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Posted by on mei 19, 2012 in Blogs, Muziek, Social Media | 0 comments

Cannonball Adderley legt kinderen jazz uit

Typisch een blogpost die je rustig aan Open Culture kan overlaten, A Child’s Introduction to Jazz by Cannonball Adderley (with Louis Armstrong & Thelonious Monk):

In 1961, Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, the jazz saxophonist best known for his work on Miles Davis’ epic album Kind of Blue (beluister hieronder), narrated a children’s introduction to jazz music. Part of a larger series of educational albums for children, this 12-inch LP offered an “easy-going, conversational discussion of the highlights of the jazz story,” highlighting the “major styles and great performers” that began in New Orleans and spread beyond. Included on the album are some legendary jazz figures — Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, Coleman Hawkins, Sidney Bechet, Thelonious Monk, and, of course, Cannonball himself. The album, A Child’s Introduction to Jazz, has long been out of circulation.”

Miles Davis – Kind of Blue:

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