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Eric Dolphy and the Bass Clarinet

Most people do not think of the bass clarinet as a jazz instrument, but multi-reedist Eric Dolphy made it part of his regular repertoire (along with the alto sax and flute). Like Sonny Rollins, Dolphy was also one of the … Continue reading

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Humming Birds, Flowers, Eric Dolphy and More

Conversations is not the easiest Eric Dolphy LP to get your hands on. Iron Man, recorded at the same time, is much more accessible. Nevertheless, Conversations is a very interesting Dolphy recording, with great performances by a wide range of … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning with Charles Mingus and Eric Dolphy

I woke up early this Saturday morning. Instead of of wasting my time, I stayed in bed and listened to a bunch of Charles Mingus albums featuring Eric Dolphy, including Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus Cornell 1964 The Great Concert … Continue reading

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India: The John Coltrane Quartet with Eric Dolphy

I have taken the metro to work everyday this week which is not always a pretty site (but that’s for another post). One thing that gets me through the one hour ride (with three changes) is listening to music on … Continue reading

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The Bronx and Eric Dolphy

I guess I must be pretty bored, but I keep playing with a video clip program and combining videos, photos, and music. This time I combined my videos from driving into the Bronx from the George Washington Bridge through the … Continue reading

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Eric Dolphy’s Flute

Now that Radio Blog Club is up and running again, I can finally post one of his flute pieces. This is “Ode to CP”. Enjoy!

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Eric Dolphy on Flute

For the past 10 days or so, I have had the great pleasure of having visitors stay with me (Manolo, then my Bro, then Manolo again). With people occupying all of my free time, I haven’t had much time to … Continue reading

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An American Original

For most of 2009, I was a very good boy. Instead of buying new music, I did my best to recycle from the fairly vast collection that I already had – because, of course, the more music you have, the … Continue reading

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Max Roach, Death, Jazz and Malcolm X

After giving up podcasts on my commute and spending an entire month listening to nothing other than Beyoncé’s Lemonade (that’s for another post), I decided to go back to my jazz listening days. One day on shuffle, my iPod hit … Continue reading

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Round Midnight

As mentioned, since reading Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of An American Original, my interest in Monk’s music has been rekindled, and I am listening to little else these days. But, in particular, I have become completely addicted to … Continue reading

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