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Birthday Music ♫ Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers at the Cafe Bohemia ♫ November 23, 1955

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers at the Cafe Bohemia Some years ago I found this recording by accident. This has been recorded right on my birthday Nov. 23, 1955. I have bought the CDs and listened to this great recordings very often since then, especially every year in the days before and after my [...]

John Jorgenson – A Virtuoso on Guitar, Bouzouki and Mandolin

John Jorgenson is mainly known as a guitar player playing gypsy jazz with his John Jorgenson Quintet. John Jorgenson is known as one of the pioneers of the American gypsy jazz movement.  He has performed as a solo artist as well as collaborated with other musicians all over the world.  His articles and lessons on [...]

Earl Klugh – Playing Great Music on a Nylon String Guitar

When I was looking for videos of Hotel Califormia I did also find some videos by Earl Klugh which made me curious. So I have looked for more information about Earl Klugh and collected interesting youtube videos. At first I have listened to the following short interview with three live pieces played by Earl Klugh [...]

The Red Hook Ramblers – Dixieland Jazz Band from Brooklyn – New CD

Today I decided to listen to the latest podcast of the Antique Phonograph Music Program with MAC http://wfmu.org/playlists/AP On February 8th the Red Hook Ramblers – a Brooklyn based Dixieland band – played live in this show – some really great dixieland music. You can download this as a podcast, as mp3 or listen to [...]

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