Category Archives: Jazz

Jazz, I’ll just put this here.

Overheard: Wonderful piece played wonderfully. It is a little funny though that the title of the video mentions a Duke Ellington cover. There are no covers in jazz, but great pieces known as standards, which all artists interpret their own … Continue reading

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Clarinet Cadenza Goodness

Mark Walton proves in this recording what a fine clarinetist he was in this, Sid Phillips’ chart. Both the musician and Sid are so underrated. Sid, a British musician, played in the United States on radio and freelance in clubs … Continue reading

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YouTubeage Joy: The One O’Clock Lab Band Plays Yesterdays

Can’t stop playing against this. So many good ideas, multi-tones, edgy-ness, vibrato techniques, and just good sound. Expand the window to fill the screen, turn up your sound system. Listen to it a couple of times. Then grab your sax … Continue reading

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‘Twas the night before Christmas’ Mad Magazine #52 Jan 1960

“Twas the night before Christmas and all through the pad,Not a hipster was swinging, not even old Dad; The chimney was hung in the stocking routine,In hopes that “The Fat Man” would soon make the scene; The moon and the … Continue reading

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RIP Phil Woods

“I have no illusions about being a genius musician. I pride myself on being a soldier, a warrior for jazz. I trained a lot of young people, and I’ve learned my lessons well. I’d like to keep the flame burning.” … Continue reading

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Suzy’s Clarinet Microphone ~ AMT WS

I purchased this mic for Suzy to help her with some clarinet solos. It’s amazing and I use it with my bari when I sit next to it as it picks up the bari when I lean towards it on … Continue reading

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‘Twas the night before Christmas’ Mad Magazine #52 Jan 1960

‘Twas the night before Christmas,and all through the pad,Not a hipster was swinging, not even old Dad; The chimney was hung in the stocking routine,In hopes that “The Fat Man” would soon make the scene;The moon and the snow were, … Continue reading

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