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Thanks for Nothing, Tony Williams

SKF NOTE: Tony Williams, Ron Carter, and Hank Jones (aka The Great Jazz Trio) At The Village Vanguard. Mr. Jones and Mr. Carter are trading fours with Tony Williams on 12+12, the last track on the album. I’m listening intently … Continue reading

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Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Newly Released ’66 Vanguard Recordings

SKF NOTE: Listening this morning for the first time to the track, Big Dipper, from the newly released Thad Jones/Mel Lewis CD, All My Yesterdays: The Debut 1966 Village Vanguard Recordings, I am reminded of how great is this big … Continue reading

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Tony Williams’s Textbook Perfect Drum Solo

SKF NOTE: Tony Williams‘s drum solo on Moose the Mooche with The Great Jazz Trio [Hank Jones, piano and Ron Carter, bass] at the Village Vanguard, February 1977, is textbook perfect. Beautiful.

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