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thegestianpoet:

Art Blakey, October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990

Listen to all of Moanin’ here.

thegestianpoet:

Art Blakey, October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990

Listen to all of Moanin’ here.

artieshaw:




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artieshaw:

"I Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None O’ This Jelly Roll" — Mamie Smith

jazzicated:

mosaicrecords:

20 Albums to Begin Your Jazz Journey
This blog tackles the thankless task “20 albums to begin a journey into jazz”. We could all quibble about a few inclusions and a few omissions. But skating through this list, I am remined just how many exquisite and defining albums were issued in the ‘50s and ‘60s. What an era!
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perfect for people who want to get to know the genre better!

jazzicated:

mosaicrecords:

20 Albums to Begin Your Jazz Journey

This blog tackles the thankless task “20 albums to begin a journey into jazz”. We could all quibble about a few inclusions and a few omissions. But skating through this list, I am remined just how many exquisite and defining albums were issued in the ‘50s and ‘60s. What an era!

-Michael Cuscuna
Read the List…

Follow: Mosaic Records Facebook Tumblr Twitter

perfect for people who want to get to know the genre better!

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buttondownmoda:

Mississippi John Hurt

buttondownmoda:

Mississippi John Hurt

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swinginforbreakfast:




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swinginforbreakfast:

"The Skeleton in the Closet" by Louis Armstrong with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra.

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classicladiesofcolor:

Jazz singer Betty Carter

classicladiesofcolor:

Jazz singer Betty Carter

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Lester Young — Ghost Of A Chance (live, 1951)



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Lester Young — Ghost Of A Chance (live, 1951)

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alivesoul:




 Whisper Not - Lee Morgan


 Album - Lee Morgan Sextet



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 Whisper Not - Lee Morgan


 Album - Lee Morgan Sextet



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alivesoul:

Whisper Not - Lee Morgan

Album - Lee Morgan Sextet

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I looked at the sun, baby, it was gettin’ low I looked at my baby, she was standin’ in her door You remember the day you drove me from your door? If I hadn’a loved you, I wouldn’a come here no more I’m gonna hitch up my buggy, I’m gonna saddle up my black mare I’m gonna find my companion anywhere, anywhere, anywhere



 (Source: jindywahr, via deforest)I looked at the sun, baby, it was gettin’ low I looked at my baby, she was standin’ in her door You remember the day you drove me from your door? If I hadn’a loved you, I wouldn’a come here no more I’m gonna hitch up my buggy, I’m gonna saddle up my black mare I’m gonna find my companion anywhere, anywhere, anywhere



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I looked at the sun, baby, it was gettin’ low
I looked at my baby, she was standin’ in her door

You remember the day you drove me from your door?
If I hadn’a loved you, I wouldn’a come here no more

I’m gonna hitch up my buggy, I’m gonna saddle up my black mare
I’m gonna find my companion anywhere, anywhere, anywhere

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