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hooblie

climber
from out where the anecdotes roam
Mar 23, 2014 - 05:17am PT
hadouk quartet ~ hadoukly yours:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2zW4-AqGKI

(souper dooper album IMO)



lovin' esp. cuts #1, #5 @ 16:26, #8 @ 28:36 & the delightful "blueberry hill" @ 49:21

MikeL

Trad climber
SANTA CLARA, CA
Mar 23, 2014 - 12:24pm PT
"As you play, there must be no intellectual interference. Intellect is good for picking out an instrument, teaching or getting to the gig on time. It's good for academia, it's good for practicing scales, reading books, and studying. But it is not good for creating. Intellect has to surrender to instinct when it's time to play."
(Kenny Werner, "Effortless Mastery: Liberating the master musician within")


"It is impossible to be self-conscious and totally involved in the music at the same time. Consciousness of the self is a barrier between the player and the instrument. As I forget my own presence, I attain a state of oneness with the activity and become absorbed in a way that defies the passage of time."
(Mildred Chase, "Just Being at the Piano")


"Improvisation, it is a mystery. You can write a book about it, but by the end no one still knows what it is. When I improvise and I'm in good form, I'm like somebody half sleeping. I even forget there are people in front of me. Great improvisers are like priests; they are thinking only of their god."
(Stephane Grapelli)
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 23, 2014 - 03:31pm PT

Los Tarantos (1963) - Carmen Amaya - buleria

Buleria: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buler%C3%ADas

Estrella Morente, Pepe & Juan Habichuela, Isabel la Golondrina and Aurora Carbonell - buleria

Saban Bajramovic - Djelem Djelem
Sparky

Trad climber
vagabond movin on
Apr 1, 2014 - 04:26pm PT
For those who understand music theory...

this had me in tears!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFLp5JmCsek
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 5, 2014 - 04:03pm PT

Toumani Diabaté & Ballaké Sissoko (1999) - Récital duo de kora
mhay

climber
Bishop, CA
Apr 10, 2014 - 01:56pm PT
Brad Mehldau Trio: Aquelas Coisas Todas



Bonus climbing content!

Dream of Wild Turkeys. We did it to the summit of BVP.
Dream of Wild Turkeys. We did it to the summit of BVP.
Credit: mhay
speelyei

Trad climber
Mohave County Arizona
Apr 10, 2014 - 02:01pm PT
Take Five, just never gets old.
Sierra Ledge Rat

Mountain climber
Old and Broken Down in Appalachia
Apr 10, 2014 - 06:31pm PT
Anyone ever hear of the jazz singer Cyrille Aimée?

I met her a few weeks ago on an airliner in Guiyaquil, Ecuador, and SHE IS SMOKING HOT!

http://frenchculturesf.wordpress.com/2012/05/11/hot-club-of-detroit-wi...
http://frenchculturesf.wordpress.com/2012/05/11/hot-club-of-detroit-with-cyrille-aimee/
Credit: Sierra Ledge Rat

Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 17, 2014 - 03:02pm PT
Alvin Batiste : Late

Earlier posted by Tobia on the "What Song" thread...
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 30, 2014 - 01:48pm PT

Chet Baker ~ Every Time We Say Goodbye
hooblie

climber
from out where the anecdotes roam
May 16, 2014 - 04:03am PT
archie shepp & abdullah ibrahim ~ left alone:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miO4OMNXSl8



moniebah: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQDQX0X-fLk
hooblie

climber
from out where the anecdotes roam
May 28, 2014 - 03:01am PT
jack dejohnette ~ ntoro:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVrHdJNhfqQ

silver hollow: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1-39cWmrkw

darkness to light: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHJnl0aS9D4



two guitar chant/dohiyi: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jR-noQNEb_g

dirty ground: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqQUfG_kavs

lydia: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuhNey-HqIo
hooblie

climber
from out where the anecdotes roam
May 29, 2014 - 08:54am PT
lester bowie ~ solitude:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFbGpoLk-SE



From http://garbocathedral.blogspot.com/20...

Thinking about Richard Cook, and by extension about Lester Bowie doing "Thriller" as opposed to Jacko -- assuming that there even needs to be an "opposition" -- reminds me that this Bowie did understand the mechanics and emotions of pop to a sublime degree. Indeed, through his involvement as arranger and lead trumpeter on Fontella Bass' "Rescue Me," one could argue that he helped lay the ground on which the werewolf Jackson could prowl. "The Great Pretender," though, is his key to the pop kingdom. Recorded in June 1981 as the title track of an album he made for ECM -- it was released in May 1982, at the height of New Pop, received rave reviews and incredibly (especially from this distance) very nearly charted -- Bowie is perceptible on the front cover only as a white-suited wraith, intangible at the far end of a murkily blue pond in the "Atmosphere" dead of night; it is no accident that the album's final track is entitled "Oh, How The Ghost Sings."

