Posts Tagged ‘jazz

22
Dec
13

Chat Away – Ho Ho Ho with Jazzy Xmas Tunes

For our redoubtable isonprize, a bit of jazzy Christmas, in my third of my series of Christmas music.

Ella Fitzgerald – The Christmas Song

Duke Ellington – Jingle Bells

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27
Nov
13

Some cool jazz to start a warm Thanksgiving

And the holidays have begun! Some music to get them started.

Charlie Parker and Coleman Hawkins – Improvisation

Dizzy Gillespie with Arturo Sandoval – Night in Tunisia

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14
Apr
13

Chat away – jazz version

I was fortunate enough to grow up with a brother who was/is a jazz fanatic. Although I resisted for many years, I’ve come to embrace what some people have called “America’s classical music.”

First, the inestimable Keith Jarrett…


Now, one of the great jazz bassists: Charlie Haden…


Dizzy Gillespie, the one and only…


And my lodestar, John Coltrane…


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