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Brubeck a la Mode // Dave Brubeck (Fantasy Original Jazz Classics OJC-200)

Continuing with my habit of profiling Brubeck albums that are less-known, here’s another rather obscure album that Brubeck appeared on.  Literally. Continue reading

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Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh // Lee Konitz & Warne Marsh (Atlantic 1217)

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Tune:  Topsy

Recorded:  14 June, 1955 in New York City Continue reading

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Soul Brothers // Milt Jackson & Ray Charles (Atlantic 1279)

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Tune:  How Long Blues

Recorded:  12 September, 1957 in New York City Continue reading

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Priceless Editions // Dave Brubeck (Columbia 4-PE 12)

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Tune:  Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me

Recorded:  Early (March?) 1954; location dubious Continue reading

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The Tokyo Blues // Horace Silver (Blue Note ST-84110)

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Tune:  Too Much Sake

Recorded:  14 July, 1962 in New Jersey Continue reading

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The Swinger From Rio // Sergio Mendes feat. Art Farmer and Phil Woods (Atlantic SD 1434)

After unexpected travel, I am back at my computer.  And when I say unexpected, I mean exhausting, and when I’m exhausted, there’s nothing like bossa nova to aurally scratch my back and help me relax.  Out of the many jazz bossa nova albums out there, this relatively obscure title by one of those most unobscure (just made a new word.  Webster take notice) Brazilian musicians around hits the spot. Continue reading

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Ritmo Caliente! // Cal Tjader (Fantasy 8077)

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