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Scott Merrell

My Jazz Story

I love jazz because... I was first exposed to jazz... I met [musician name]... The best show I ever attended was... The first jazz record I bought was...A Raer Live Recording Of Billie Holiday My advice to new listeners...listen to Louis Armstrong, Lester Young, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Thelonous Monk, Bud Powell, Max Roach, Clifford Brown, John Coltrane, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Sonny Rollins, James Carter Or whatever else you have in mind.

My Favorites

  1. Billie Holiday Lady In Satin
  2. Lester Young Pres Returns
  3. Ella & Duke at the Cote D'azur