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Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

All About Jazz is celebrating Colin Bailey's birthday today!

Born in Swindon, England on July 9th 1934, Colin Bailey began playing drums at age four. He also studied piano and theory at an early age, and worked with English name bands from age eighteen. Colin lived in Australia in the late fifties and was staff ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

All About Jazz is celebrating Colin Bailey's birthday today!

Born in Swindon, England on July 9th 1934, Colin Bailey began playing drums at age four. He also studied piano and theory at an early age, and worked with English name bands from age eighteen. Colin lived in Australia in the late fifties and was staff ...

ARTICLE: BOOK EXCERPTS

Go Slow: The Life Of Julie London

Read "Go Slow: The Life Of Julie London" reviewed by Michael Owen

The following is an excerpt is from “Chapter 12: For the Night People" of Go Slow: The Life of Julie London by Michael Owen (Chicago Review Press, 2017). All Rights Reserved.

In 1965, after three years of largely recording pop tunes under Liberty Records' hit-making producer Snuff Garrett, Julie London was eager to ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

All About Jazz is celebrating Colin Bailey's birthday today!

Born in Swindon, England on July 9th 1934, Colin Bailey began playing drums at age four. He also studied piano and theory at an early age, and worked with English name bands from age eighteen. Colin lived in Australia in the late fifties and was staff ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

All About Jazz is celebrating Colin Bailey's birthday today! Born in Swindon, England on July 9th 1934, Colin Bailey began playing drums at age four. He also studied piano and theory at an early age, and worked with English name bands from age eighteen. Colin lived in Australia in the late fifties and was staff drummer at ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

All About Jazz is celebrating Colin Bailey's birthday today! Born in Swindon, England on July 9th 1934, Colin Bailey began playing drums at age four. He also studied piano and theory at an early age, and worked with English name bands from age eighteen. Colin lived in Australia in the late fifties and was staff drummer at ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Concord Music Group Reissues Vince Guaraldi's "A Boy Named Charlie Brown"

Concord Music Group Reissues Vince Guaraldi's "A Boy Named Charlie Brown"

Remastered vinyl and CD recordings mark 50th anniversary of the soundtrack to a TV documentary that never aired LOS ANGELES, CA: Most of us recall A Charlie Brown Christmas—the classic animated special that originally aired on network television during the holiday season of 1965—as the moment when pianist Vince Guaraldi first breathed life into the entire Peanuts gang with a series ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Frank Potenza: For Joe

Read "For Joe" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Joe Who? Joe Pass. Not a difficult question, given that it's Pass' image that dominates the front cover of For Joe. A quick glance at the track listing makes it pretty clear too. Then there's the rhythm section of Jim Hughart on bass, Colin Bailey on drums and John Pisano on second guitar: men whose working ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Joe Pass: Roy Clark Session (1994)

Joe Pass: Roy Clark Session (1994)

In 1994, guitarists Joe Pass and Roy Clark got together and recorded an album of Hank Williams songs. They recorded in Hollywood, at Sage & Sound, and the session was produced by Ralph Jungheim, who conceived the idea for the country-jazz date. JazzWax reader and Joe Pass fan Uwe Zänisch of Berlin sent along a wonderful ...

NEWS: OBITUARY

George Shearing, 1919-2011

George Shearing, 1919-2011

George Shearing died early today at the age of 91. With his quintet, Shearing used a locked-hands technique at the piano, blending with vibes and piano to develop a style that resonated with listeners and became one of the most recognizable sounds in an era when jazz was still at the core of popular music. He ...