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Blue Note

In jazz and blues, a blue note (also worried note) is a note sung or played at a slightly lower pitch than that of the major scale for expressive purposes.

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Horace Silver (born Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva, September 2, 1928 – June 18, 2014[2]) was an American jazz pianist and composer.[1] Silver is known for his distinctive humorous and funky playing style and for his pioneering compositional contributions to hard bop. He was influenced by a wide range of musical styles, notably gospel music, African music, and Latin American music and sometimes ventured into the soul jazz genre.[3][4] Contents 1 Early life and career 2 Blue Note years 3 Influences 4 Later years 5 Legacy 6 Discography 6.1 As leader 6.2 As sideman 7 References 8 External links Early life and career Silver was born on September 2, 1928, in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States. His father, John Tavares Silva, was from the island of Maio in Cape Verde while his mother was born in New Canaan, Connecticut, and was of Irish-African descent. Silver began his career as a tenor saxophonist but later switched to piano. His tenor saxophone playing was highly influenced by Lester Young, and his pian ...
Hanging with the mighty Tony Levin after a great gig with the Buddy Rich Big Band at the Blue Note in Tokyo.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra celebrates 75th Blue Note anniversary with UK tour
Remember this guy and a photo of his Philly home 1511 N. 33rd St. property bought for $5,416 by John Coltrane. (1951?) John Coltrane, his mother, aunt and cousin arrived in Philadelphia from High Point, N.C., in 1943. Coltrane had studied the saxophone and clarinet while in high school in North Carolina. In Philadelphia, he worked at the Campbell Soup plant and a sugar refinery. Drafted in 1945, he played in the U.S. Navy Band. Coltrane toured with famed trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in 1950 and returned to Philadelphia in 1951, when he started hanging out in black clubs and attended Ornstein School of Music, formerly part of Combs College of Music in Chestnut Hill. Coltrane continued his classical studies on a scholarship during the day at the Granoff School of Music near 21st and Spruce. At night, he played rhythm and blues and jazz in such clubs as Zanzibar, the Downbeat and the Blue Note
JAZZTRAIN '75 Years of Blue Note Records' This Monday 9th June on the SourceFM. This weeks 'Jazz Train' is dedicated to the truly remarkable Blue Note Records label founded by Alfred Lion in 1939. Paddy will be playing tracks fromm an assortment of great recordings by Blue Note artists including Sidney Bechet, Albert Ammons, Horace Silver, Eric Dolphy. Donald Byrd, Art Blakey and a whole host of others. There are so many incredible recordings in the Blue Note catalogue that he's planning one more programme dedicated to celebrating the 75th year of Blue Note Records ! Thanks for listening and making us the most listened to SourceFM show last year ! JAZZ TRAIN is on the air every Monday evening from 7.30 to 9.30 Repeated on Sunday mornings from 9.00 to 11.00. To 'Listen again' you can now download podcasts from the SourceFM website Listen at 96.1FM or online at KEEP LISTENING TO JAZZTRAIN;THERE' LOTS GOING ON
We're back!!! ThursDay night karaoke on Beale st. At the Blue Note! 341 Beale St.
NOTE ~ VINTAGE VANGUARD ~ Rashid "The Jazz Aficionado" Collection on Wax Hard bop and beyond In 1951 Blue Note issued their first vinyl 10" releases, and the label was soon recording new talent such as Horace Silver (who would stay with Blue Note for a quarter of a century), the Jazz Messengers (originally a collaboration, but soon to become Art Blakey's group), Milt Jackson (as the leader of what became the Modern Jazz Quartet) and Clifford Brown. Rudy Van Gelder recorded most Blue Note releases from 1953 until the late sixties, and his often-praised engineering was, in its own way, as important and revolutionary as the music. Another important difference between Blue Note and other independent labels (for example Prestige Records, who also employed Van Gelder) was that musicians were paid for rehearsal time prior to the recording session: this helped ensure a better end result on the record. Producer Bob Porter of Prestige Records once said that "The difference between Blue Note and Prestige is two d .. ...
6/7: kicks off our Blue Note shows for Festival!
The first Blue Note exclusive to indie stores release came out today! Marvin Gaye and Donald Byrd - pick one up before they're gone!
I would talk to you about jazz! I’ll start with this: I’m going to see Benny Golson at Blue Note tomorrow night.
Rudy Bird. Kenny Garrett group 13/05/2014 at Blue Note in milan. all picture at this link / tutte le immagini al...
Who? Rosanne Cash, with her husband John Leventhal and an occasional choir of greats. What? Her thirteenth studio album* (including the Germany-only eponymous release in 1978), through Blue Note. W...
Track 1 of Gordon's Blue Note "A Swingin' Affair" album, recorded at the Rudy Van Gelder Studios on August 29, 1962. Released in 1964. Dexter Gordon, tenor s...
I've been blessed to have had a lot accomplished through me. I didn't always know that I would...but I always knew that I could...because Beverly W. Hicks wouldn't let me think otherwise. The Apollo. The Sydney Opera House. Bonnaroo. Blue Note, Tokyo. Hollywood Bowl. The Ryman...among countless other places...they mean nothing in comparison to the first venue, my room, and my first fan, my mom. I'm nothing without who she has been to me. Thanks God...for her.
Are you a or fan? Head over to the Blue Note blog to read about the time Mr. Hamm spent in http…
No way. I feel I should personally apologize to Jon Hamm for all the spilled beer I left on the floor of the Blue Note in the early 90s.
I think a song sung at the Blue Note is well overdue.
We'll be SINGING tonight as Paws and Listen and Blue Note take the stage at 8pm. Beautifully talented ensembles from UK performing pop favorites as well as a mix of doo *** vocal jazz, and show tunes. Come in early for a delicious dinner and get serenaded by some of the best singers in Lexington!
Blue Note defines COOL. Do you know how many classics are on that label? D.C. celebration. via
At the Blue Note watching our brother and fellow CSB play to a sold out audience.
John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, and Miles Davis only officially recorded one album each for Blue Note.
Just played: Free for All - Art Blakey - The Best of Art Blakey and hte Jazz Messengers(Blue Note)
If you scroll to the bottom of this interview, there's a great playlist of highlights from the Blue Note label:
Blue Note: Jazz record label that showed love for the music gets some back at a D.C. celebration. via
App of the week: BlueNoteRecords - show cases the back catalogue of legendary Jazz label Blue Note.
Blue Note: A jazz record label that showed its love for the music will get some of it back. via
mom performed at the Blue Note. Jazz club tonight 👏 . Woman of may talents. So proud.
Richard and I were at the Cardinals game at Busch Stadium, and the Cards won! We we're not at the Blues game, and the Blue Note fell to a Blackhawks in overtime. Draw your own conclusions!
, folk, and country with a seasoning of jazz, her third album for Blue Note is the first where she's written (or collaborated on) all the ma
BLUE NOTE BASEBALL: Those of you who loved the legendary Blue Note jazz album covers of the 1950s and ‘60s, with photographs by Francis Wolff and designed by Reid Miles, will appreciate this gallery of faux covers courtesy of SBNation contributor Jim Baker. Brilliant!
I actually quite like a lot of jazz. The 1930s-50s Blue Note stuff in particular. But not what we can only call wine bar jazz.
The Filthy Six Bring Soulful Grooves to Martin's: Coming directly from the dusty grooves of an old Blue Note jazz...
Terrific Jazz Pianist coming to Grand Rapids, Michigan May 31! Ruslan is currently at the Blue Note!
Sat, 1937-04-24 On this date in 1937, Joe Henderson was born. He was an African American jazz saxophonist. From Lima, Ohio, Henderson's musical career started when he was a student at Kentucky State College and Wayne University in Detroit. After a two-year military stint from 1960 to 1962, he worked with Jack McDuff and Kenny Dorham before signing with Blue Note in 1963. There, he joined Horace Silver's quintet in 1964 for two years. Henderson's output for the label included Page One, Our Thing, and Mode For Joe, and yielded his classic compositions Recorda Me and Inner Urge. He was a sideman for many of the brightest artists of the era including Herbie Hancock and Andrew Hill. He briefly played with Miles Davis and with Blood, Sweat and Tears. He made recordings for the Milestone label in the '70s, when he relocated to San Francisco. His profile exploded in the '90s, thanks to several critically acclaimed recordings for Verve: Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn, So Near, So Far (Musings For Miles), ...
Almost to Dallas for the game!! Don't know how we are going to squeeze in The Goose, Taco Diner, Ernie's Chicken, Burger House, Highland Park Pharmacy, Bubba's, HP Cafeteria, Joe Willy's, Tolbert's, Chips, The Point, Texaco Lunch Box, Snuffers, Andrews, Mustang Donuts, Campese's, and Stan's Blue Note before the game!!!
would like to do an interview when they come to the Blue Note in Columbia, Mo.
: Musician of the Year, Midsize Ensemble of the Year, Record of the Year : Without a Net (Blue Note) En concert le 6/06.
In 24 hours me and hubby will be at the Blue Note waiting for Drive by truckers to rock out in Columbia MO!!
Stanley Clarke and Friends is at Blue Note (131 West Third Street) April 22-27 at 8 and 10:30 p.m. via NYT Ja...
