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Going next month to this gig:https://www.americantowns.com/event/larry-willis-and-the-heavy-blue-band-2017-10-20-new-york-ny.htmlLarry Willis is a superb pianist, acoustic or electric, and a devotee of Herbie Hancock. Willis played with some of th... 
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Thanks frogman for those links. Man that cat could play a sax!I don’t have a vinyl collection but if I was into vinyl I would shell out the money and buy that. Well worth it. I guess they never pressed a CD of it.Stan Getz wrote about Park:   "Joh... 
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I have not seen anyone post the great Chris Potter playing on this thread since I started participating so I though I would throw this spectacular live clip out there. Dave Holland doing his thing behind Chris never stops smiling!https://www.youtu... 
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I had no luck finding that 1 album nsp mentioned that John Park put out.Any recommended recording sessions that he played on will be greatly appreciated.   
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pryso," But I would never pretend to proclaim any one album as the best in creation."I agree with you 100%. I detest debates over who was the best at this or that instrument, or the best album. If it is "YOUR" favorite that is all that counts. Jaz... 
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Happy Labor Day!I agree with everyone about John Park. Simply amazing talent!Thanks nsp for those links. I’m going to try and hunt down that one recording you say he did!frogman that Cosby link was hilarious. I was having a few drams of bourbon la... 
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Art Pepper live at the Village Vanguard with Elvin Jones, George Cables, and George Mraz....If you can’t play this tune, the bible of jazz, and play the crap out of it....don’t play!....**Cherokee**Its all good!! 
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nsp, Just finished listening to the whole of disc 2Cabu and  Gem From Tiffany sound just as good as disc one. Blue Daniel, Whisper Not and the others sound as good as disc 1.I'm sorry do not have vinyl to compare with you but I love the recordings... 
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acman3,I thank YOU for that Basie clip, sorry I got that wrong! 
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nsp,Thanks for correcting that. Lou was great to see live. As you know he was at first a big disciple of Charlie Parker as were a lot of sax players. In the 60’s Lou started to get into a blues- soul/gospel funky type jazz and his stuck with that ... 
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pryso,You had me listening to my Monk discs all last night!I ordered the Live at Town Hall, Big Band and Quartet in Concert, and All Monk: The Riverside Albums (16 disc box set)!! 
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nsp, I really dig that Basie clip!...sax player was gettin' it! 
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pryso,"pjw, more Monk arranged by Overton?  Hope you have this one then"No I have 15 Monk discs all with quartets or quintets and 5 live small group sessions as well.I added those Monk big band sessions to my bucket list of discs to buy. 
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frogman, "enjoyed the story re Lou Donalson. And like his playing a lot. Nice clip with the little talked about Tommy Turrentine, brother of Stanley. I like the other alto player you met that night also"Thanks, unfortunately I think Lou’s age fina... 
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pryso, I liked the Monk piece a lot. I own a lot of Monk recordings but not that one. One of the commenters below the video is a musician and gave a link to a piece he wrote. I think its really a nice piece of work. Here is the comment and link:Th...