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Tony Williams: Little Short of Numbing

SKF NOTE: Leonard Feather give Kenny Dorham’s classic Una Mas album four of five stars in the March 12, 1964 Down Beat. “Young [Tony] Williams,” Mr. Feather writes, “has a dynamic strength and flowing beat that are, coming from one his … Continue reading

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Frankie Dunlop: We Never Rehearsed with Monk

SKF NOTE: A snippet from my 1983-84 interview with Frankie Dunlop. What’s missing here is the sound of Frankie’s voice. He was an amazing impersonator. When he was quoting Thelonious Monk here, he became Thelonious Monk in speech and manner. Very … Continue reading

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Studying Kenny Dorham

SKF NOTE: My pattern of studying music history: When I hear for the first time a musician I like, I then listen to their every album and read everything I can about them. That’s true of all music genres. In … Continue reading

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