345] And, as a little contemporary P.S. our this year’s version of “Winter Wonderland”, as played by “Brew Lite’s 4 Swingin’ Monks” at a private Christmas party in the “Billiard Café” in Cologne’s beautiful, but not yet too winterly Bay-In-Valley: … Continue reading

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ALSO WHITE MEN CAN PLAY THE BLUES: STAN GETZ & GARY McFARLAND – 1963

Warning: This is not for sissies who would expect a sultry Bossa Nova with a certain Brazilian chick singing off-key 😉 No! — That’s “Stan the man”, as he, err… *gets* along as the jumpin’ tenor guy of your trust … Continue reading

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