She was the one of the best jazz singers. Not to be forgotten. --Carmen Mercedes McRae --McRae sang in jazz clubs throughout the United States — and across the world — for more than fifty years. She was a popular performer at the legendary Monterey Jazz Festival, performing with Duke Ellington's orchestra at the North Sea Jazz Festival in 1980, singing "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", and at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1989. -- She left New York for Southern California in the late 1960s, but appeared in New York regularly, usually at the Blue Note, where she performed two engagements a year through most of the 1980s.[4] She withdrew from public performance in May 1991 after an episode of respiratory failure only hours after she completed an engagement at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York. On November 10, 1994, McRae died at her home in Beverly Hills, California, at the age of 74. She had fallen into a semi-coma four days earlier, a month after being hospitalized for a stroke. --(April 8, 1920 – ...
Ex. Blue Note(jazz club New York). Cotton Club . There is expected to be introduced into the system mid-and long-term.
Had fun with my girlfriend all weekend Blue Note friday Saturday Late night dinner in Coney island then hung out OOiled Gardens then hung around Sunday afternoon im tired!!
27 June: Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra with perform classics from the Blue Note catalogue
BORN TODAY APRIL 6th: (Don't forget to check out our ON THIS DAY IN MUSIC which is also on this site and LIKE/FOLLOW the AMERICANA MUSIC FOUNDATION to get your daily posts of daily history) 1926: Randy Weston, American jazz pianist, composer and jazzmaster. Weston has been the recipient of many international awards. In 2001 he received the Nation Endowment for the Arts (NEA) lifetime honor as a NEA Jazz Master, the highest US award in jazz. 1929: Arthur S. Taylor, Jr. (April 6, 1929 – February 6, 1995), American jazz drummer who "helped define the sound of modern jazz drumming" by elevating jazz into a fully improvisational art. He was one of the most sought-after drummers in the 1950's. Recording roughly 100 sessions between Blue Note and Prestige, the two most important independent jazz record labels of the 1950's and early 60's. His first professional work was with the trumpeter Howard McGhee in 1948. Taylor recorded or played with some of the great figures of the era, including Gene Ammons, Art B .. ...
SoNoLive! - Bobby Hutcherson Returns to Blue Note with Release of "Enjoy The View" on June 24th, 2014 | feat David...
What to do in Oklahoma on April 1, 2014: Hear John Moreland, Tyler Hopkins and Jake Morisse at the Blue Note
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Buika (“BWEE-kah”) was born María Concepción Balboa Buika to parents who came to Spain from Equatorial Guinea as political exiles, They were the only black residents in one of Palma de Mallorca’s poor neighborhoods. She found a second home among the community of Gypsy families, finding in flamenco’s individualistic spirit a path to self-acceptance. Buika has emerged as a true innovator, a must-see artist among jazz aficionados. Her evident African roots and her cosmopolitanism, developed in clubs in Spain and Americanized during a surreal stint in Las Vegas as a Tina Turner impersonator, explain Buika’s rare self-possession. Buika is simply one of those rare and wonderful “one listen” artists. It’s a quality that struck the renowned filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar, who cast her in The Skin I Live In, and jazz leged Chick Corea, who featured Buika as a special guest during an epic run at the Blue Note. On her new release, La Noche Más Larga, Buika moves beyond her Spanish language borders to ...
Ruslanpiano at the Blue Note with Stanley Clarke, April 22-27.
*LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD CONCERT SPOTLIGHT* NEA JAZZ MASTER CURTIS FULLER's Jamaican-born parents died when he was young; he was raised in an orphanage. While in Detroit he was a schoolfriend of Paul Chambers and Donald Byrd, and also knew Tommy Flanagan, Thad Jones and Milt Jackson. After army service between 1953 and 1955 (when he played in a band with Chambers and brothers Cannonball and Nat Adderley), Fuller joined the quintet of Yusef Lateef, another Detroit musician. In 1957 the quintet moved to New York, and Fuller recorded his first sessions as a leader for Prestige Records. Alfred Lion of Blue Note Records first heard him playing with Miles Davis in the late 1950s, and featured him as a sideman on record dates led by Sonny Clark and John Coltrane; Fuller's work on the latter's Blue Train album is probably his best known recorded performance. Fuller led four dates for Blue Note, though one of these, an album with Slide Hampton, was not issued for many years. Other sideman appearances over the n ...
PRESS RELEASE: AZANIA INTERNATIONAL SOUL SONGSTRESS AZANIA LIGHTS UP THE APOLLO MUSIC CAFE! Date: 03.25.2014 New York, NY Tickets are now on sale for Azania's highly anticipated concert at the Apollo Music Cafe on Saturday, April 5th at 10:00pm at 253 West 125th St. in New York City. She’s headlining in the Apollo’s Africa Now! festival. Azania's award-winning and powerful voice has been described as a mixture of Whitney Houston, Adele and Rachelle Ferrell, that moves her audiences to tears and brings them to their feet uplifted by her energy and joyful spirit. Her rich music is a blend of soul, jazz and funk interlaced with beautiful ballads, and her meaningful lyrics carry insightful messages. Originally from Sierra Leone, West Africa, Azania has been lighting up stages in Europe, the U.S., Africa and Asia for over 15 years. She has been invited to sing in legendary venues, such as the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York, as well as in world-renown music festivals such as Montreux Jazz, and has enterta ...
Wayne Shorter talks about movies, comic books and his next Blue Note album. (from
Audio: Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band’s new album “Landmarks” will be released April 29 on Blue Note...
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my grandma is explaining the show "Resurrection" to me. Side note: blue eyes age into translucence p badass imo
Lost my awesome blue pen to finish these note cards 😭
Friday March 21st . Come on out to Club E 1550 NORTH RT. 59 NAPERVILE IL in Naperville, IL to help Pleasure Productions II break this dance floor off like steppers do so well. The club is absolutely positively beautiful and the only pc of this exciting puzzl... .e that will be missing on ...FRIDAY.. will be you. I guarantee you will have a great time. Hope to see you there. Music by your...very own musical engineer " The R". Now for those of you who want to hear "The R" prior to this set, you can hear him at The Blue Note every Thursday at 17th & Roosevelt, Broadview, IL with Triple Action, experience the growth of Pleasure Productions II and lets Step Into spring. Thank you in advance for all of your support
Wearing blue for MTCU all-staff meeting. Note to employer: we're very comfortable outside.
Oh hey, pro tip: If you go to the Blue Lagoon note that you can get in the water INSIDE the building and then go outside
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As I enjoyed a performance this weekend by visiting trumpeter Dominick Farinacci, it sparked memories of how strong the jazz scene has been in the Flathead for many decades. Although there’s been an up-tick in activity in recent years, the Golden Era may be behind us. The following is a list of notable artists who performed locally from the 1970s into the 2000s. Feast your eyes on the names of some of the most iconic musicians of the 20th Century (presented in a somewhat chronological order based on their local activity): Helen Humes, Dave Brubeck, George Shearing, Barbara Carroll, Stan Kenton, Ramon Lopez, Woody Herman, John Fedchock, Nat Adderley, Fred Raulson, Jack Walrath, Maynard Ferguson, Denis Diblasio, Buddy Rich, Bobby Hutcherson, Eddie Harris, Jack Sheldon, Emily Remler, Stan Mark, Paul McCandless, Richie Cole, Lew Tabakin, Kenny Burrell, Wynton Marsalis, Carmen Bradford, Charles Owens, Buddy Morrow, Carlos Guedes, Buddy Collette, Allen Vizzutti, Buddy DeFranco, Conte Condoli, Eddie Shaughness ...
Nugget. Egg roll. Strangers saying hello. Note to self. .
This guy started out doing low-scale performances at minor venues (to include the Blue Note) across the States. In little more than a year's time Tycho has achieved recognition across continents touring in Japan, Canada, and all over Europe. Awesome to hear this artist's "sound" develop into what it's become today. "Awake" to be leashed on March 18th--listen in!
Please note, if you are wearing blue eyeshadow I am probably judging you
I want to go see schoolboy q at the blue note.
Get your tickets now New York! There's limited seating at the Blue Note Jazz Club, NY and it's 12 days away. Reserve your seats here:
LISTEN TO LAST SATURDAY'S SHOW HERE: The Changing Same on XRAY.FM has gone international! Last weeks show was the best yet - the show got bumped up from one to two hours, and we had listeners from all over the world. Alana from Torino, Italy gave a shout, but most notably, Benton *** who was tuning in from Istanbul with his son. They jumped on board for my guided tour through the world of jazz, criss-crossing all of its genres and sub-genres, back and forth through time, as we touched on the fusion stylings of the late 70's (Terje Rypdal, Jack DeJohnette, Miroslav Vitous, Ornette Coleman), classic 60's recordings from Blue Note, Prestige, and Riverside (Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, Mal Waldron, Red Garland), the hardcore 1940's & 30's swank from the men that literally paved the way to the what jazz is today (Coleman Hawkins, Louis Armstrong, and Lester Young), a 1924 recording from Bessie Smith, and the ground breaking avant garde scene that flipped music on its head that came out of NY and Chicago in ...
centering the brain      around a single blue note,     suspended oscillations      of that moment when the heart      tripped against the tongue     in spasms of darkness and light,     mirrors breaking in the skin      like words crawling onto the ocean shore     where God sits      disguised as a sandpiper,     eying the universe from the inside out,     as if.      The blue note, twisting in a series of      harmonics across the curvature of the sky     lifted the leaves of the tree      into opalescent shimmering fractals,      and the eye burst      like a sundial against the night,     carved by vagabonds whose feet are scented with      winter dew,      their eyes like purple nightingales      fluttering through the song      on wings made of whiskey and magic      that the barroom cannot contain,     there      where the brain evolves into a daisy chain of superstitions     verb after verb      lighting the universe with the f ...
