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Haynes with Coltrane: No One Was Dependent on One Person

SKF NOTE: Between 1961 and 1965 Roy Haynes, subbing for Elvin Jones, made some classic recordings as part of the John Coltrane Quartet, including a live 1963 recording at the Newport Jazz Festival. The Haynes/Coltrane recordings were released in 1978 on … Continue reading

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50 Years Ago: Drummer Sam Lay Onstage at Newport When Dylan Goes Electric

SKF NOTE: Sam Lay was a Butterfield Blues Band member in 1965 at this pivotal moment in Rock history. Mr. Lay and the Butterfield Blues Band were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year. When Bob … Continue reading

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Miles Davis at Newport: A Four-Disc Set Coming in July

[SKF NOTE: This looks great. The drumset players on this disc, in chronological order, are: Connie Kay, Jimmy Cobb, Tony Williams, Jack DeJohnette, Al Foster, and Ndugu Leon Chancler.] Miles Davis at Newport: A Four-Disc Set Coming in July By … Continue reading

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