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Jun 27, 2014 | National Public Radio

Bruce Hornsby On Piano Jazz

Pianist and singer-songwriter Bruce Hornsby spent quite a few years playing in bars and writing songs - many of them with his brother, John Hornsby.

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Related Topix: Keith Jarrett, Jazz

Jun 27, 2014 | All About Jazz

Read "The Amazing Bud Powell, Volumes 1 and 2 - " Blue Note 1503 and 1504"

Also like Bird and Diz, Powell sometimes fell in love with his own speed, so some recordings became exercises in ridiculously frantic keyboard runs because... well, he could.

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Related Topix: Blue Note, Jazz, quirky

Fri Jun 20, 2014

All About Jazz

The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History, and the Challenge of Bebop

The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History, and the Challenge of Bebop Kindle Edition Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. 257 Pages ASIN: # B00CDTSS78 University of California Press 2013 All of the sudden, we have competing biographies of modern jazz pianist .

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Related Topix: Jazz, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, African-American

Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Ashland Daily Tidings

A Tribute to Bebop Artists

Contemporary jazz pianist Thor Polson, drummer Theresa McCoy and bass player Dave Miller will perform a tribute to bebop pianists Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Lennie Tristano and others at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at Grace Lutheran Church, 660 Frances Lane.

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Related Topix: Thelonious Monk, Jazz, Lennie Tristano

Sat May 31, 2014

Free Republic

Take 75: Great Solos In Blue Note Records History

Blue Note Records has been many things over the course of its 75 years: a label responsible for blinding jazz innovations, a home for the titans of hard bop and soul jazz, a place for smart, sly, jazz-inflected pop creations.

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Related Topix: Blue Note Records, Jazz, Meade Lux Lewis, New York, Thelonious Monk

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