Friday, September 7, 2012

Remembering … Oscar, Ray and Ed

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Isn’t it great to be a Jazz fan?

It’s like being a member of an exclusive club – with apologies to Groucho Marx – one that you want to be a member of [and to my high school English teacher for ending a sentence with a preposition].

Here are three reasons why those of us to whom the music speaks are so fortunate.

Pianist Oscar Peterson, Bassist Ray Brown and Drummer Ed Thigpen – My Heart Stood Still

Pianist Benny Green, Ray Brown and Drummer Jeff Hamilton - Remember

Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen – Daahoud