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Airmail Special // Lionel Hampton, with Oscar Peterson & Buddy DeFranco (Verve MG V-8106)

After a string of West Coast jazz musicians, I figured I should probably spotlight some of my other albums.  Go east, young man! Continue reading


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Flute, Brass Vibes and Percussion // Herbie Mann (Verve V6- 8392)

Rolling right along with the musical celebration of April, the first full month of spring, here’s an interesting album from the late flutist Herbie Mann.  Mann was a dedicated bebopper, but in the late 1950’s and into the 1960’s, he delved into world music, particularly Afro-Cuban and Latin music, and created some intriguing music in process.

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