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10 hours ago, GorboGorboze said:

I've been listening to lot of jazz recently, Ella Fitzgerald is my favorite, and I have been learning Autumn Leaves and Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You on the bass. I also listen to lots of old soul.

Autumn Leaves is a good song. I'll check out Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You when I get a chance. 

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3 hours ago, Parker said:

I like early hot jazz and fusion jazz, especially the song "right off" by Miles Davis. Smooth jazz is some of the worst music I've ever heard. 

To me, Smooth Jazz doesn't sound like jazz. It sounds more like funk. Miles Davis was a great trumpet player. I listen to the Kind of Blue album sometimes. It's very relaxing. Right Off is one of the first jazz songs I've ever heard with a wah-wah effect.

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2 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

I have Miles Davis "Kind Of Blue", Thelonious Monk "Monk's Dream" and Ornette Coleman "The Shape Of Jazz To Come".  I flirt around with bits of the genre now and again but never really have managed to get to the level of exploration level I would like to.

Monk's Dream is a good album. I like the piano intros on Monk's Dream and Bright Mississippi. I also like the tenor sax intro on See-Ya.

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On 4/9/2017 at 6:25 PM, Amebix said:

I've been getting really into bebop. Some favorites:

Charles Mingus - Let My Children Hear Music, Blues & Roots

Wayne Shorter - Juju, Speak No Evil

Pete La Roca - Basra

Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder

Art Blakey - Moanin'

 

 

I haven’t gotten around to listening to the other bebop albums yet, but Blues & Roots is a great album. It’s something how Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting sounded so wild and upbeat. I guess everyone at the meeting got off track and started telling funny stories or something.

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