Gary Burton- Vibraphone Solo: O Grande Amour

I’ve not heard much solo Vibes music, this is gorgeous!

fashionablecrocs:

so lately ive been really obsessed with political cartoons for some reason

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IT IS AMAZING HOW SOMETHING SO SIMPLE CAN HOLD SO MUCH MEANING AND TRUTH

These are fantastic. The fact that they’re comical shows how ridiculous some of these issues are.

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mfs:

John Coltrane. (Giant Steps - Listen here)

Photo Credit: Chuck Stewart

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themaninthegreenshirt:

everybody digs Bill Evans. Bill Evans trio 1959
themaninthegreenshirt:

everybody digs Bill Evans. Bill Evans trio 1959

Musician drinking game

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thezenithofsarcasm:

Take a shot every time:

  • you mess up
  • you hate yourself

#alcohol poisoning

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marieannelise:

When there’s too much shit you need to get done at once

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mindofjazz:

musician-photos:

i12bent:

Extraordinary Danish jazz bassist, Niels Henning Ørsted Pedersen, affectionately known as NHØP, was born May 27, 1946 (d. 2005, sudden heart failure). NHØP played with everyone who came through Europe, including Ben Webster, Bill Evans, Brew Moore, Bud Powell, Count Basie, Roy Eldridge, Dexter Gordon, Dizzy Gillespie, Jackie McLean, Roland Kirk, Sonny Rollins, and vocalist Ella Fitzgerald. In addition he toured for many years with Oscar Peterson’s trio, and during visits to the United States, he also contributed to avant-garde recordings with Anthony Braxton, Albert Ayler, and Archie Shepp…

Photo of NHØP by Siegfried Loch, 1964

The best of the best

Chris Potter - All The Things You Are

Anyone who hasn’t heard this needs to.