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Tony Ananias

Jazz lover

About Me

Jazz caught my ear from the time I was 9. One day I went used record store, I ran across a Charlie Parker LP that, among other songs, included "White Christmas." I had never heard of "Groovin’ High" or "A Night In Tunisia" but at least I had heard "White Christmas" somewhere! I played the album two or three times each day for a week. It took about five days for my ears to be opened and then I became quite anxious to learn about all eras of jazz. Within two months I was into John Coltrane's 1966 explorations with Pharoah Sanders and Miles Davis' Live/Evil, quite a jump from Pete Fountain. My desire to own and hearevery jazz recording is still my goal. I listen to a lot of brazailian jazz too.

My Favorites

  1. Miles Davis - Milestone
  2. Miles Davis - Kind of blue
  3. Miles Davis - Tutu
  4. John Coltrne - My favorite things
  5. Charlie Parker With Jay McShann And His Orchestra - Early Bird

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