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Archive for the ‘Improvisation’ Category

Time for a Break

December 30, 2007

There are four essential elements that make up Hip Hop; Emcee, DJ, Tagging/Graffiti, and Breakdancing. Each of these elements serves equal importance to the structure of the genre. I ran across this video and hesitated to put it up originally but the dancer in me battled and won. There’s no doubt movement is a form […]

Duel Piano boogie woogie

December 20, 2007

A good friend of mine just emailed me this video. Allen Toussaint, Tuts Washington, and Professor Longhair duke it out vibing on the piano. Ain’t no faking the funk here these are real musicians jamming out improvising you just won’t find anywhere today. If you listen carefully you can hear the musicians talking and calling […]