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Sonny Rollins: In Holland, 1967

[ad_1] In 1967, Sonny Rollins was restless. Everything in the U.S. was changing fast and, as an artist, Sonny was changing, too. Just as he had reached the apex of his playing prowess, jazz seemed to be slipping away as a valued art at home. To find truth, Sonny toured extensively in Europe, particularly Scandinavia […]Read More

Bil Evans : Ronnie Scott’s, 1968

[ad_1] Until recently, 1968 was a fairly fallow one for pianist Bill Evans as far as recordings were concerned. For years, all we had were Bill Evans at the Montreux Jazz Festival (June) and a smattering of Secret Sessions from the Vanguard (February, August and December). Though his solo album Alone was recorded in September […]Read More