Jamaaladeen is honored and humbled to announce a very special addition to the line up of Celebrating Ornette Concert happening 3/21 at The Painted Bride. The Legendary vocalist Asha Puthli will be joining him singing a song from Ornette Coleman's Seminal Album Science Fiction. (Excerpt from her Bio) Asha Puthli is one of the most successful vocalists ever to come out of India. Perhaps best known for her stirring vocals on free jazz legend Ornette Coleman’s Science Fiction album, Asha is a cosmopolitan pioneer of jazz, funk, soul and electronic dance music who has recorded ten solo albums for labels like EMI and CBS/Sony. A quick glance at some of the artists with whom she has recorded, sung or shared the stage is a testament to her eclecticism: Alice Coltrane, Roy Ayers, Henry Threadgill, Grace Jones, Mirielle Mathieu, Sonny Rollins, Charlie Haden, Renato Zero, Barry White, Bill Laswell, Patti Smith, Nina Hagen, Don Cherry, Freddie Hubbard, and Django Reinhardt. Like her mentor Ornette Coleman, Asha Put ...
Nah, he was blue collar, a grinder. But Bader did note about some other kid 'he always has great hair.' was he dapper?
Another dope pic from the Electric Flurry event last friday at the BLUE NOTE
Take it to the Blue Note or do a Giant Step with $4 martini night from 9 PM to closing time and live jazz bands during Jazz Martini Night. Free. Live jazz starts at 9:30 PM with Josh Farmer, the Vanguard Combo, and Front Street Jazz. The Badlander bar also opens at 4 PM.
Please note that Air Canada Centre is where Raptors play. Rogers Centre: Blue Jays. Wrong commentary on broadcast.
Our is another chance to hear again our original w/ 'Standards' ►
Saskatoon's Soren Nissen and the OBE played at the prestigious Blue Note NYC last night.
Note to all future boyfriends: If I'm ever mad at you, just buy me blue Powerades and crunchy donuts and pick me a flower from your yard.
After Kansas' response, I hope they lose! On a side note, "blue hens are everywhere!" Was a great quote
Saskatoon's Soren Nissen played at the prestigious Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC last night.
Seeing Spyrogyra at the Blue Note! We do love our music. And all that jazz!
Tonight Cobalt Cranes @ The Blue Note Lounge in Oklahoma City, OK with and the Furs!
Columbia MO. eat awesome, walk out front door of Blue Note turn right 4 blocks down on right. h3115y3@
Michigan here we come! Our "Midwest-by-Midlife" Tour begins this Thursday, March 20, with a lunch time concert at the Livonia Public Library followed by an evening set at the Raven Cafe in Port Huron. On Friday night we'll perform at the Blue Note Cafe in Pontiac as part of the "Live! From the Living Room Acoustic Showcase" series, and the next night the Grand Rapids Folk Art Society will present us in the Wealthy Theatre Annex. We'll close out the tour with a Sunday afternoon set at the Union Coffee House & Cafe in Buchanan. We're looking forward to making some new friends along the trail : )
I had the best time at the blue note Tokyo!' Thanks to everyone who came, arigato. 6 shows in 3 days and loved every sec…
not that me and Catherine just slid in a 360 on Heidelberg road. note: I was driving big o'l blue.
For those asking what the note says, here you go 😃the blue part is revealed during the premiere 😉😉
Dont forget ab your Sunday evening plans down at party starts at 7.. im sure the game will be on.
Just so it's clear. I am wearing green tomorrow, not to support state, but because it's St. Patrick's day. On that note, go blue.
Al Harewood, a drummer who participated in many classic sessions for Blue Note recording artists in the 1950s and ’60s, and played with many other artists, died March 13. The cause and place of death were not reported. Harewood was 90.
We got a treat for you music fans! The Fractures are playing at the Blue Note this Thursday night! Get tix now!
Hope Glynn watching the Million at Thermal in her KP Keswicks. Note the blue ribbon…
Some people need to grow up?! On another note here's some to float around in LOL
Cats end conference season on a Blue note..
I briefly thought I saw a butterfly and smiled.. Then I realized it was a blue post it note in the wind. It's been winter for too long.
About to crank it up at the blue note grill in Durham! Bring tha noise
And just a note I dont care if is purple, green, or blue, moving like that at 6-9ish, he will be at leas…
Roses are red, Sherlock's scarf is blue, I'm leaving a note, isn't that what people do?
Note to self - first thing to do when I get to Bilbao - hurt Sandra :-P
March 29th at the Blue Note! We will be playing with Fox and Bored Wax!
We're on our way over to Oklahoma City to play the blue note lounge! Show starts at 7!!
The Blue Note, Galway. Best boozer anywhere, smiling faces everywhere love love love
Note to Gator fans wearing blue: No matter what your shirt says, when we're playing Kentucky, you look like an opposing fan
Eating blue velvet cake and watching my poop turn bright blue has been the highlight of my day.this is my suicide note.
Note the number of followers, and the fact that the blue checkmark is just a picture.
Go BLUE & GREEN LOL . NOTE: I got accepted to both U-M and MSU LOL
Need a break from midterms? Then you're in luck because are coming to this Wednesday night!
Working that night, but if I'm feeling saucy I might make my way in. Break a leg, though... love the Blue Note!
If you missed SXSW, no worries. You can get a taste of the action at the blue note tonight!
Had a blast playing at the Blue Note last night with the Outer Bridge Ensemble!
Get your tickets now for March 28th at The Blue Note! Tons of great music for the low price of $5. Hope to see you there!!
Ever dreamt of laying in a bath full of Cheetos? We know you have! Check out this preview of
Dear Blue Note, I invite you to discover my work... Thank you.
Note the blue behind Steve's boot, reflections from the silver fairing. Loved it.
Happy Sunday, everyone! I am back from a mini-vacation in Columbia, MO and St. Louis. I had the pleasure of shooting photos of Brett Dennen at The Blue Note on Thursday. Then, we took a trip to St. Louis for a small taste of its awesomeness. If you haven't gone to City Museum in St. Lou, you MUST check it out. Photos of all of our adventures to follow!
I wish I could!, I will be traveling next weekend, or I would join you!
Note to self: don't buy anymore blue jean button downs
Currently listening to trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire's new release on Blue Note. Had to install PLAY MPE (so many players on this machine).
This Thursday we'll be playing with Buffalo Rodeo, of the Kentucky herd, at Blue Note. You don't wanna miss it, we're going to be butt *** naked.
THANK YOU MIZZOU! We had a blast last Friday at The Blue Note!. Thanks to HODJ (on Instagram for this...
Brunch at Blue Note jazz bar, street performers in Washington sq park and a stroll through Greenwhich village. Nice :)
TWO GREAT show coming to Yoshi"s: FOR Immediate RELEASE Two of Jazz’s Best vocalists have back to back dates at Yoshi’s San Francisco Kurt Elling and Roberta Gambarini are not only great technical singers, but holders of the flame By Ken Vermes Although there a many jazz vocalists performing today, there are few that can claim the level of authority and technical achievement as Kurt Elling and Roberta Gambarini. And the chance to see these two back to back at San Francisco’s premier and intimate night club is a special occasion, to be celebrated by all who treasure the vocal arts. Each has a unique style and both have the ability to perform in the language of jazz. Both are extremely knowledgeable about the music and its history. And both singers are charismatic and powerful communicators and enthusiasts. Elling is from Chicago, and he is steeped in that city’s rich tradition of hard blowing music. His very first recording, “Close Your Eyes” on Blue Note Records, featured the Chicago tenor gre ...
One of our best Sunday playlists on stream now on Radio Red 88.0 FM and Blue Note Trip tracks that are timeless and after midnight we continue with this weeks favorite classical composer Mr. Gustav Mahler. Stay tuned, iron your clothes, do the dishes or just stare at the ceiling, the soundtrack will do.
We played at the Blue Note in Yeosu last night. Best stage equipment I have heard in Korea.
Were you one of the unlucky few that missed the concert? Head over to the Blue Note blog to see a review! ht…
"you should seriously consider coming to perform at Whiskey Wild or The Blue Note in MO. Seriously!" YEAHHH!
Just found out .. uplifted .. q club. Is old blue note.. dont need my sat nav. Ok woo..
3 outstanding things about the second Blue Note movie, the 1985 concert: McCoy Tyner's piano solo on Sweet And Lovely; Woody Shaw's trumpet solo on Appointment In Ghana; The incredible tension of Tony Williams' drum accompaniment to Freddie Hubbard and Bobby Hutcherson.
Lots of good information as well as some missed opportunities in that Blue Note movie last night. But were you bugged at that snobby European guy who said that Americans think jazz is bordello music? And now I'll run down to the bordello to hear Miles Davis, Lee Konitz, John Lewis, etc.
