Tag Archives: swinging

Feeling down? Kind of Blue? Jimmy Cobb Can Fix That.

What is Jazz? Where is Jazz going? Jazz is dead! Nobody likes Jazz! These are all things I hear quite a lot. They’re in magazines, on blogs, on facebook, on twitter (check out Jazz is the Worst for some laughs), … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Jay McShann & the Kansas City Sound

There are some Jazz musicians who are not fully represented by their recordings alone. These musicians have qualities when you see them live that cannot be transferred to a recorded medium. I don’t mean that they have an engaging stage … Continue reading

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