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Pee Wee Russell: Complete Live at Bovi's Town Tavern

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Di Pee Wee Russell, classe 1906, nativo del Missouri, è noto il credito di cui gode sia presso i fan del jazz tradizionale (a cui di fatto appartiene) che tra i cultori dell'avanguardia. Nella parte finale della sua carriera, il grande, originalissimo clarinettista, da instancabile ricercatore qual era, oltre a esser diventato un astrattista (nel senso di ...

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Bill Evans: Live at Lulu White's 1979

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Il crepuscolo di Bill Evans fu tanto doloroso sul piano umano, quanto dotato di una speciale grazia su quello musicale. Mentre il suicidio del fratello Harry lo spingeva al deterioramento estremo, la sua inventiva melodica, la personale rivisitazione romantica del panismo bebop e la voglia di comunicare e mettersi in gioco dal vivo e in studio, tutto questo viveva con passione elegante ...

Curtis Counce/Jack Sheldon/Harold Land/Carl Perkins/Frank Butler Quintet: Complete Studio Recordings

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Curtis Counce/Jack Sheldon/Harold Land/Carl Perkins/Frank Butler Quintet
Complete Studio Recordings
Gambit Records
2007

The beauty of this music is so much greater than the sum of its parts that a listener hardly knows where to begin. The two-disc package comprises the main recordings on the Contemporary label 1956-1958 ...

Kenny Dorham: Kenny Dorham with Jackie McLean Complete Recordings

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As jazz lovers we should be thankful for the presence of the Spanish record labels. Lonehill, Fresh Sound and Gambit, to name a few, have reissued and made available at reasonable prices a multitude of long-lost jazz gems. One of the recent reissues consists of two outstanding albums by trumpeter Kenny Dorham--Inta Something and Matador. Both ...

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Eric Dolphy: The Complete Uppsala Concert

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One of my pet theories is that one of the kickstarts for creative indigenous jazz in Europe was the tours undertaken there by Eric Dolphy as a leader (late summer 1961, summer 1964) and with John Coltrane (winter 1961) and Charles Mingus (summer 1964). The passage through the region of such an iconoclastic figure as Dolphy, ...