Dukesoul - The Blue Note (Main Mix) If u are Deep, Soulful & Jazzy House DJ but u never played this one, there's something wrong with u!
The last 2 weeks have been a serious whirlwind of activity! Big THANKS to all the friends and fans who came out to support at the Blue Note in NYC and the Howard Theatre in Wash DC. !
Great morning with The Mighty Quinn & Emerson, first a little Jazz breakfast with the early Blue Note recordings of Monk. Then some of Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Party (Roger McGuinn, Taj Mahal, Emmylou Harris, Bela Fleck, not to mention Pete himself). There is nothing like music.
As I hope you know by now, Yoko will be at the Blue Note in New York City on March 23 for two brunch shows. Get your tickets here.
LOTS of news and things are really beginning to happen... !!! Loan approved, (Awesome!) location scouting,(down to two terrific places-more soon!), meetings with the city, covering fees and securing permits! Wow, this has been a fast and furious week for BLUE NOTE and we will keep you up to date on all the happenings. We are so glad you are here and we are together on this great adventure! Thank you Blue Note Fans!
John and Henry at Blue Note Jazz Club. We also went to a hole in the wall club called Smalls correctly named to listen to a jam session. Then to Village Vanguard to hear the great drummer Al Foster and his quartet. The pics of the buildings are from Greenwich Village.
Saint Patrick's Day celebration, Corned Beef dinner only $4.00 starting at aprox. 3pm today,great food, great drinks, great people. come down for Celley's famous Saint Patricks Day Celebration. Party into the night at The "Blue Note" Revival Blues Jam with The Joe Mack Band as your host, starting at 7pm. see you all there. Lets Keep the Music Alive!!!
Ruslan Sirota with Stanley Clarke and Lenny White at the Blue Note in NYC April 22- 27.
Sittin at the Blue Note about to see Roy Haynes and Ron Carter then John Mayer and Pino Palladino come in and sit a few ta…
Truth - Elvin Jones Jazz Machine Album - The Truth: Heard Live at the Blue Note
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Since I love music and I love to travel, I don't mind driving a few hours to see a band once in a while. Maybe you're like that too, and maybe the notion sounds even more attractive if you have someone to share travel expenses with. With that in mind, I had this crazy idea to check out the upcoming tour dates for bands that have new records out (or coming out) but are bypassing St. Louis. Turns out almost everyone who's anyone is playing Chicago (duh) or someplace even closer. SO...this project is for everyone who's ever found out someone they knew would've gone to that out-of-town show too--if they'd only had someone to go with! I might be thinking about going to some of these shows myself; some of them aren't my cup of tea but I thought I'd throw 'em out there in case I happened to have two (or more) friends that wouldn't mind carpooling to the Blue Note or the Empty Bottle or the Vogue or wherever. Without further ado, here are a bunch of bands that (mostly) aren't coming to St. Louis, along with the d ...
LAST ONE FOLKS I SWEAR, but it's a biggie... Bryan Vargas & Ya Está fun facts & events that I am forever proud of: - playing the Knit's Texaco New York Jazz Fest in 1998! (I was only 22!) - opening for Johnny Pacheco at Celebrate Brooklyn in 2000 - opening for Orchestra Baobab at Central Park Summerstage 2003 - opening for Oscar D'Leon at SOBs 2004 (?) - touring Germany in 2007 - headlining Lula Lounge in Toronto for two nights in 200? - playing the Blue Note (Hi Georgie!) - playing every room at the TriBeCa Knitting Factory at least 4 times - playing Knitting Factory owner Michael Dorf's Birthday Party - playing Vassar College NINE TIMES!!! - playing AIDS Walk 2002 - opening for David Johansen - playing CMJ three years in a row (hmm. proud? ashamed? not sure...) - playing the Copacabana as the house band for the Latino Commission on AIDS Gala, two years in a row - headlining the World Music Stage at Floyd Fest (way less prestigious than it sounds) - pushing the van and getting covered in mud at Floyd Fe ...
Compilado por Dean Rudland, el sexto volumen de esta exitosa serie, 4 años después de la última entrega. RKX045 Dean Rudland pres: Let's BOOGALOO vol.6 Deep Funk, Northern Soul & Latin Jazz en El Barrio. Release Date 17 February (LP - CD - Digi and Ltd edition 45). Pre-order now the LP + ltd edtion 45 on Bandcamp After 4 years in the making finally a new chapter of RK's premier collection Let's BOOGALOO sees the light. This time legendary compiler Dean Rudland, who is responsible of dozens of wicked compilations on BGP, Kent and Blue Note, digs deep into - mythical NYC latin boogaloo producer - Bobby Marin's catalogue to bring you an explosive collection of (northern) soul, deep funk and Latin Jazz tunes from Spanish Harlem aka El Barrio. Most of the tracks that are featured in this new volume arrive straight from Bobby Marin, Bobby has been one of the main contributors and a leading figure behind the latin Boogaloo movement in the mid 60s in New York producing and working close together with stars suc ...
At a live music / open mic venue in new jersey.. Have been months since i have been at a bar /restaurant live music venue, with the exception of the famous Blue Note last week with Maceo Parker.. With my good buddy Christine Marie, who will be singing soon.. Its rare these days for me being out let alone this late.. Amazing i only have hearing in one ear, due to an acoustic neuroma tumor i had removed in 2005 and it is SO loud in here with just one ear i cant believe it!!! I need one ear plug!!
The Other side of JAZZ with CHUCK STEVENS from NY Present: Colby dela Calzada - bass Elhmir Saison - keyboard Paul Matcott - drums feat: Chuck Stevens - guitar ***Chuck Stevens is a New York based jazz guitar player. He is a graduate of Jazz guitar performance from Rutgers University specializing in solo guitar and singer accompaniment. he was a semi-finalist at the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Guitar Competition in 2005. Chuck had played in top New York jazz clubs such as Blue Note, Smoke and Smalls and had participated in International Jazz festivals. He is here in manila for a visit as he is married to a Filipina. Free Valet Parking For Information 02 4081852 Makati Avenue, Manila, Philippines Makati Avenue, Manila, Philippines View Map · Get Directions
Takuya Kuroda - Rising Son (2014) Tracklist: 1. Rising Son 2. Afro Blues 3. Piri Piri 4. Mala 5. Everybody Loves The Sunshine 6. Green and Gold 7. Sometime, Somewhere, Somehow 8. Call trumpeter and composer Takuya Kuroda makes his Blue Note debut with the release of Rising Son, which was produced by José James. Kuroda, who is best known for his inspired presence in James' band, steps forth here to helm that remarkable band which features keyboardist Kris Bowers, electric bassist Solomon Dorsey, drummer Nate Smith, and trombonist Corey King. James mostly stayed on the other side of the glass in the producer s chair except for a hypnotic version of the Roy Ayers classic Everybody Loves The Sunshine to which he lends his captivating baritone. The imaginative guitarist Lionel Loueke also contributes a bluesy, percussive solo to one of the album s standout tracks Afro Blues. No one sounds like Takuya, says James. His tone, warmth and most of all his storytelling have inspired me for years. His writing is soul ...
Lee Morgan Sextet (also known as Lee Morgan Volume 2: Sextet) is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released on the Blue Note label in 1957. It was recorded on December 2, 1956 and features performances by Morgan, Hank Mobley, Kenny Rodgers, Horace Silver, Paul Chambers and Charlie Persip. The Al...
Mike Milbury is truly an *** He calls the guy who went 6-8 in the shootout to take the USE to victory over Russia in hockey DAVID OSHIE!!! WHAT A TOOL. I guess all those hockey players look alike, huh? I salute TJ Oshie for representing the Blue Note!
GRACHAN MONCUR III (Trombone) "New Africa (1969) - One Morning I Woke Up Very Early (1969) AMG Artist Biography by Scott Yanow One of the first trombonists to explore free jazz, Grachan Moncur III is still best-known for his pair of innovative Blue Note albums (1963-1964) that also featured Lee Morgan and Jackie McLean on the first session and Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock on the later date. The son of bassist Grachan Moncur II, who played with the Savoy Sultans during 1937-1945, Grachan III started on trombone when he was 11. He toured with Ray Charles (1959-1962), was with the Jazztet (1962), and in 1963, played advanced jazz with Jackie McLean. Moncur toured with Sonny Rollins (1964) and played and recorded with Marion Brown, Joe Henderson, and Archie Shepp, matching up with fellow trombonist Roswell Rudd in the latter group. He also was part of the cooperative band 360 Degree Music Experience with Beaver Harris. Grachan Moncur, who has also recorded as a leader for BYG (1969) and JCOA (1974), cont ...
6:14pm Sara Smile - The Bird and the Bee - Interpreting the Masters, Volume 1: A Tribute to Dayrl Hall and John Oates(Blue Note)
Owner of a direct, lightly swinging, somewhat plain-wrapped tone that fit right in with the Blue Note label's hard bop ethos of the 1960s, Blue Mitchell tend...
