Author: Jazz On This Day

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Pianist Wynton Kelly, who worked on Miles Davis’ Kind Of Blue, was born #onthisday in 1931. 

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Fearless Frank Foster was recorded for the Prestige label #onthisday in 1965. The album includes performances by Virgil Jones, Al Dailey, Bob Cunningham, and Alan Dawson.

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Sonny Rollins recorded Work Time #onthisday in 1955. The album includes performances by Ray Bryant, George Morrow, and Max Roach.

Memories of Warhol’s Factory “What come…

Memories of Warhol’s Factory

“What comes clear in interviews with more than two dozen former friends and colleagues from the various Factory spaces is that, from the start of a career that ended with his premature death at 58, the rabidly ambitious and deeply needy Warhol marshaled all that was paradoxical in his nature and put it to the service of the sustained piece of performance art that was his public self.” — The New York Times

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Marion Brown recorded Three for Shepp #onthisday in 1967. The album includes performances by Grachan Moncur III, Dave Burrell, Stanley Cowell, Norris Jones, Bobby Capp and Beaver Harris.

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Joe Henderson recorded Inner Urge for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1964. The album includes performances by McCoy Tyner, Bob Cranshaw, and Elvin Jones.

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Lou Donaldson completed recording on The Time Is Right #onthisday in 1959. The album includes performances by Blue Mitchell, Horace Parlan, Laymon Jackson, Dave Bailey, Ray Barretto, Sam Jones and Al Harewood.

Nicholas Roeg, 1928-2018

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“If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying” — Coleman Hawkins, born #onthisday in 1904. 

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The Gil Evans Orchestra began recording Out Of The Cool for Impulse! Records #onthisday in 1960.