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Steve Turre

May 21, 2010 Leave a comment

I love the Trombone in Jazz, the sound attracts my ear and it sounds delightful!! I have collected all the Greats, J.J.Johnson, Bob Brookmeyer, Slide Hampton, Frank Rosolino, Curtis Fuller, Bennie Green, Kai Winding, Urbie Green, Conrad Herwig to name a few. I recently heard Steve Turre on Bob Parlocha’s Jazz Radio show and he was great!! Check out this nice video which highlights his talent and his latest album.

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Urbie Green

May 12, 2010 Leave a comment

Urban Clifford “Urbie” Green was born on August 8, 1926, a professional jazz trombonist who toured with Woody Herman, Gene Krupa, Jan Savitt, and Frankie Carle. Urbie is one of my favorite trombonist and I have quite a few as for some reason I’m drawn to the sound of this instrument. Mr. Green has a soft and pleasing melodic tone. Here are a few samplings of his style and sound. Discover and enjoy!!

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Henry Mancini Tribute

May 11, 2010 Leave a comment

I grew up listening to all his great music, for me it was one of my first introductions to jazz, and at the time I fell in love and you know 40 years later it’s still incredible!!

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