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Audio Blog: Jazz Perspectives with KPLU's Weekday Jazz Hosts (via Groove Notes)

27 Mar

An “encore edition” of a early Groove Notes blog for your enjoyment.

KPLU's four weekday jazz hosts, Dick Stein, Robin Lloyd, Abe Beeson, and myself, individually sat down and recorded thoughts on a variety of topics related to jazz. With all of us coming from different backgrounds and upbringings, you will hear very different and interesting perspectives on topics ranging from what the first jazz we remember ever hearing, what music was playing when we were growing up, what how we got hooked on jazz, what live ja … Read More

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Audio Blog: Jazz Perspectives with KPLU’s Weekday Jazz Hosts (via Groove Notes)

27 Mar

An “encore edition” of a early Groove Notes blog for your enjoyment.

KPLU's four weekday jazz hosts, Dick Stein, Robin Lloyd, Abe Beeson, and myself, individually sat down and recorded thoughts on a variety of topics related to jazz. With all of us coming from different backgrounds and upbringings, you will hear very different and interesting perspectives on topics ranging from what the first jazz we remember ever hearing, what music was playing when we were growing up, what how we got hooked on jazz, what live ja … Read More

via Groove Notes

1,000 Jazz Albums You Should Hear Before You Die (761-770)

27 Mar

Here is another 10 to add to the list.

Remember that there is no ranking system here, and if you don’t see your favorite jazz album yet, it doesn’t mean it won’t show up.

Hopefully these lists will inspire you to seek some of these albums out that perhaps you haven’t heard before, or revisit an old favorite. And as always, we want your thoughts on any or all of these albums. Either way, let’s get started with this week, and in no particular order, albums 761 through 770.

761. Body and Soul – Dexter Gordon (1201 Music, 1967) CLICK HERE TO BUY

762. Long Yellow Road – Toshiko Akiyoshi (BMG, 1975) CLICK HERE TO BUY

763. Ellington is Forever, Vol. 1 – Kenny Burrell (Fantasy, 1975) CLICK HERE TO BUY

764. No Count Sarah – Sarah Vaughan (Emarcy, 1958) CLICK HERE TO BUY

765. The Road to You: Recorded Live in Europe – Pat Metheny (Geffen, 1993) CLICK HERE TO BUY

766. Outward Bound – Eric Dolphy (New Jazz/OJC, 1960) CLICK HERE TO BUY

767. Nina Simone in Concert – Nina Simone (Philips, 1964) CLICK HERE TO BUY

768. Live at Maybeck Recital Hall, Vol. 23 – Gene Harris (Concord Jazz, 1992) CLICK HERE TO BUY

769. Clark Terry (Polygram) – Clark Terry (PolyGram, 1954) CLICK HERE TO BUY

770. The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow – Tal Farlow (Verve, 1957) CLICK HERE TO BUY

1,000 Jazz Albums You Should Hear Before You Die (751-760)

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