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April 2011 Blog Posts (12)

ESB Jazz Radio Top 50 Most Played Artists (Last 3 Months)

ESB Jazz Radio Top 50 Most Played Artists (Last 3 Months)

 

1.Herbie Hancock

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ESB Jazz Radio Top 50 Album Chart (Last 3 Months)

ESB Jazz Radio most played albums in the last 3 months:

Genius Loves Company - Ray Charles

1.Genius Loves CompanyRay Charles

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Max Roach

Max Roach

Maxwell Lemuel Roach was born on January 10, 1924 in the Township of Newland, North Carolina and moved to Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn when he was four years old. Roach’s mother was a gospel singer and passed her love of music to Max as he began playing bugle at a young age and was playing drums with gospel groups by the time he…

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Lester Young

Lester Young

Lester Young was born on August 27, 1909 in Woodville, Mississippi, and spent formative years in Algiers, Lousiana small city right across the Mississippi from New Orleans. 



Lester Young, the Grandfather of Cool - On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of his birth August 27, 2009



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McCoy Tyner

McCoy Tyner

Alfred McCoy Tyner was born on December 11, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pa. Both his parents were lovers of music and encouraged McCoy to be one too. Tyner’s mother pushed him to study piano formally and he did so at age thirteen. By the time McCoy was fifteen years old, music had become the center of his life. Tyner’s early…

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Gerry Mulligan

Gerry Mulligan

Gerald Joseph Mulligan was born on April 6, 1927 and grew up in several states on the East Coast and Midwest as his father’s career as an engineer required the family to move often. Gerry began studying music at the age of seven with piano and shortly after clarinet. When Mulligan was fourteen and then living in…

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Eric Dolphy

Eric Dolphy

Eric Allen Dolphy, Jr. was born on June 20, 1928 in Los Angeles, California. Eric began playing music on harmonica in elementary school before exploring other instruments. Dolphy also sang in the choir at his local church as a child led by Reverend Dr. Hampton B Hawes, the father of Eric’s childhood friend and later…

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Don Cherry

Don Cherry

Donald Eugene Cherry was born on November 18, 1936 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and raised in Los Angeles, California. Don’s grandmother player piano for silent movies and his mother played piano at home. Cherry’s father owned a music venue in Oklahoma and then worked as a bartender at bebop hangout called Plantation Club on Los…

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Cannonball Adderley

Cannonball Adderley

Julian ‘Cannonball’ Adderley was born on September 15, 1928 in Tampa, Fl. He was fortunate to grow up in a musical family along with his little brother Nat, a jazz trumpeter, ho he played with throughout his life. He was given his nickname Cannonball in high school, for his well known appetite. Cannonball…

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Ahmad Jamal

Ahmad Jamal

Mr. Jamal's 'About My Life' story in his own words:

At three years of age, my wonderful Uncle Lawrence stopped me while I was walking past the piano in my parents' living room. He was playing the piano and challenged me to duplicate what he was doing. Although I had never touched this or any piano, I sat down and…

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus, Jr. was born on April 22, 1922 in Nogales, Arizona on a military base and raised in Watts, California. Charles first became interested and exposed to music through the church and when he was eight he…

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Jazz News

Album Review
Artist: Patrick Bradley

Title Of Album: Under The Sun

Release Date: April, 2011

Label: Bradley Music

Genre: Smooth Jazz / Fusion…
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#7: Spring Carousel

Spring Carousel
Spring Carousel
~ George Winston (Artist)
Release Date: March 31, 2017

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#1: Turn Up The Quiet

Turn Up
Turn Up The Quiet
~ Diana Krall (Artist)
Release Date: May 5, 2017

Buy new: $11.86

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#2: The Order Of Time

The Order
The Order Of Time
~ Valerie June
4.6 out of 5 stars (12)
Release Date: March 10, 2017

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#9: Got Soul

Got Soul
Got Soul
~ Robert Randolph & The Family Band (Artist)
3.5 out of 5 stars (5)
Release Date: February 17, 2017

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#3: The Music of John Lewis

The Music
The Music of John Lewis
~ Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Jon Batiste (Artist)
4.0 out of 5 stars (1)
Release Date: March 24, 2017

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