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Music’s Where You Find It

Read "Music’s Where You Find It" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Ajoyo
Ajoyo
Ropeadope
2014

Multi-reed player Yacine Boulares has picked up, and left behind, musical footprints literally all around the world. He was born in North Africa (Tunisia) but grew up in Paris, where he studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and jazz performance at the National Conservatory and New School ...

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Red Garland Trio: Swingin' on the Korner

Read "Swingin' on the Korner" reviewed by Stefano Merighi

Il fiuto di Red Garland, a suo tempo, suggerì a Miles Davis di ingaggiare prima Philly Joe Jones e poi John Coltrane, per formare un simpatico quintetto. Solo per queste intuizioni Garland andrebbe posto su un piedistallo nel mondo del jazz. Ma William Red era anche un gran pianista, realizzatore di una sintesi mirabile tra l'eredità ...

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Red Garland Trio: It's a Blue World

Read "It's a Blue World" reviewed by Derek Taylor

One of the hardest working trios of the 50s the Garland/Chambers/Taylor unit recorded more than a dozen sessions for the Prestige label and its subsidiaries during a four year stretch at the close of the decade. In slightly different form with “Philly” Joe Jones replacing Taylor they were also the formidable rhythm section for Miles Davis’ ...

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Red Garland Trio: Groovy

Read "Groovy" reviewed by Douglas Payne

This trio was known as the rhythm section when Groovy was made. Pianist Red Garland (1923-84), bassist Paul Chambers (1935-69) and drummer Art Taylor (1929-95) were in the midst of a long tenure with Miles Davis and stayed busy in studios backing one horn player after another. The unit's simpatico refinement never wavers in doubt. They ...