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17 gianter steps

embarrassed at not including any john coltrane in my earlier granite mix this year i thought i’d make amends by doing this new granite mix as a tribute to the great saxophonist. these are all tracks from albums that were … Continue reading

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Jazz Quotations 7

[He] uses the first and second left-hand fingers most of the time in single-note work; in chord work he can make use of the third and fourth fingers to a limited extent on the first two strings. He plays his … Continue reading

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Quotations 3

Jazz Quotations Here are some quotations gleaned from the Down Beat magazine archives which make some interesting points. Be-bop wasn’t developed in any deliberate way. For my part, I’ll say it was just the style of music I happened to … Continue reading

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