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September 2, 2014

 

The cover of Kenny Dorham's Quiet Kenny LP

The Durable Kenny Dorham

The career of a talented and perennially-unsung trumpeter.

November 28, 2007

 

Cecil Payne RIP

Cecil PayneThere are several confirmed reports from yesterday evening and this morning that baritone saxophonist Cecil Payne, an unsung hero of the bebop era, has passed away:

September 15, 2007

 

Blue Note Connection soundtrack

The Connection: The Living Theater and Hardbop Jazz

The Connection was a groundbreaking 1959 off-Broadway play that cast jazz musicians as heroin addicts waiting for a score.

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