Category Archives: Kurt Weill

R.I.P. Master Trumpeter, Jazz Improvisor, Ellingtonian & Inspiring Educator CLARK TERRY (1920-2015)

This is a sad day for mankind because one of our greatest musical artists, and at the same time one of the kindest men on earth left the planet: Mr. Clark Terry, * December 14, 1920, ✝ February 21, 2015. … Continue reading

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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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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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