Monthly Archives: November 2020

Remembering Eric Gravatt and Weather Report

SKF NOTE: I found this photo of drummer Eric Gravatt in the first issue of Different Drummer magazine dated September 1973, which was launched by Harry Abraham. The issues I have are mostly full of jazz record reviews with some … Continue reading

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Playing Boring Songs Well

SKF NOTE: You’re a drummer working steady with a piano trio six nights a week in a club. The piano player is the leader, the main attraction. The trio has a steady repertoire the pianist updates sometimes. You like playing … Continue reading

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Jack DeJohnette with the Bill Evans Trio 1968

SKF NOTE: Listening for only the second time to the Bill Evans Trio “Another Time: The Hilversum Concert” with Eddie Gomez (bass), Jack DeJohnette (drums). Evans is one of my “must have” musicians. No, I don’t own all of his … Continue reading

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“Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark”

SKF NOTE: “Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark” by Tamara Saviano. John Lee was a New Jersey photographer well established with country music performers. John later moved to Nashville. In 1980 or 1981, John … Continue reading

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Max Roach – “Tears For Johannesburg and Triptych”

SKF NOTE: A 1960s clip of the pioneering Max Roach. Thank you to 3rd Street Jazz for the original post.

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