jueves, diciembre 31, 2015

Mucho Happiness and lots of felicidad!!!

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Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers
Up jumped spring  (1962)
United Artists UAJ14002

Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers: Freddie Hubbard (tp) Curtis Fuller (tb) Wayne Shorter (ts) Cedar Walton (p) Jymie Merritt (b) Art Blakey (d). Live, "Renaissance", Los Angeles, March 16 or 18, 1962

miércoles, diciembre 30, 2015

Scenes from the life of Vul Morcilla

L'oeil obsédante
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Chris Dair
Obsession  (2010)
Digital Music

Chris Dair (g).

martes, diciembre 29, 2015

Monumento ecuestre

Equestrian monument
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Mike Markel's Orchestra
Black horse stomp  (1926)
(composed an arranged by Joe Tarto)
Columbia 617- D

Mike Markel's Orchestra: 2 unknown tp prob. Earl Oliver, prob. Red Nichols (tp) Miff Mole (tb) Phil Cole (cl,sop,as) unknown (cl,sop,as,bar) unknown (cl,ts) sometimes (vln) added, Mike Markel (p,ldr) unknown bj, d, Al Bernard (vcl). New York, February 23, 1926

lunes, diciembre 28, 2015

Pez II

Fish II
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Four Tenor Saxes ("Tenor Conclave")
How deep is the ocean  (1956)
Prestige LP7074

John Coltrane [3rd solo], Al Cohn [1st solo] Hank Mobley [4th solo], Zoot Sims  [2nd solo] (ts) Red Garland (p) Paul Chambers (b)`. Art Taylor (d). Hackensack, N.J., September 7, 1956

jueves, diciembre 24, 2015


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Música:  (video)
The Spike Jones Show
I´m going to write a letter to myself  (1957)

Spike Jones is presenting the number. Gil Bernal, singer and sax player does the singing here, he worked with Spike Jones (1955-1957). Left is Freddy Morgan, right is Mousy Garner. Aired July 23, 1957). Flmed at CBS Television City, Fairfax, Los Angeles, California, USA

miércoles, diciembre 23, 2015


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Muchas felicidades si lo que te anda haciendo falta es felicidad
Merry Christmas if you are in need of merriment

Agostinho dos Santos [*]
A felicidade  (1959)
(composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes)

[*] from the Marcel Camus´film "Orfeu Negro" (1959). Agostinho dos Santos (vcl) and probably Luis Bonfá (guitar). Recorded in Río de Janeiro, Brasil - 1959.

martes, diciembre 22, 2015


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¿Sigue sin haber lugar en el hostal? / Is there still no room at the inn?

Billie Holiday with Eddie Heywood and his Orchestra
God bless the child  (1941)
Okeh 6270

Billie Holiday with Eddie Heywood and his Orchestra: Billie Holiday (vcl) Roy Eldridge (tp) Jimmy Powell, Lester Boone (as) Ernie Powell (ts) Eddie Heywood (p) Paul Chapman (g) Grachan Moncur (b) Herbert Cowans (d). New York, May 9, 1941

lunes, diciembre 21, 2015


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Larry Coryell
Yesterdays  (1989)
Muse MR5360

Kenny Barron (p) Larry Coryell (g) Buster Williams (b) Marvin "Smitty" Smith (d). Englewood Cliffs, N.J., October 20, 1989

domingo, diciembre 20, 2015

Amantes cubistas

Cubistic lovers
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Rogers & Hammerhead
Cubist Girlfriend (1982)
Music & lyrics by David Benstead & Justin Smallbridge

Rogers & Hammerhead (aka Bill McDavid  Freddy Powers) (vocals and guitars). Recorded in the dead of winter, 1982, at SASS Studios, London, Ontario (Canada)

sábado, diciembre 19, 2015

Light Cavalry Overture

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Franz von Suppé
Light Cavalry - Overture
(lo corrieron de atrás, lo corrieron de atrás...)