lunes, enero 26, 2015

Soñar con tigres

To dream with tigers
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Art Tatum
Tiger rag

domingo, enero 25, 2015

Car' eperro

Dog face
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Música:  (video)
Les Paul and Mary Ford
Song in blue  (1954)

jueves, enero 22, 2015

La Danza de los Cretinos

The Dance of the Cretins
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Hank Mobley
Dance of the infidels  (1957)
Blue Note BLP1560

Donald Byrd (tp) John Jenkins (as) Hank Mobley (ts) Bobby Timmons (p) Wilbur Ware (b) Philly Joe Jones (d). Hackensack, N.J., April 21, 1957

miércoles, enero 21, 2015

Miley y Gerónimo

Miley and Geronimo
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Coleman Hawkins
Love song from "Apache"    (1962)
Impulse A(S)34

Coleman Hawkins (ts) Tommy Flanagan (p) Major Holley (b) Eddie Locke (d). New York, September 9, 1962

lunes, enero 19, 2015


Chief (from 1970)
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Música:  (video)
The Statesmen Quartet
Led out of bondage (prob. 1957)

The Statesmen Quartet: Denver Crumpler (tenor) Jake Hess (lead) Doy Ott (baritone) and James 'Big Chief' Wetherington (bass) Hovie Lister (piano). Probably 1957
Bonus Track:
Fats Waller and his Rhythm
Big Chief De Sota   (1936)
Victor 25342

Fats Waller and his Rhythm: Herman Autrey (tp) Gene Sedric (ts) Fats Waller (p,vcl) Al Casey (g) Charles Turner (b) Yank Porter (d). New York, June 5, 1936

domingo, enero 18, 2015


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Tricky Lofton & Carmell Jones
Celery stalks at midnight  (1962)
Pacific Jazz 49

Carmell Jones (tp) Tricky Lofton, Bob Edmondson, Kenny Shroyer, Frank Strong, Wayne Henderson (tb) Frank Strazzeri (p) Leroy Vinnegar (b) Ron Jefferson (d) Gerald Wilson (arr). Los Angeles, 1962

sábado, enero 17, 2015

Arte abstracto

Abstract art (Drawn in the late 70's)
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Joe Harriott
Abstract  (1960)
Jazzland JLP49

Shake Keane (tp) Joe Harriott (as) Pat Smythe (p) Coleridge Goode (b) Phil Seamen (d). London, November 1960

lunes, enero 12, 2015

Michifuz y Michifuza

Queen & Tom
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Bill Evans
The two lonely people  (1971)
Columbia C30855

Bill Evans (p) Eddie Gomez (b) Marty Morell (d). New York, May 11, 12, 17, 19, 20 & June 9, 1971

jueves, enero 08, 2015

Oval Rembrandt

Oval Rembrandt (Late 1970's)
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Bill Evans Trio
When I fall in love  (1959)
Riverside RLP315

Bill Evans Trio: Bill Evans (p) Scott La Faro (b) Paul Motian (d). New York, December 28, 1959

martes, enero 06, 2015

Isidoro Parodi y "el penado 14"

Isidoro Parodi [*] and the convict number 14 [**]
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[*] Isidoro Parodi is a fictional character from stories written by Jorge Luis Borges and Adolfo Bioy Casares united under the pseudonym "H. Bustos Domecq". Parodi is a convicted detective who operates from his cell.
[**] (Who died making incomprehensible gestures, according to the 1929's tango)

Agustín Magaldi
El penado 14  (1929)
Brunswick 1628 A

Agustín Magaldi (vcl) Diego Centeno y Juan Spumer (guitarras). Buenos Aires, 1929

viernes, enero 02, 2015

Metaazotea física (Miguel is coming)

Metaphysical rooftop
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Lennie Tristano
Don't blame me   (1945)
Jazz Guild JG1009

Lennie Tristano (p) solo. Chicago, c. spring/summer 1945