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Playlist: It’s Cool to Be Prez

Writing at AllMusic, