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TheIonious Monk Quartet – Monk In Denmark (1966) (Music Video)

Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer considered one of the giants of American music. Monk had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including “Epistrophy”, “‘Round Midnight”, “Blue Monk”, “Straight, No Chaser” and “Well, You Needn’t”. Monk is […]

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Miles Davis – The Cool Jazz Sound (1959) (Live) (Music Video)

Miles Davis – The Cool Jazz Sound 1959 Exemplary television program with the Miles Davis Quintet featuring John Coltrane, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb, and including the Gil Evans Orchestra. The Sound of Miles Davis (New York, April 2, 1959): Miles Davis (tp); John Coltrane (ts); Wynton Kelly (p); Paul Chambers (b); Jimmy […]

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Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie – Hot House (1952) (Music Video)

Hot House is a bebop standard, composed by American jazz musician Tadd Dameron in 1945. Its harmonic structure is identical to Cole Porter’s “What Is This Thing Called Love?.” The tune was made famous by Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker as a quintet arrangement and become synonymous with those musicians; Hot House became an anthem […]

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The Last Poets with Pharoah Sanders – This is Madness (Music Video)

The Last Poets is a group of poets and musicians who arose from the late 1960s African American civil rights movement’s black nationalist thread. Their name is taken from a poem by the South African revolutionary poet Keorapetse Kgositsile, who believed he was in the last era of poetry before guns would take over. The […]

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Les Paul & Mary Ford – How High The Moon

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