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Archive for the ‘jazz’ Category

Blow your horn like a King

January 24, 2008

Back when technology lacked musicians played their instruments live in a studio for the duration of entire songs to record. Who knew?! Players were forced to be spread about the room by instrument to get a balanced sound. Myth has it that when Louis Armstrong recorded with Joe “King” Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band, he was […]

Blue Note’s “Droppin’ Science”

January 10, 2008

It’s no surprise to anyone that Hip-Hop has sampled other music forms since it’s inception. Any serious hip hop fan knows that many samples come from Jazz music. Famous American label Blue Note Records has been releasing Jazz Records since the 1950’s. Notable albums such as Lee Morgan’s Sidewinder album, John Coltranes’s Blue Train, Miles […]

Miles and Miles

January 2, 2008

“You want to know how I started playing trumpet? My father bought me one and I studied the trumpet…” “And everybody I heard that I liked, I picked up things from.” click thru for more quotes, images, performances, and interviews with Miles Davis

This Video speaks for itself!!!!!!!

January 1, 2008

Check this interview with Teo and find out about more of his work

Armstrong & Kaye

December 31, 2007

It’s often noted that the trumpet is the most demanding of wind instruments to play. No one played the trumpet louder or more powerful than Louis Armsrtong. He changed the way musicians would play by popularizing the solo playing and improvised soloing. Like many Jazz musicians, Louis comes from New Orleans- a part so bad […]

Jazz Room

December 31, 2007

Hit more than Jack

December 19, 2007

I honestly think I’ve heard this song a million times and for some reason it never resonated with me until I saw this video. Very few ever did it better than Ray Charles. As soon as you hear those chords at the very beginning your entranced.