The inaugural Beatles performance in the U.S. isn't the only major musical event marking a 50th anniversary in February. Feb. 15 is the 50th anniversary of the recording of "Search for the New Land," the greatest album by the late jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan. The music recorded on that day in a New Jersey studio was the culmination of Morgan's skills and displayed that he had made a full comeback from one of his too-frequent bouts of drug addiction. Morgan got the music on tape for posterity just in time, because he didn't have long to live. Morgan was one of the fiery young trumpeters to emerge from the era where hard bebop had coalesced from a 1950's novelty to a mainstream form of jazz. Morgan was a rising star in the 1960's and to exhibit his talent, jazz record label Blue Note set him up for an all-star matchup. Blue Note producer Alfred Lion combined Morgan with two veterans of touring with Miles Davis - saxophonist Wayne Shorter, who was still on tenor sax, just before his move to soprano - and pian ...
Everette Harp (born August 17, 1961, in Houston, Texas)[1][2] is an American blues, jazz and gospel saxophonist who has recorded on Blue Note and Capitol Records. Harp's 2006 album, In the Moment, debuted in the number one position of Billboard’s Contemporary . Everette Harp started playing piano at two, and began practicing saxophone at the age of four. The youngest of the eight children of a minister, gospel music was one of Harp's earliest influences. Harp started playing jazz in high school, and graduated from North Texas State University with a music major in the early 1980s. While there he joined Phi Beta Sigma. Working as an accountant for a short time, Harp played in local Houston bands, most notably a local jazz/funk group called The Franchise, which released its own album locally, which included the first recording of Harp's "There's Always Hope" in 1987. Harp moved to Los Angeles in 1988. He immediately toured briefly with Teena Marie, and then internationally with Anita Baker. In 1992, Harp ...
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Forget February's Freeze! Warm up with friends at the Blue Note for an afternoon of enlightening and inspiring films. It's the traveling Wild & Scenic Film Festival, and it's our annual friend and fundraiser for Missouri River Relief.
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Anna goes to see Grammy nominated jazz musician Christian Scott play at the Blue Note in NYC! Read her review of the gig, filled with lovely photos and a killer interview!
Met him in New York, Blue Note, 1976 (age: 21 yrs.); and met him again in San Juan, Puerto Rico Heineken Jazz Fest, 2013 (age: 59 yrs.). Give you a hint: "Lonnie's Lament" (1964, John Coltrane). --- Juan.
WOW, thanks all for the great comments. And yes, Joe DeLauro and Milt Muth and Tom Capek, and Bryan Grassmeyer and Randy Barker and Fly McClard and Pinki and Carlos Chavez and Larry Baird and Forrest Means and Michael Schuller and Chris Stongle and Chris Lege even the fabolous Hazel Miller and Mollie O'Brien and many others have been a part of Chris Daniels and the Kings over these amazing 30 years - I would love to have former Kings come sit in ! Yeah baby. We are just getting started with all this fun stuff. When I was inducted into the CMHOF I made sure that we listed all the names of (as it says on the display) "The Men and Women Who Would Be Kings" -- so I think we got em all….but ya never know …here is how the list looked when I sent it in. Thanks thanks thanks to all who wrote such nice things and remember shows at the Blue Note, the Bear, Hermans, at the Zoo with Bromberg and in Telluride with John Cowan and Sam Bush etc. And finally, yes I was in Spoons in 1982 with Sam Broussard and Greg Ov ...
- a mix of Blue Note Records, Art Blakey, Horace Silver, Donald Byrd, & more
William Roache has been spotted Iping girls in the queue for Blue Note tonight.
BWB into my second hour with Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Burrell, LOrraine Feather, Miles Davis Tito Puente, Boney James & Ann Nesby, McCoy Tyner, Gato Barieri, Herbie Mann's celebrating his 65th birthday at the Blue Note in the Big Apple... Enjoy the Breeze with Bubba .
RIP - WHEN RONNY JORDAN turned professional in 1985, jazz guitar was not in the ascendancy. While the Acid Jazz label and scene had turned the spotlight on aspects of the classic Blue Note and Verve catalogues, few had revisited the work of seminal players such as Grant Green, Kenny Burrell and Wes Montgomery. Jordan, who was born in London on November 29, 1962, however was in thrall to these players and helped turn the spotlight back on them as his playing came to the attention of a wider audience. Jordan first made his mark with the release of his debut album, 1992’s The Antidote, on Island Records – the label that had signed and supported fellow British jazz musicians Courtney Pine and Andy Sheppard a few years earlier. The record was defined by a modern, lithe version of Miles Davis’s Kind Of Blue classic, So What. Ronny Jordan delivers his interpretation of Miles Davis’s 1959 tune, So What. Jordan came to further prominence when he appeared on Gangstarr leader Guru’s groundbreaking Jazzmata ...
Blue Note Records, 75 years old today. Tom Mitchell, 46 years old today. Liz Mitchell, 43 years old today. Nick Robinson, 43 years old today. Epiphanites of the world unite!
The sound of 1998 and the Blue Note, from genius Talvin Singh...
I might go to Roy Hargrove at Blue Note in Tokyo, Japan - Feb 16
An absolutely awesome ending to a great set by Chris Botti down at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village in NYC.
December 24th, we celebrate the life and times of Raphael Homer "Ray" Bryant (December 24, 1931 – June 2, 2011); an African-American jazz pianist and composer. Although he could always play bop, Ray Bryant's playing combined together older elements (including blues, boogie-woogie, gospel, and even stride) into a distinctive, soulful, and swinging style; no one played "After Hours" quite like him. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ray Bryant began playing the piano at the age of six, also performing on bass in junior high school. He turned professional before his age of majority. In 1948-49 he toured with guitarist Tiny Grimes. He was house pianist at the Blue Note club in Philadelphia from 1953 to 1956, accompanying many other leading players such as Lester Young, Jo Jones, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and Sonny Stitt. He also played with Sonny Rollins, Melba Liston, and Coleman Hawkins, as well as singers Carmen McRae and Aretha Franklin. From the late 1950s, he led a trio, performing throughout the ...
'Don't Worry About Me' - Dexter Blows Hot and Cool. Today I found a 1966 Blue Note pressing of 'Our Man In Paris' (before they got bought out by Liberty). The first Dexter I ever heard and one of my profoundest musical memories. My copy is signed by The Man Himself. It sounds great and I don't think I'll ever part with it. The perfect Christmas present.
Back to the Tracks! Tonight we are going to celebrate the life and music of Horace Silver -- while he's still with us! We got all kinds of Blue Note classics, plus Horace with Art Blakey and the Original Jazz Messengers, including Clifford Brown, and Horace's tunes redone by The Bronx Horns and Dee Dee Bridgewater. And of course, Horace with Miles! That's 7-10 Mountain Time (or 9 to Midnight Eastern), Jazz 89 KUVO-Denver,
A major inspiration to generations of improvising musicians, Albert Ammons is best remembered as an exciting pianist who inaugurated the Blue Note record lab...
Blog Post: New York Daily News: Your Best Bet is Fourplay - Best bet Jazz supergroup Fourplay is in the middle of a weeklong stand at the Blue Note. If you’re not familiar with them, think of them as a jazz Steely Dan, a collection of solid studio players with some rock inclinations. The group features piano luminary Bob James, fresh off touring with David Sanborn on [...]
Release firmed up for Ambrose Akinmusire’s latest Blue Note album
Four jazz giants come together for an unforgettable week of divine musical alchemy. Bobby Hutcherson is an NEA Jazz Master and easily jazz’s most influential living vibraphonist. He was integral to the “Blue Note sound” of the 1960s and remains an enduringly vital artist, recording and performing wo...
We are excited about tonight! Looking forward to hearing Blue Note and welcoming our friends from OSA Tropical Properties and House Hunters International. And I will get to sample a new pizza Russell is busy working on...Hope to see you later today! Estamos muy emocionados por esta noche! Mirando hacia adelante a oír Blue Note y la bienvenida a nuestros amigos de la OSA Tropical Properties y House Hunters International. Y oigo ... se llega a probar una nueva pizza de Russell es ocupado trabajando en ... ¡Hasta pronto!
TONIGHT - A new Tuesday night series starts at Scat. Blue Note Records is an American jazz record label, established in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis. It derives its name from the characteristic "blue notes" of jazz and the blues. Some of the most influential artists and music from Coltrane to Monk to Coleman just to name a few were Blue Note staples. Pete Clagett and Chris Milyo make Tuesdays a walk down memory lane and tribute to this legendary label that changed the world of music. No Cover. Tonight is an 8:30 start.
Gregory Porter delivers the official video for "Liquid Spirit" - the title track from his forthcoming Blue Note debut - directed by Lloyd Porter.
Big day today--Greenwich Village food tour, American Museum of Natural History, a great dinner at Mas, and the Blue Note.
Big congrats to Blue Note artists Gregory Porter, Terence Blanchard and Wayne Shorter on their GRAMMY nominations! Gregory scored noms for Best Traditional R&B Performance and Best Jazz Vocal Album, while Terence and Wayne will go head-to-head for Best Improvised Jazz Solo!
