Tag Archives: Jazz

Human Nature

I know it’s a bit of a departure from our usual remit at TBTP, but I was excited to read about the upcoming release of a new recording from the late great Miles Davis. Just a few months before his … Continue reading

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Freedom Suite

This striking performance (below)of North Carolina-born drummer Max Roach’s “Freedom Now Suite,” a medley of “Tears for Johannesburg” and the triptych “PRAYER / PROTEST / PEACE,” was recorded by a television station in 1964—the same year the Civil Rights Act … Continue reading

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Django’s Paris Still Swings

“While this romantic picture of Paris is still part of the street and metro life on both banks of the river Seine, the City of Lights also attracts young musicians from all over the world. Many young artists spend their … Continue reading

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