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Red Mitchell / Warne Marsh: Big Two

Read "Big Two" reviewed by Chris Mosey

In the 1950s, critics talked of East and West coast jazz. It was a way of playing the racial card, with East coast representing black, played from the gut; while West was white, played from the mind. As far as the dogmatists were concerned: East good, West bad. The word “cerebral" became a term of abuse. ...