The Greg Hopkins Nonet AKA Cryogenic Renaissance Orchestra Thursday, December 5th, 2013 -- 9:00-1:00 at The BEAT HOTEL, 13 Brattle Street Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA This dynamic, brilliant sounding mini–big band will perform several original arrangements from Hopkins' past recordings, as well as a new piece by Greg inspired by Hurricane Sandy, Microblast. The program will also include inspirations from two Blue Note albums from the late ‘60s, McCoy Tyner’s Tender Moments and Herbie Hancock’sThe Prisoner. Led by jazz composer, arranger, trumpeter, and Berklee faculty member Greg Hopkins, this tight-knit nine-piece unit boasts some of the best jazz talent anywhere. Hopkins, longtime professor of jazz composition at Berklee, was soloist/arranger for the Buddy Rich Band in 1972–1974 before settling in the Boston area. In theBoston Globe, Bob Blumenthal called him "one of Boston’s unappreciated jazz treasures.” Cryogenic Renaissance Orchestra 2013 Greg Hopkins -- Trumpet, Flugelhorn Megan Ric ...
Donald Byrd "Blackbyrd" 1973 AMG Review by Steve Huey [-] Purists howled with indignation when Donald Byrd released Black Byrd, a full-fledged foray into R&B that erupted into a popular phenomenon. Byrd was branded a sellout and a traitor to his hard bop credentials, especially after Black Byrd became the biggest-selling album in Blue Note history. What the elitists missed, though, was that Black Byrd was the moment when Byrd's brand of fusion finally stepped out from under the shadow of his chief influence, Miles Davis, and found a distinctive voice of its own. Never before had a jazz musician embraced the celebratory sound and style of contemporary funk as fully as Byrd did here -- not even Davis, whose dark, chaotic jungle-funk stood in sharp contrast to the bright, breezy, danceable music on Black Byrd. Byrd gives free rein to producer/arranger/composer Larry Mizell, who crafts a series of tightly focused, melodic pieces often indebted to the lengthier orchestrations of Isaac Hayes and Curtis Mayfiel ...
Rachel Gray assigned me Living Color Do I like them? Yes. Folks are often surprised to hear that I like metal, although I'm pretty selective. Aerosmith is my most favorite in the metal category, and I've even been to Ozz-fest. I've seen and listened to enough metal to know that these guys are underrated. Favorite song: I very much dislike their signature song, Cult of Personality, as well as Glamour Boys, but their cover of Memories Can't Wait (Talking Heads) = pure awesome. Also, What's Your Favorite Color is a cool song, reminiscent of Earth Wind & Fire. Did I ever see them? Definitely I saw Vernon Reid play at many different places including the Blue Note or Knitting Factory with jazz people (e.g., Geri Allen), but later saw the band Living Colour at a bunch o' places like CBGB, perhaps at Cat Club? Or Pyramid? Perhaps at one of the first ten seasons of Celebrate Brooklyn or at Central Park Summer Stage?Possibly I saw them tour through Madison in the 1990s, at Club de Wash or O'Cayz Corral? Always reme ...
OMG! Chris Botti concert- so good. Christina, he is playing at the Blue Note from mid-December to January. Let's go, you, Barb and me!!
There are so many events and so much music coming my way (and hopefully yours too!) the next couple of months, and I don't know where to start from so I'll start from this coming week :) tonight I'm gonna be playing the late set at the Blue Note with my roommate and good friend Matt Dickey and his funky big band, tomorrow I'm gonna be back on the timba track with Gerardo Contino, Axel Laugart, Sebastian Nickoll at Guantanamera and Sunday at Gonzalez y Gonzalez with the same killer band plus master Luisito Quintero, Linda Briceño and more amazing musicians! For all timba lovers, I promise you it doesn't get any better!!!Monday night I'm back at LIC BAR with Tammy Scheffer and Ronen Itzik; it's been a while and I'm very excited to play with the band again!! On tuesday the New York Gypsy All Stars are back at Drom Nyc with surprise guests as usual, and on Thursday I'm honored to be back at 55 bar with Wayne Krantz and Nate Wood :) For my friends in Turkey and in Greece stay tuned because NY Gypsy All stars ...
iTunes best selling album: Modern Drummer Magazine and Blue Note Records Present: Jazz Drumming...
Brazilian Jose Ricardo De Olieveira Ayres (no relation to Roy Ayres) came to NZ in 2002 and seamlessly incorporated himself into the Auckland music scene under the name Maximiliano. He had studied music at San Paulo University developing skills in Jazz, Blues and Brazilian roots music and toured throughout South America before crossing the pacific. Gigs have come steadily for the talented guitarist who is often found at Auckland's Mexican Cafe, but who has most notably supported George Benson at Auckland's Town Hall when the Blue Note guitarist toured in 2004... 100% New Zealand Music
*appears in house, leaving a vase filled with blue roses on the counter with a cute "You're beautiful." note then disappears*
Too hot to handle DJ Randall... This set is too much.
Back on the Blue Note sound this morning - …
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Back on the Blue Note sound this morning -
just got approved for blue card and have Costco card, how do I have both on same log in acct, note that I was asked to make new acc
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Looking forward to being back in Milan tonight at the Blue Note!
Aha, jilted in her teens by a tall blue-eyed ruck/rover (note correct use of solidus)
Causes she took Blue Note. why? Because she is the darling of the teacher
David Sanborn with the blue note . David Sanborn & Bob James feat. Steve Gadd.
Taking note of the Eastern country’s growing used-car market, Kelley Blue Book revealed it will be heading East...
Wishing would come to Columbia MO again. Blue Note is calling you guys!!
not a bad day in Milano today all things considered. Tonight is our 1st night of 2 at the Blue Note.…
alright on a real note though, I'm the blue one
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One more game left for each team today. Let's hope we finish on a positive note lions bleed blue
Someone come make fun of people with me and at blue note
Note the blue Citi Bike sign. Really makes the sidewalk look ugly, no?
congrats on win 100 brother! Can't wait to see 200 in a blue note jersey!
Photo: If I’m doing a quick sketch on the Note 10.1, I usually do it in S Note with a “blue pencil” first...
i just got done with Max Collar and Blue Note. Starting on
Note to self : blue crayola markers are hard to get off
Full Concert Video from Avril Lavigne's Intimate Acoustic Set at the Blue Note Club in NYC Yesterday! Watch it now at h…
Listen to this acoustic magic from front man of Get your tix for their show on NOV 22!
I want to leave a note that says “If you want to see the writers’ views of consent issues check out Meg"
You both lose. I was talking about the blue memo note
Another Scandal note: what President wears a striped shirt?! I mean I like fitz but it's white or blue
Stellar performance from tonight Arrangements and playing-- those guys got it.
Playin Blue Note Jazz Club for in NYC tomorrow! Listen or enter to win
The No. 1 CD on this week's JazzWeek Jazz Chart for a sixth week is Gregory Porter 'Liquid Spirit' (Blue Note).
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I liked a video Rick Danko & Paul Butterfield at Boulder's Blue Note
A roundup of October jazz deaths: FRANK D'RONE (April 26, 1932-October 3, 2013) Chicago-based vocalist/guitarist whose accomplished scat singing gained him the admiration of many jazz musicians and a recording contract for Mercury in the late '50s, a career he kept going right up until his death from cancer. (81) BUTCH WARREN (August 9, 1939-October 5, 2013) Bassist who before leaving the music due to mental illness in the mid '60s (he did return sporadically in the last few years) had sideman credits on some of the legendary Blue Note albums of the '50s by the likes of Jackie McLean, Donald Byrd, Herbie Hancock, Dexter Gordon, Joe Henderson, Kenny Dorham and Thelonious Monk. (74) *** LAPALM (June 23, 1927-October 7, 2013) Noted businessman who represented numerous jazz musicians, was a record promoter at Chess Records, ran Village Recorders in Los Angeles and then became a "lobbyist" (his term) on behalf of the music he loved. (86) JERRY HELDMAN (February 24, 1937-October 11, 2013) Former bassist/pianis ...
Last night at the Blue Note with the Dizzy Gillespie All Stars! It's been amazing to play next to my heroes throughout the week; Gary Bartz, Jimmy Heath, Antonio Hart, Roy Hargrove, Terrell Stafford, Steve Davis, Cyrus Chestnut, Lewis Nash, John Lee, Yotam Silberstien, & Freddie Hendrix. Feeling grateful :)
We're at the Blue Note in Columbia, MO tonight! Then Freakfest in Madison, WI tomorrow. Last US tour stops of the year
On Green Dolphin Street. Keith Jarrett Trio recorded at the Blue Note on Sunday June 5, 1994
Busy week over! Since Monday I've attended the dept. scholarship banquet, seen one of my favorite bands, Neutral Milk Hotel, live at the Blue Note, given a 12 minute speech on the economy of Guatemala, spoke to the MSU Board of Trustees, attended the Alumni Dinner and Awards Ceremony, the Golden Bears Luncheon, and worked at the MSU football game.
Students at the Milan Conservatory playing with Chris Potter at the Blue Note. Nice to know good music is still being made.
Gettin to play with RANDY ROGERS BAND...what's better than that? TONIGHT! The Blue Note in Columbia MO we get our MISSOURI MUSIC turned up!
Cannot wait to hear the at tonight - first concert out of 8 total that I'm attending this fall!
Super stoked to play with tonight in Columbia, MO at the Blue Note!
Can't wait to watch the new vid over the big Blue Note ice in a week. 💛 💙
Why are we not in Columbia watching tonight at the blue note?!!
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It would make my night if would play Kiss Me in The Dark at the blue note tonight.
will be here tomorrow! This show is a perfect way to start your weekend out on the right track!
