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Tag Archives: Hard Bop

Lee Morgan – The Gigolo


★★★☆☆ = Good! What’s it sound like? Swinging Bop Thoughts An all around solid bop outing: ‘Yes I can, no you can’t’ starts things off strong with a number of melodic lines and quick tasteful solos from the band. ‘Trapped’ features a nice dueling solo between Lee and the sax player. The self titled track […]

Miles Davis,John Coltrane – The Final Tour (The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6)


★★★★★ = Classic, essential listening What’s it sound like? Dude… it’s miles and trane Thoughts An excellent collection of live jazz. It’s dense for a straight-through listening session but for an abridged selection I’d probably pick a start with the Copenhagen tracks where things are a bit more melodic and playful then get into the […]