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Sidney Bechet - Blues in Paris

Sidney Bechet with André Réwéliotty and his orchestra playing "Rose de Picardie" by Hayden Wood, from the album "Mack The Knife", recorded in the

Dick Hyman

Pianist Dick Hyman is as precise with his words as he is with his notes. During our conversation, Dick often stopped mid-sentence momentarily when answering a question, as if rolling his choice of words around in his palm before selecting.

Sax quartet (possibly 1920's) with bari, tenor, C-melody(!), and alto (I want to try a C-melody!)

Sax quartet (possibly with bari, tenor, C-melody(!), and alto (I want to try a C-melody!

Sidney Bechet (May 14, 1897 – May 14, 1959) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. He was one of the first important soloists in jazz (beating cornetist and trumpeter Louis Armstrong to the recording studio by several months and later playing duets with Armstrong), and was perhaps the first notable jazz saxophonist.

Sidney Bechet (May 14, 1897 – May 14, 1959) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. He was one of the first important soloists in jazz (beating cornetist and trumpeter Louis Armstrong to the recording studio by several months and later playing duets with Armstrong), and was perhaps the first notable jazz saxophonist.

Sidney Bechet, Clarinetist and soprano saxophonist and pioneer of New Orleans jazz was born on this day in 1897. Along with Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton and Joe 'King' Oliver, began his career in the red light district of Storyville in New Orleans. Trhoughout his career, he played with all of the great players including Duke Ellington. Later in life he settled in France until his death on his birthday in 1959 at the age of 62. http://neworleansradio.com/today-in-music-history/

Sidney Bechet was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. He was one of the first important soloists in jazz and was perhaps the first notable jazz saxophonist.

Sonny Rollins and Thelonius Monk

Uncredited Photographer Sonny Rollins (Sax) and Thelonious Monk (Piano), the Five Spot Cafe, New York City 1957

Earl Hines on Piano, Count Basie

Earl Hines on Piano, Count Basie 45

Earl Hines on Piano, Count Basie 45 via Feldman Feldman Davis

September 14, 2015 by JACOB GANZ As a songwriter in Nashville, Chris Stapleton has written hits for Kenny Chesney, George Strait and Darius Rucker. As a sing...

Chris Stapleton with his wife Morgane, the country singer-songwriter sings patient, detailed songs of devotion to love, Los Angeles and liquor.

Sidney Bechet with André Réwéliotty and his orchestra playing "Stormy Weather" by Arlen/Koehler from the album "Dansons Samedi Soir", recorded 1956

Arthur Jacob Arshawsky (May 23, 1910 – December 30, 2004), better known as Artie Shaw, was an American jazz clarinetist, composer, and bandleader.

Artie Shaw

Arthur Jacob Arshawsky (May 1910 – December better known as Artie Shaw, was an American jazz clarinetist, composer, and bandleader.

Sidney Bechet

Treat It Gentle: An Autobiography

John Coltrane - Locomotion.  Awesome solo by Lee Morgan, who wasn't even 20!!

Lazy Bird Album: Blue Train Written by: John Coltrane Personnel: John Coltrane tenor saxophone Paul Chambers — double bass Kenny Drew — piano Curtis F.

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