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Thelonious Monk: The Top 25 icons in Jazz history

Thelonious Monk: The Top 25 icons in Jazz history Recognized as one of the most original musicians in American history, Thelonious Sphere Monk fashioned a startlingly unique, inimitable playing and composing style that influenced virtually every succeeding jazz generation. His playing technique offered a percussive approach to the piano, identified by sparse, complex, sometimes dissonant […]

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John Coltrane: The Top 25 icons in Jazz history

John Coltrane: The Top 25 pearls in Jazz history 23 Sept. 1926 – 17 July 1967 John Coltrane. Courtesy of the John Coltrane Media Library.John William Coltrane, modern jazz saxophonist and composer, was born in Hamlet, the son of Alice Blair and John W. Coltrane, Sr. By the time of his death, he had achieved […]

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Herbie Hancock: The Top 25 icons in Jazz history

Herbie Hancock: The Top 25 pearls in Jazz history Virtuoso pianist Herbie Hancock is, in a sense, a musical chameleon whose compositions and recordings change direction as unceremoniously and effortlessly as the lizard’s skin changes color. But with Hancock, the transformations are not designed for camouflage and self-defense; rather they are the outgrowth of a […]

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Dave Brubeck: The Top 25 icons in Jazz history

Table of Contents Dave Brubeck: The Top 20 pearls in Jazz history Dave Brubeck’s sheet music download. Dave Brubeck Mix | Ultimate Jazz Playlist Tracklist: Dave Brubeck: The Top 20 pearls in Jazz history Dave Brubeck, byname of David Warren Brubeck, (born December 6, 1920, Concord, California, U.S.—died December 5, 2012, Norwalk, Connecticut), popular American […]

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Charlie Parker: The Top 25 icons in Jazz history

Table of Contents Charlie Parker: The Top 20 pearls in Jazz history Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker For More Information Jazz Sheet Music downlad here. Best of Charlie Parker Charlie Parker: The Top 20 pearls in Jazz history Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker Born: August 29, 1920Kansas City, KansasDied: March 12, […]

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Duke Ellington: The Top 25 icons in Jazz history

Table of Contents Duke Ellington: The Top 20 icons in Jazz history Considered one of the greatest jazz composers of all time, Duke Ellington had an enormous impact on the popular music of the late 20th century. Duke’s Band Working with Billy Strayhorn Duke Ellington – Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue Duke Ellington Interview: What […]

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Miles Davis: The Top 25 icons in Jazz history

Table of Contents Miles Davis: The Top 25 icons in Jazz history Miles Davis Biography (1926–1991) Who Was Miles Davis?  Early Life ‘Birth of the Cool’ ‘Kind of Blue’ Bitches Brew Last years Selected Discography For More Information about Miles Davis Download the best sheet music and Jazz transcriptions. The Best of Miles Davis Tracklist: […]

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Wynton Marsalis: The Top 25 icons in Jazz history

Table of Contents Wynton Marsalis: The Top 20 pearls in Jazz history Wynton Marsalis biography Jazz sheet music transcriptions download here. Wynton Marsalis Greatest hits full album new 2018 Wynton Marsalis & Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra – Jazz San Javier 2011 Wynton Marsalis: The Top 20 pearls in Jazz history Wynton Marsalis biography The […]

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Dizzy Gillespie: Top 25 icons in Jazz history

Dizzy Gillespie: Top 25 icons in Jazz history In the 1940s, the swing era gave way to what was then known as “modern jazz” – the so-called bebop innovations of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. Their faster, higher, more harmonically complex playing, with solos that rode roughshod over the eight or sixteen bar structures of […]

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Charles Mingus: Top 25 icons in Jazz history

Charles Mingus: Top 25 icons in Jazz history Charles Mingus: Biography One of the most important figures in twentieth century American music, Charles Mingus was a virtuoso bass player, accomplished pianist, bandleader and composer. Born on a military base in Nogales, Arizona in 1922 and raised in Watts, California, his earliest musical influences came from […]

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