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Jeff Beck – Music Master Goodbye

SKF NOTE: My earliest memory of Jeff Beck is when I was 14-years old. The British Invasion was underway, and one influential group, The Yardbirds, released their first two albums in the United States: “For Your Love” followed by “Having … Continue reading

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Alan Dawson: I Can Count to Five

SKF NOTE: Alan Dawson once told me he wished Dave Brubeck hadn’t insisted on maintaining his piano comping during Dawson’s “Take Five” solos. “I can count to five,” Dawson said.

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Roy Haynes with Stan Getz 1966

SKF NOTE: Some of my favorite Roy Haynes on record is the drummer with tenor saxophonist Stan Getz. Getz has the ability to burn and to play exquisite ballads. Listening to Roy Haynes with Getz on musical journeys is always … Continue reading

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Drummer’s View from Lightfoot Stage

SKF NOTE: Two photos from the Gordon Lightfoot Facebook page giving us a drummer’s eye view from the bandstand. In this case, the drummer is Barry Keane. The photo with the seated audience is taken from the bandshell at the … Continue reading

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Tony Williams’s Red Gretsch 1964

SKF NOTE: On his Facebook page, musician Charles Lloyd posted this photo on Tony Williams’s birthday, writing: “Born on the day the drum Master, Tony Williams – propelling us, dancing us, giving us wings to fly higher I was blessed … Continue reading

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