Tag Archives: Mickey Roker

The Lost Recordings Found! Great News for Drummers

SKF NOTE: Merry Christmas. I’ll share what I think is very goods for music lovers in general, and for drummers in particular: New recordings of never released live dates with some of the world’s great drummers. Our home power went … Continue reading

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Mickey Roker with Lee Morgan – ‘The Complete Live at the Lighthouse’ Coming Soon

SKF NOTE: Blue Note Records has some exciting news for fans of trumpeter Lee Morgan and drummer Mickey Roker. The Complete Live at the Lighthouse session will be released this July 30. That’s 12 sets of music, including four hours … Continue reading

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Remembering Mickey Roker

SKF NOTE: Modern jazz first clicked for me at the 1970 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island while I was listening to¬†Charles Mingus‘s group. Included in that group was a skinny, long-haired saxophonist named Bobby Jones. It was impossible at … Continue reading

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