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If you live in COMO go see at the Blue Note. You won't regret a minute of it.
Hi Folks, I hope all is well in your corners of the planet!!! This week the Joe Mack Band is appearing: Thurs. Sept. 26th, The blues jam at the Franco American Club, 44 Park St. Beverly, MA (upstairs) (978) 922-1950 8-11pm. Sat. Sept. 28th, Zeke's Pub 63 Chelsea St. Everett, MA (617) 389-9633 9:30- 12:30 Sunday Sept. 29th, The Blue Note Revival Blues Jam at Celley's Pub 7-11, (781) 595-9260!!! Come on Down!! Also tickets are going fast (we are almost sold out) for our show with the incredible James Montgomery on Thursday, October 3rd at Celley's Pub 742 Western Ave, Lynn,MA, so get your's now!!! Contact me (781) 581-0848 or call Celley's (781) 595-9260 for tickets!!! Peace, Joe
Blue Note Records has signed a licensing partnership with Panasonic to help develop and co-market a car audio system that would be tuned to the typ
Panasonic does deal with Blue Note Records in new vehicle product. Announced at with Don Was. Good deal for Detroit.
Guess you know Grooverider's tmrw for a "Metalheadz/ Blue Note" set.
The monthly Athletico nights at the Blue Note were also quality
To the people talking over Duke Ellington on the 1959 Live at Blue Note recording, I'm glad you're all dead now.
Check out the midwest reggae rockers Jon Wayne and The Pain's latest album "Surrender" and catch them here on 10/01!
If made a trip to play in Columbia, MO at the Blue Note just once before I graduate, my college experience would be complete.
For four years you guys have managed to play at blue note on days I couldn't go, guess it just wasnt meant to be, at least in CoMo
EVERYBODY needs to be there next Thursday at The Blue Note! and will be judging!
I love that I was raised a FAN. Go Cards, Rams and Long Live Blue Note!
"Don Was, the President of Blue Note and a Detroit native, is expected to announce the deal Thursday afternoon...
good times at the Blue Note last night!! Se y'all in rOcktober!!!
Things are looking to get fuzzy tonight with Randy Rogers
David back at blue note in derby tonight spinning classic indie,dance and pop anthems from the last 20 years.Will be a great night,drinks on offer and free entry from 10,00 to 3,30 am.Be there or be square.
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Sometimes, when people ask what working in a prison for two decades was like, I wonder if they are expecting stories of violence, brutality, social injustice, etc. It was never about that for me. Arthur The frail old man sat in the cushioned chair, never before invited. It had taken him forever to walk from his cell, his body ravaged by time and steel, but momentarily revived by a note from long ago. "My God kid, it's been years since I heard that piece. I knew all those guys you know, back in New York... played with most of 'em". Then he rattled off a list of names, smiling slyly when he told me about the piano player from Boston who was always in trouble with the ladies. I heard fence crash as he stared at the radio, vigilant eyes bowed to the music, and I heard him humming stronger than he ever would again. "Holy man, holy". He went to New York and saw that the Blue Note was still there, sauntered in and sat next to a woman at the bar, had a glass of whiskey, whispered something in her ear and the two ...
Panasonic announced deal with Blue Note, which is featured in Billboard today
Oh Boland kick off here in the Blue Note in 30 mins...baz!
Designing my tombstone to look like a Blue Note Records cover.
I never forget the freestyle he said at the Blue Note ... but for whatever reason he still is trying to get mainstream acceptance
Obligatory red bull post. So happy to be working with them for this awesome event! Oct 3rd! Blue note!
Panasonic Automotive Systems and Blue Note Records working agreement for in-vehicle audio systems
Chick Corea is a great jazz pianist. I have listened to his performance in Blue Note. I want go to a jazz concert again.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America and Blue Note Records to Collaborate on In-vehicle Audio Syste...
The sound here was great. Feels a lot like YOSHI'S / BLUE NOTE / BILLBOARD LIVE.
We're so excited about the next week. Here's what we have going on. Thursday at the Conservatory - OKC we're playing with WAVVES and SonicViolence. That show will be the most packed one we've ever played at the Conservatory. The cool thing is that we've been working on all of these songs we're recording with Calvin Johnson so we'll probably play a set full of new songs. The next day we are playing an In Utero (album) tribute show at The Opolis in Norman with Doll Steak. Everyone who saw the first one at Blue Note said it was awesome. Can't wait for that either. Then next Monday we're recording a song that's going on an AC/DC tribute album that's being released in France. We've been keeping this kind of a secret. Can anyone guess what song we chose to record? These will be the last shows we play until after we're finished recording the new record. Then we play two shows with Kate Nash and La Sera in Chicago and Indianapolis! Hope we see you at the shows this week!
Polifonia..only good music.For 1973's dynamite Realization and Inside Out, trumpeter Eddie Henderson reassembled most of the legendary Herbie Hancock sextet he'd been part of. In 1975 after leaving Capricorn for Blue Note, he kept elements of that group together for Sunburst, his label debut, with some major changes: George Duke played keyboards in place of Hancock; bassist Paul Jackson was replaced by Alphonso Johnson, and drummer Mike Clarke with Billy Hart. It resulted in a funkier experimental outing that tightened up the tunes a bit, but left plenty of blowing room for himself, reedman Bennie Maupin, and trombonist Julian Priester. The set sold well commercially, but many jazz critics derided it because of its perceived "commercial" overtones. Released in 1976, Heritage was greeted with even more ambivalence, but has since come to be regarded -- with Sunburst -- as one of the great recordings of Henderson's career by an entirely new generation who hold funky rhythms and electronics in high esteem. He ...
check out my cuz, , fantastic jazz guitarist new cd, on Blue Note.
Infinite thanks to everyone who came out last night to share the evening with me at the Blue Note!! My incredible band, David Cutler, Adam Jackson, Irwin Hall, Jonathan Powell, my fantastic guests Lauren Desberg, Dayna Stephens, and Mino Cinelu, my beautiful wife Jeehae Fischer and loving family Ezra Fischer, Ilene Levine, Doucet Fischer, and Steve Fischer, and ALL my old and new friends who came out... we created something beautiful together!! I'm humbled by the opportunity to share the sounds in my head with you. This is what I live for!
HQ with Stanley Clarke at the 2012 Montreal Jazz Festival We'll be sharing the stage again at the Blue Note...
We'll be in residence at the Blue Note with Stanley Clarke Oct 8-13! Click the link for details and tickets:...
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I couldn't Dm back but thank you so much! How about a ticket to Big Gigantic on October 13th at the Blue Note?
Playing @ the Blue Note with Roy Hargrove Big Band .Set Times are 8pm and 10:30pm .Peace
Roy Hargrove Big Band at the Blue Note until sunday.good times!!!
Being special guests of Roy Hargrove for his Big Band tonight at Blue Note...mmm, grateful...also w/ the great Roberta Gambarini
Dig the brushwork by Al Harewood here. George Tucker: Paul Chambers' substitute for Blue Note …
Get a look behind the scenes in this video about forthcoming Blue Note debut
Hope the 2 girls next door who play (read; yammer loudly) are enjoying my 7 disc Best of Blue Note collection :)
BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE: Philly Joe Jones (July 15, 1923-Aug. 30, 1985). He was the drummer on the 1957 Blue Note...
Shanny is in the Hockey Hall of Fame! Hey Loved it when you wore the Blue Note!
Just played: Doin The Thing - Horace Silver - DOin the Thing Live at the Village Gate(Blue Note)
Anyone in Columbia going to the Strange Music tour show at the Blue Note next Saturday?
Just played: Back at the Chicken Shack - Jimmy Smith - A Decade of Jazz Volume Three(Blue Note)
Dear Friends and Jazz Lovers – For our ongoing First-Saturday-of-the-Month tribute series, this Saturday (July 6), BMQ is returning to Hollywood Studio Bar and Grill [(6122 Sunset Blvd in Gower Gulch / East of Vine), (323) 466-9917 ( Those of you who hung out with us there a while back will agree it ’s a great place for jazz – soothing supper club ambience, great food, a full bar, and convenient parking. This month we pay a special tribute to two gifted jazz artists/composers: Lee Morgan and Joe Zawinul. (Edward) Lee Morgan was born in Philadelphia on July 10, 1938. Before his untimely demise at the age of 32 (see The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan at his manifest talent was generously displayed throughout the jazz world. While still a teenager, Morgan performed grandly on John Coltrane’s 1957 (and only) Blue Note recording, Blue Train. Lee then joined Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers for a few years before cutting out on his own. This Saturday we’ll offer BMQ renditions of two of Lee’s many com ...
One of the great things about YouTube is that I can come home late at night and, at the touch of a few buttons, experience once again the sublime chemistry of Chick Corea and his Three Quartets ensemble live at the Blue Note. Such a beautiful moment occurs midway through Michael Brecker's breathtaking tenor solo, where Chick is literally open-mouthed in amazement at Brecker's seemingly inexhaustible wellspring of ideas. This was near the end of Michael's tragically short life and a testament to his brilliance.
