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Jimmy Blythe: Messin' Around Blues

Read "Messin' Around Blues" reviewed by Nic Jones


The more time passes the sharper the light it shines on this music. Audio restoration has enhanced the quality of these pianola rolls made by a musician who was in right at the very beginnings of jazz. He was recording in Chicago before the end of 1927 in the company of clarinetist Johnny Dodds and others, and his feel for and innate understanding of the music is abundantly obvious here.

An ethical debate could rage over the enhancement of the ...


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