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Roy Haynes – Previously Unreleased 1961 Live Recording w/ Stan Getz Quartet

SKF NOTE: Listening to my copy as I write. Great band all around. Roy Haynes burns. “Getz At The Gate” is a previously unreleased 1961 live recording from the historic Village Gate in New York City. This release features an … Continue reading

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Grady Tate’s Drum Lesson from Papa Jo Jones

SKF NOTE: Count me among the listeners blown away by Grady Tate’s drumming with Stan Getz on the Sweet Rain album (1967). Chick Corea (piano), and Ron Carter (bass) make up the rest of that Getz quartet. Clean, musical, swinging … Continue reading

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Roy Haynes: Think Dynamics All The Time

SKF NOTE: Among my boxes of drumming memorabilia are a couple of legal size folders from Charlie Perry full of written material. Charlie was a noted drum teacher and author. His best known method book, perhaps, is The Art of Modern … Continue reading

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Grady Tate: I Listened to Sound

SKF NOTE: Revisiting a 1979 interview with drummer extraordinaire Grady Tate this morning. At first I am surprised to read Grady is not the product of a “formal” drum education. And as I read, I’m remembering my introduction to Grady … Continue reading

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Roy Haynes: Beautiful Brushwork on ‘I’m Late, I’m Late’

SKF NOTE: Stan Getz collaboration with composer and arranger Eddie Sauter recorded in 1961. One of my longstanding “go to” albums,  Focus is beautiful music with some great Roy Haynes drumming. Check out Roy’s brushwork — his musicianship — on I’m … Continue reading

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