Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sidney Bechet’s Blue Note Jazz Men

Here’s the first release in Blue Note’s 7000 series, Sidney Bechet’s Blue Note Jazz Men, which contains music from 1949 and 1950 sessions led by Bechet.  The personnel varies throughout, but the track below features Bechet, Wild Bill Davidson (cor), … Continue reading






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Clifford Jordan — These Are My Roots

This 1965 Atlantic date is not necessarily what you would expect from tenor saxophonist Clifford Jordan, who had worked with Horace Silver, Max Roach, and Charles Mingus, among others.  It’s made up of reworkings of songs written by blues/folk singer … Continue reading






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