11/11 – 11/17: Jazz on the Tube Weekly Review

Monday, November 11, 2019

Jazz Birthdays: Mose Allison, Ernestine Anderson

* Mose Allison

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/i-dont-worry-about-a-thing/

* Ernestine Anderson

NEW – Adele Girard – Harp Boogie – 1944

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/harp-boogie-1944/

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Jazz Birthdays: Buck Clayton, Sam Jones

* Buck Clayton

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/outer-drive/

* Sam Jones

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/satin-doll-3/

NEW – Pete Fountain – Read more

The Roots of Charlie Parker

Music to accompany last week’s reading from Nathan W. Pearson Jr.’s book “Goin’ to Kansas City”

Includes a fascinating solo that 20 year old Parker self-recorded and four 1942-43 trio tracks with one of his unheralded music mentors guitarist Efferge Ware.

* Walter Page’s Blue Devils – Blue Devil Blues (1929) – (00:00)

* Lady Be Good (1936) – (02:44)… Read more

Jazz secrets revealed

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Some essential gems of jazz history hidden in an obscure book I came across about about jazz in Kansas City

The book is built around dozens of great musicians who lived through its Golden Age telling the story…in their own words.

Some of the diamonds I uncovered:

* The essential differences between New Orleans, Chicago, and … Read more

Back to school – Re-visioning jazz education

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Monika Herzig, Vic Hobson, David Wright in conversation with Jazz on the Tube’s Ken McCarthy.

The inspiration for the conversation was Vic Hobson’s revelation that Louis Armstrong’s art was built on top of his experience as a street corner vocal quartet singer as documented in his book Creating the Jazz Solo.

It seems that all … Read more

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque All-Stars

Big news: You can catch Jane and her band in an intimate setting at the Falcon on the Hudson Valley this Sunday, September 15, 2019.

Jane Bunnett and and her husband Larry Kramer have provided the gateway to the larger world for countless young Cuban musicians.

Being from Canada helps. Unlike those of us from the “Land of the No-So-Free”, … Read more