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The Official Jazz Music thread

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The Official Jazz Music thread

 

A Québec classic

 

 

...A Frenchy one, and an american classic. :)

 

Jardin d'hiver by Henri Salvador on Grooveshark

 

Happy Jazzy Friday!

 

Part 1 - Acknowledgement by John Coltrane on Grooveshark

 

The Adventures Of Tintin by John Williams on Grooveshark

 

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I've been trying to break into jazz for awhile. Been doing it slowly but surely. I'm sort of in the same boat that I am with classical music in that I have no knowledge about any of it and am very picky with what I like.

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Buy this one at the time it went out, never listen to it twice...  :)

Beautiful and rare interpretation of "Make Me Rainbows" by Nancy Wilson.  Restored from the original LP.

 

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I've been trying to break into jazz for awhile. Been doing it slowly but surely. I'm sort of in the same boat that I am with classical music in that I have no knowledge about any of it and am very picky with what I like.

Whatever you do, don't start with "Bitch's Brew"; it's the "Tales From Topographic Oceans" of Miles Davis!

"The Birth Of The CooL", "In A Silent Way", and "Kind Of Blue" are all good places to start.

If you prefer piano, then some early 70s Herbie Hancock, is good.

If you like vocal, then you can do no better than the great Sarah Vaughan.

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I've been trying to break into jazz for awhile. Been doing it slowly but surely. I'm sort of in the same boat that I am with classical music in that I have no knowledge about any of it and am very picky with what I like.

Whatever you do, don't start with "Bitch's Brew"; it's the "Tales From Topographic Oceans" of Miles Davis!

:lol:

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I've been trying to break into jazz for awhile. Been doing it slowly but surely. I'm sort of in the same boat that I am with classical music in that I have no knowledge about any of it and am very picky with what I like.

Whatever you do, don't start with "Bitch's Brew"; it's the "Tales From Topographic Oceans" of Miles Davis!

:lol:

I have and like Kind Of Blue. I have a couple Coltrane albums and one by Hancock. There are the usual suspects of jazz that I really dig, stuff from Ellington and the likes. Music featured in Woody Allen's film I really like.

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Woody's stuff is more what you'd call swing or big band, I guess. Try Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller for that. And Thad Jones/Mel Lewis are great fun. And obviously Gershwin. How about Thelonious Monk? And Bill Evans' solo/trio stuff if you liked Kind of Blue. What Herbie album do you have? Graduate to Head Hunters as soon as you can.

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Woody's stuff is more what you'd call swing or big band, I guess. Try Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller for that. And Thad Jones/Mel Lewis are great fun. And obviously Gershwin. How about Thelonious Monk? And Bill Evans' solo/trio stuff if you liked Kind of Blue. What Herbie album do you have? Graduate to Head Hunters as soon as you can.

Oooh! "Head Hunters".Well said.

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Woody's stuff is more what you'd call swing or big band, I guess. Try Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller for that. And Thad Jones/Mel Lewis are great fun. And obviously Gershwin. How about Thelonious Monk? And Bill Evans' solo/trio stuff if you liked Kind of Blue. What Herbie album do you have? Graduate to Head Hunters as soon as you can.

Oooh! "Head Hunters".Well said.

Yeah that's the album I have. I listened to it once, it's alright.

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LOL. I remember back in the day when YouTube imposed a 10 min. video limit in an effort to head off unauthorized uploads. How things have changed.

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