Lady Bird

This song has been recorded by everyone, from Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins, Chet Baker, to people I never even heard of. It is quite old. It was written in 1939 by, Tadd Dameron. It is considered a jazz standard. It seems simple, but, when you hear me play it you'll realize it's not so simple … Continue reading Lady Bird

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Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins - The Bridge The Bridge, 1962, was the first release of jazz giant Sonny Rollins following his unexpected early retirement in 1959 and his first recording for Bluebird/RCA Victor. The saxophonist was joined by the musicians with whom he would record for the next segment of his career: Jim Hall on guitar, Bob … Continue reading Sonny Rollins