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Jazz quartet from Zagreb, Croatia (ex Yugoslavia) active between 1959-1967. Zagreb Jazz Quartet  (‘Zagrebački Jazz Kvartet’) was among the first significant jazz ensembles in Croatia. Tracklist:1 – Mrtve magle 2 – Arijana 3 – Black Coffee 4 – Intima 5 – Sister Sadie 6 – Vardar 7 – Whisper Not 8 – A Foggy Day 9 – Willis Conover 10 ...

Review by Lindsay Planer Kirk’s Work, Rahsaan Roland Kirk’s third long-player, teams him up with organist “Brother” Jack McDuff for Kirk’s most soulful post-bop set to date. His unorthodox performance style incorporates the polyphonies of a tenor sax, flute, manzello, and stritch. (The latter instrument is Kirk’s own modification of a second-generation B-flat soprano sax.) This contributes to the unique ...

Review by Rick Anderson Jazz purists may turn up the nose at this jazz-reggae summit meeting, but that’s their loss. It’s not that they wouldn’t have the right to be suspicious — experiments in jazz-reggae fusion do not have a distinguished history. But the combination of Jamaican-born jazz pianist Monty Alexander and reggae godfathers Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare works ...

t Review by Michael G. Nastos The title Three Guitars in Bossa Nova Time is misleading in that only two guitars in any instance play the material, while tenor saxophonist Bob Enevoldsen is more important to the overall sound of the music than any other performer. In the main, Herb Ellis and Laurindo Almeida take charge on most of the ...

Review by Jason Ankeny Thank You Charlie Christian pays homage to the legendary jazz guitarist in a manner most appropriate to an innovator of his stature — rather than merely imitate that which is inimitable, Herb Ellis channels the imagination and expressiveness of his hero to create a lean, mean sound far more forward-thinking than nostalgic. Like Christian, Ellis favors ...

  Jazz ta pronto  Lunes 10 de octubre. 02 – Sing sing sing – Benny Goodman big band. Gene Krupa. 03 – Estruendo en Winetka – Gene Krupa. 04 – Jumping at the Woodside – Buddy Rich 05 – Bugle call rag – Buddy Rich. – Up Close 06 – Max Roach. – solo Elvin Jones. – Ding-A-Ling-A-Ding  08 -Way out – ...

Chuck Wayne’s participation in some of the earliest bebop recordings have lead many to conclude that he was purely a bop-style guitar player. Yet on the recordings he made in the mid-1940s, first with the Billy Eckstine Band and later with Dizzy Gillespie, his swing-oriented guitar collides with the “new music” being played by the more modern musicians on the ...

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