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Tag Archives: jazz
Tweet Bitches Brew Number 14 of My 100 Essential Albums Released in 1970 Bitches Brew is a revolutionary album. Davis moved from his previous “cool” and “modal” style into a freer, more rhythmic, improvising style. To be honest I had not listened to much, if any, of Davis’ work before this. I did not […]
Tweet On this day in 2002 the wonderful Peggy Lee died at home after having a heart attack. Born Norma Deloris Egstrom in North Dakota Peggy Lee came from scandinavian stock and was a revered vocalist given her first big break by Benny Goodman, the band leader and jazz clarinetist. Most of us will know […]