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Joe Morello on Buddy Rich: Pt 4

SKF NOTE: Revisiting the transcript of my early 1980’s interview with Joe Morello today. Five or six times Joe Morello said some things about Buddy Rich which were new to me. I also found Joe’s remarks instructive and/or funny. I … Continue reading

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Max Roach: The Day Sid Catlett Died

SKF NOTE: Max Roach was 33-years old when he did this 1958 Down Beat cover story. “I’ve always been fond of Art Blakey and Jo Jones,” [Max Roach] continues. “Blakey is a creative person. He plays with the sincerity of … Continue reading

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