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Mix Tape

Ted Dunbar's Bebop List

Read "Ted Dunbar's Bebop List" reviewed by Rick Stone


Yeah, I know I went WAY over the 10-20 song, 70 minute limit, but this is a VERY important list. These are the tunes I practiced EVERY day (in this order) for several years from a list given to me by my teacher Ted Dunbar in 1990. TrackNameTimeArtistAlbum1 Confirmation5:53Charlie ParkerThe Charlie Parker Story2 Donna Lee2:32Charlie “Bird" ParkerThe Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes3 Four7:14Miles DavisWorkin'4 Little Willie Leaps2:50Charlie “Bird" ParkerThe Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes5 Freedom ...

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From Far and Wide

Re: Ted Dunbar (October issue, no.42, pg. 11)

Read "Re: Ted Dunbar (October issue, no.42, pg. 11)" reviewed by AAJ Staff


I wish to thank Mr. Donald Elfman regarding his writing the tribute to my close friend and colleague, the late Ted Dunbar.However, there are errors in his tribute which appears in the October 2005 issue of All About Jazz-New York (pg.11).Ted related to me that he went to Indianapolis, IN, my hometown, to interview for a job as a pharmacist at Hook's Drug Store in the early 1960's. His decision to take the job and move ...

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Album Review

Richard Davis: Forest Flowers

Read "Forest Flowers" reviewed by Todd S. Jenkins


Continuing a pattern that’s becoming all too common with 32 Jazz reissues, this set is a heavily flawed collection of performances by a generally fine bassist. The label heads seem to rummage through the dusty closets of name artists, seeking out weak sessions that probably wouldn’t see the light of day again if the performers weren’t famous for better works. Such is the case with Forest Flowers, culled from three lesser Richard Davis sets from the 70s.

Davis is a ...

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Album Review

Richard Davis: Forest Flowers

Read "Forest Flowers" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


Most jazz aficionados should be familiar with the artistry of bassist Richard Davis who over the years has performed with the best and brightest, spanning multiple genres. Davis is also a preeminent bowed bassist and with Forest Flowers, “32 Jazz” sees good reason to re-release material Davis recorded during the mid to late 70’s, as these works represent sessions that were originally issued on the now defunct “Muse” label. Here, we find Davis performing with bassist Bill Lee, trumpeter Marvin ...


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