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Friday, April 13, 2012

Jazz Day 2012 pt. 2

 Friday, April 13, 2012 is Jazz Day - "..conversations with musicians from the worlds of both jazz and metal." 

"... From the barreling intensity of Art Blakey, the avant-garde assault of Eric Dolphy, the menacing tones of John McLaughlin, the ominous drone of Grachan Moncur III (who penned the Jackie McLean tune), and the punk-rock swagger of Ornette Coleman, these musicians pursued uncharted musical realms to an enviable degree that propelled the genre to higher states, influencing countless numbers in their aftermath. These explorations continued until the end of the decade, at which point bellwethers like Miles Davis stretched those sounds into an entirely new atmosphere.."

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