Chester Thompson 'Powerhouse' (Black Jazz/Snow Dog Japan) 3/5 Hammond B3 organist Chester Thompson is especially well known for his part as a member of cult funk band Tower of Power with whom he played for a decade and then for an extended twenty plus year sojourn as part of the Santana band. However, he did cut an album as leader for Black Jazz and this fits very much into the later 1960s/early 1970s soul jazz bag with a slightly harder edge in places. In this endeavour he is ably assisted by saxophonist Rudy Johnson who has taken inspiration from the John Coltrane school of tenor playing, trombonist Al Hall Jr and Ray Pounds on the drums. One of the strongest instrumentals is the catchy groover 'Weird Harold' which is the kind of track you might have found on a late 1960s Blue Note or Prestige album and there is some fine collective brass work here. Altogether heavier in approach is the title track where Thompson comes across as a Larry Young acolyte and the attractive and slightly ominous sounding main ...
Today at the Blue Note with an NE Jazz Master Lou Donaldson sets at 12 30 and 2:30pm. Come hang out with us!
Going into the city (NYC) with two of my ladies(wife and daughter) to the Blue Note Jazz Club for my Jazz House Kids ensemble set in tribute to their development and the great Lou Donaldson. Pappa Lou will be there to hear these young and talented players. Lou Donaldson is also going to play a bit. Should be killin!
Good am FB, I want to vent this morning about this dance I love call Steppin! Last night while out at the Blue Note someone said something to my student that made my mouth open wide. They told her that she was steppin WRONG. (I'm not going to mention a name but I want too) Really, she's wrong how bout your *** is wrong. I'm SCREAMING this dance is not a cha cha Men are required to take 8, eight steps just like me. This dance does not go up and down the lane and if you are teaching or doing it YOU ARE WRONG. I'm so tired of people in and out of Chicago butchering our dance. As for the out of towers if someone come to your city to teach you. And this include so called teacher and their student should come and get YOUR higher learning. YOU don't know it all. *** I don't know it ALL. I just learned how to HAND DANCE, now how would you feel HAND dancers and BALLROOM dancers if I starter teaching this dance and not coming back to the best and learning more. If my attitude was anything like that, I would be t .. ...
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Taken from the LP "Stepping into Tomorrow", released on Blue Note in 1975. Recorded at The Sound Factory, Hollywood, California Nov.-Dec. 1974. Produced by L...
6/14 Adventures in Pandora, Volume 13, Terell Stafford Radio This listener first became aware of Stafford's aggressive yet melodic trumpet work on several of alto saxist Bobby Watson's fine offerings for Blue Note in the early '90s. Since then, the trumpeter has gone on to record many cd's both as a leader and a sideman. 1 -"Blues For JT" - Terell Stafford - "Taking Chances" (Live) Not particularly taking chances here, but a very enjoyable straight ahead blues with out front and in your face solo work from all hands. 2 - "Milestones" - Christian Fabian Trio - "The Masters Return" Brisk uptempo re-working of the 2nd "Milestones" by Miles (actually originally called "Miles" on the "Milestones" album). This listener's recollection is that there were more than 3 people on this cut. maybe a couple of extra horns (but this listening session was a few days ago) 3- "By the River Sainte Marie" - Jimmy Forrest - "Out of the Forest" Not the most exciting, the bluesiest or the most soulful Forrest cut this list ...
I really want to go see Chris Botti play the Blue Note in NYC in December...who's with me?
***FATHER'S DAY ESSAY*** Giant Dreams Midget Abilities by David Sedaris "WHEN YOU'RE PLAYING YOUR GUITAR, MAKE BELIEVE YOU'RE PLAYING AN ACTUAL WOMAN," MISTER MANCINI TOLD ME. "GRAB HER BY THE NECK AND MAKE HER HOLLER." My father loves jazz and has an extensive collection of records and reel-to-reel tapes he used to enjoy after returning home from work. He might have entered the house in a foul mood, but once he had his Dexter Gordon and a vodka martini, the stress melted away and everything was "Beautiful, baby, just beautiful." The instant the needle hit that record, he'd loosen his tie and become something other than the conservative engineer with a pocketful of IBM pencils embossed with the command think. "Man, oh man, will you get a load of the chops on this guy? I saw him once at the Blue Note, and I mean to tell you that he blew me right out of my chair! A talent like that comes along only once in a lifetime. The guy was an absolute comet, and there I was in the front row. Can you imagine that?" "G ...
2003: Saw Dierks Bentley for the fist time @ the Blue Note. 2013: Celebrating 10 years of fandom with Dierks Bentley @ the Blue Note!
This is my favorite album by the vastly underrated John Patton. Harold Alexander (Tenor Sax, Flute) and Hugh Walker (Drums) did a great job of "pushing John along" on this great Blue Note session. I would love to have heard more work from Hugh Walker.
Weird Al Jankovic is coming to the Blue Note on July 24th...we're getting psyched up already.
What a GREAT Upperville!! Molly Sewell-Schott started it off with a bang winning the Allen Smith Perpetual Trophy for High Point Performance Hunter Rider. Molly was Champion in one group on Lisa Hunt's Raise The Bar, won the Handy on Bona Fide in his group, and had great ribbons on E.L.Raymond, Sand'oro, Zin Zin, and Ransom The week of wins continued with Chromeo taking the Reserve Champion Small Jr Hunter 16-17 with Barbara Ann Merryman; Tripoli was Reserve Champion in Children's Hunter 14 & under with Taylor St. Jacques; Leslie Campbell aboard E.L. Raymond won the hack in Adult Hunters, and Jessica Cherry aboard her Blue Note were 1st & 2nd over fences in the AO Hunters 36+ Congratulations to all!!
biography[-]by Steve Huey A cornerstone of the Blue Note label roster prior to his tragic demise, Lee Morgan was one of hard bop's greatest trumpeters, and indeed one of the finest of the '60s. An all-around master of his instrument modeled after Clifford Brown, Morgan boasted an effortless, virtuosic technique and a full, supple, muscular tone that was just as powerful in the high register. His playing was always emotionally charged, regardless of the specific mood: cocky and exuberant on up-tempo groovers, blistering on bop-oriented technical showcases, sweet and sensitive on ballads. In his early days as a teen prodigy, Morgan was a busy soloist with a taste for long, graceful lines, and honed his personal style while serving an apprenticeship in Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. As his original compositions began to take in elements of blues and R&B, he made greater use of space and developed an infectiously funky rhythmic sense. He also found ways to mimic human vocal inflections by stuttering, slurring ...
My playlist 4 2nyt Alexandra O'nearl : If you were here Roberta Flack ; Tonight(i celebrate my lve for you) Luthor Vandross : Killing me sofly,Never too much & Now that i have you Julio Iglicious : Now that love is on our side again The Bee Gees : Children hold on Aretha Franklin ; One man woman,Angel of the morning,Everchanging times & Bridge over troubled water Shirley Brown : Woman to woman Gladys Knight & The Pimps : Wind beneath my wings Harold Melvin & the Blue Note : I miss you etc
via Victor Provost Music: Friends and Fam! I’ve got some exciting shows coming up that I hope I see you at! Here are a list of dates through the summer: June 7th, 8th, 14th, & 15th; 10:00p-1:00a at Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe with my own trio June 14th; 7:30-8:30 at Grist Mill Park in Alexandria VA with Grammy-winning Latin Jazz ensemble Afro Bop Alliance June 15th; 8:30 at the Capitol Bop Jazz Loft with Sine Qua Non June 27-30th at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center with Dion Parson, Ron Blake, Reuben Rogers, Terell Stafford, Rashawn Ross, Carlton Holmes, and Alioune Faye. July 10-17th at Teatro del Lago (Frutillar, Chile) with Paquito D’Rivera, Dave Samuels, and the Caribbean Jazz Project Saturday July 20th at the Mannette Festival of Steel (Morgantown, WV) Sunday July 21st at ARTSCAPE 2013 with Sine Qua Non July 26th at City Hall Concert Pavilion, Gaithersburg, MD with Afro Bop Alliance. August 6-11 at the Blue Note (NYC) with Paquito D’Rivera and the Panamericana Ensemble
Chick Corea + Stanley Clarke kick off their six-night residency at Blue Note tonight, with Marcus Gilmore on drums.
Will Calhoun "Life In This World" is out May 14th 2013 on Motema Music. This clip was recorded live the Blue Note, NYC ...
EMI / Blue Note 2010 From the new Album "Raconte-moi..." (Tell me...) Out now worldwide on I-tunes : http:...
thank you Poznan PL Blue Note club for having us in and too the people for coming out and making my first show ever here in Poznan a sale out ...nothing like playing to a packed house ...! looking forward to seeing you in the fall
OK, folks, it's time for Goldie's last gig. It's going to be a great one -- me and Nate G. and Bill Newton and the piano player Clark Stern playing my songs and Bill's shuffles and jazz, as well as lots more blues, rags and hollers. Nate will render a few. It's also Bob Dylan's birthday, so don't expect negativity to pull you through. From 6-8 p.m. Friday May 24, the Blue Note in Durham. But after that, nada. My performing career, which began so promisingly at an MYF gig with Steve Runkle at Highland Methodist Church in about April 1965, appears to be at an end. At 48 years of blood, sweet and 3.2 beers, it's been a good run. I'd like to thank my family, my lawyers, country radio, the fans, all the crew members, Chip Young and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
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