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And it just so happened it was Mr. B’s birthday.Click on the link here for Audio Player – Stars In Jazz w/Bud Powell Trio
University of California Press 2013 A new book on pianist Bud Powell is something of an event. The first full length book on one of jazz's most dazzling pianists, Dance of the Infidels: A Portrait of Bud Powell , was written in French by Powell's
Bud Powell Published: 2013-09-27 All About Jazz is celebrating Bud Powell's birthday today! Bud Powell is generally considered to be the most important pianist in the history of jazz. Noted jazz writer and critic Gary Giddins, in Visions of Jazz,
Oscar Peterson Published: 2013-08-15 All About Jazz is celebrating Oscar Peterson's birthday today! One of the most admired pianists in jazz, Oscar Peterson has rightfully claimed the same sort of status as earlier greats such as James P.
Elmo Hope Published: 2013-06-27 All About Jazz is celebrating Elmo Hope's birthday today! This profile was inspired by an exceptional article here on All About Jazz by Derek Taylor called St. Elmo's Fire where he focuses and expands on Elmo Hope's
They hired pianist Benny Green for their bands when he was practically still a kid, and he's remained one of jazz's most joyful players. Monday night at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz, that's what he was all about: pure joy. Opening a weeklong
2013-06-06 In the fall of 1956, pianist Bud Powell was an emotional mess. His brother, pianist Richie Powell, had died in June in the same car crash that killed his wife Nancy (and the car's driver) and trumpeter Clifford Brown. Bud Powell was also
November 10, 2012 Saint Petersburg is Russia's jazz capital, home to Igor Butman-Bill Clinton's favorite living saxophonist, and chosen for his musical debut by none other than Vladimir "Fats" Putin. Pianist Leo Volskiy also hails from the city, but
Oscar Peterson Published: 2012-08-15 All About Jazz is celebrating Oscar Peterson's birthday today! One of the most admired pianists in jazz, Oscar Peterson has rightfully claimed the same sort of status as earlier greats such as James P.
Handout Pianist Barry Harris is called the keeper of the bebop flame. His trio's two-week run at the Village Vanguard, starting Tuesday, will remind us why. Joining him on bass is Ray Drummond, a first-call bassist for a generation. And Harris says