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Compulsion!!!!! - The 1960s jazz scene was all about expanding the possibilities, opening new alleyways for jazz to explore. At times it seemed to be a race to the edge, with the mania bleeding over into Europe where it merged with that scenes sensibilities, as musicians like Peter Brotzmann sought to stretch...

Compulsion!!!!! - The 1960s jazz scene was all about expanding the possibilities, opening new alleyways for jazz to explore. At times it seemed to be a race to the edge, with the mania bleeding over into Europe where it merged with that scenes sensibilities, as musicians like Peter Brotzmann sought to stretch...

A Link to Eric Dolphy - When it comes to jazz you run across certain names and they are usually whispered by fans with a kind of awe. For me, as you may already know, that name is Miles Davis. For my brother, it is Charlie 'Bird' Parker. For some it is John Coltrane. One of...

Act Like You Know: Ornette Coleman -

When Ornette Coleman won a Pulitzer Prize in 2007, Stephen Colbert did a routine which summed up why you should like Ornette Coleman. Colbert cued up a particularly raucous clip from Sound Grammar, Coleman’s latest album, and started dancing uncontrollably to it. When it finished, he went for his first...

Joe Henderson - Joe Henderson (April 24, 1937 - June 30, 2001) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Born in Lima, Ohio, he studied music at Kentucky State College and Wayne State University before playing in Detroit at the beginning of his career. After a two year hitch in the U.S. Army (1960-1962), Joe...

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