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Jackie McLean’s Jackknife was recorded #onthisday in 1965…

Jackie McLean’s Jackknife was recorded #onthisday in 1965 (pictured is the 2002 reissue)

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Alto saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded Destination…Out!…

Alto saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded Destination…Out! #onthisday in 1963.

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Introducing The 3 Sounds was recorded for Blue Note Records…

Introducing The 3 Sounds was recorded for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1958.

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Horace Silver finished recording Blowin’ the Blues Away for Blue…

Horace Silver finished recording Blowin’ the Blues Away for Blue Note Records on this day in 1959.

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Herbie Hancock recorded Inventions & Dimensions for Blue…

Herbie Hancock recorded Inventions & Dimensions for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1963.

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“To me, the excitement of not knowing exactly what kind of…

“To me, the excitement of not knowing exactly what kind of interplay there will be, what direction it will go, when or how it will end – these are special joys associated with free improvisation.” 

— John Corbett discusses his new book, A Listener’s Guide to Free Improvisation

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McCoy Tyner recorded Today and Tomorrow #onthisday in 1963.

McCoy Tyner recorded Today and Tomorrow #onthisday in 1963.

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Jackie McLean recorded Capuchin Swing #onthisday in 1960.

Jackie McLean recorded Capuchin Swing #onthisday in 1960.

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Graffiti I made the other day

Graffiti I made the other day

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Johnny Griffin recorded A Blowin’ Session #onthisday in 1957.

Johnny Griffin recorded A Blowin’ Session #onthisday in 1957.

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