On the nearly seventeen-minute title track he is accompanied by a group of mainly non-stars; only long-time collaborators Phillip Wilson (drums) and Hamiet Bluiett (baritone sax) would have been well known at the time (as well as the occasional backing vocals of David Peaston and the aforementioned Fontella), and pianist Donald Smith and bassist Fred Williams never seem to have become "big," which in Smith's case at least seems an injustice. The Platters original would have been familiar to the teenage Bowie's turntable -- as perhaps was Stan Freberg's brilliant parody with the recalcitrant jazz session pianist itching to play anything other than "cling-cling-cling" -- but Bowie uses the song as a basis for exploring everything he feels about music and his chosen instrument, rather than just pop alone. Certainly the track gives rein to his full range of techniques; opening with Smith's grave, rumbling piano, Bowie's trumpet kisses with tremulous intimacy, a tender tribute to Miles, perhaps even an unspecified requiem, leaning close to the listener's ear, so close you can hear him breathing. Then abruptly he jumps back, increases his volume -- and the band evolve, or groan, into being behind him -- and interspersing darting, Mongezi Feza-style runs with raspberries, slurs and half-valve burps. This in turn leads to Bowie's hilarious Freddy Kruger-style slurring/cackling recitation of "Yes, I'm the great pre-TEN-DER!" before he swings the tune into familiar action, complete with authentic 1956 doo-wop piano and sax honks. Even then he refuses to play it straight, with acute octave leaps as though having just sat on a pin cushion, howls, entreaties, slowing the "oh-ah-oh-ah" backing vocal bridge to a funereal crawl before "YEAH!"ing the tune back into focus.

Then he gives way to Bluiett's solo, as the rhythm section swings into a Brubeckian 3/4 tempo, but even this doesn't remain stable for too long since Bluiett soon slides into his habitual "tonight Matthew I'm going to be John Surman" upper register squeaks and incontinent freakouts. Smith initially comps deadpan but soon moves into Keith Tippett abstraction, followed by both sax and piano winding in and out of freedom and tune. Bowie re-enters to calm things down, authoritatively authorising Smith's still rampant piano antics, before taking the temperature yet further down to engage in pointillistic free group interplay; Bluiett briefly roars back into focus for a tumultuous free-for-all but Smith's piano insistently polices the proceedings, allowing Bowie's valve manipulation slowly to gather the pieces of the song back together. Bowie teases, hints, doesn't quite reveal, but finally -- and absolutely on cue with a triumphant "YAYYYYY!!!!" goes right back into the tune, on beat and on key. He comes down one final time -- Bluiett's baritone now taking the deadpan comping role -- with some sensual trumpet talk, including a brief agitated moment where he seems to be disentangling a pair of underpants from the bell of his horn, before coming back for the final chorus, played with Satchmo pride, and then brings the performance to its natural end, returning gradually to his opening, muted tenderness of remembrance -- before signing off with "I'm here, baby! I'm HEEEERRRRE! I've arrIIIIIIved!" and ghostly chuckles which exactly parallel those of Vincent Price on the original "Thriller." He knew how to prowl around pop, all right.

waterfall: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tfp4U33FKVo

one love: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUVQIKju_ME
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Topic Author's Reply - May 29, 2014 - 02:33pm PT

Hooblie.

Thanks for keeping the Jazz thread alive... here's Barbara Dennerlein with Big Band 1984 - The Lady Is A Tramp

Sparky

Trad climber
vagabond movin on
May 29, 2014 - 03:18pm PT
Sierra Ledge Rat

Definitely know her music! Great pipes. Love this recording from Smalls in NY circa 2010. Frahm lays down a killer solo~

Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Topic Author's Reply - Jun 9, 2014 - 10:16am PT

Dexter Gordon, Montmartre jazz club, Copenhagen, 1971
Gary

Social climber
Desolation Basin, Calif.
Jun 9, 2014 - 12:33pm PT
For those who understand music theory...

this had me in tears!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFLp5JmCsek

LOL!
hooblie

climber
from out where the anecdotes roam
Jun 10, 2014 - 07:34am PT
david reinhardt & cyrille aimée ~ moon blue: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KAr3K3NtT0



la vie en rose: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0SpxDF6JKk

dindi ~ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFMag06xlKU
hooblie

climber
from out where the anecdotes roam
Jun 28, 2014 - 07:24am PT
blue dove ~

jim hall & red mitchell ~ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9Jvst3madw



paul desmond & mjq ~ http://youtu.be/8fE61wAY-iQ
hooblie

climber
from out where the anecdotes roam
Jul 3, 2014 - 03:43am PT
vassilis tsabropoulos ~ promenade:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcmP9plubzM

vocalise: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Q0MTUIfjeI



pavane: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GHj9-FxYXM
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