February 6, 2007

New play list uploaded

It's been a while since my last post, but I have been updating the play list here and there throughout the past few months with little changes. You've probably noticed by now that I've just completely changed the play list. I've got new material from Barrie Lee Hall, Jr, who is an uncle to one of my co-residents (thanks the CD Teri!) and a fantastic band leader (Duke Ellington Orchestra) and trumpeter in his own right.

freddie_hubbard_goin_up.jpgThe play list also includes the entire Freddie Hubbard album "Goin' Up", which is a fantastic straight-ahead album, recorded in 1960. I just love Freddie's tone. I've really been listening to a great deal of his work from the early 1970s, including Red Clay, Straight Life, annd First Light.

I love that electric piano! What has happened to me? I'm just crazy for the e-piano these days, especially Bill Evans' work in that decade. Perhaps, as I purchase more 1970s jazz, it will begin appearing on the Classic Jazz Corner play list. Watch out for that in the coming months.

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September 20, 2006

Review: Freddie Hubbard - Ready for Freddie

I just purchased Freddie Hubbard's Blue Note masterpiece "Ready for Freddie." All original album tracks have been added to the rotation (I didn't include the alternate takes). You'll love them. This is one fantastic album. I really dig Bernard McKinney's work on the euphonium- an instrument I played in high school and one that you don't hear often in jazz.

Enjoy!

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