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With Regrets to Donald Bailey

SKF NOTE – Last week, in the mood for jazz organ, I bought Volumes 1 and 2 of Blue Note Records’ Jimmy Smith Live at the Club Baby Grand. Recorded and released in 1956. These are trio dates with Jimmy … Continue reading

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Harvey Siders: Long Drum Solos Bore Me

SKF NOTE: Here I’ve excerpted remarks about drum solos from a 1973 roundtable discussion Down Beat Contributing Editor Harvey Siders had with five drummers: Willie Bobo, Louie Bellson, Larry Bunker, Shelly Manne, and Donald Bailey. None of these wonderful players … Continue reading

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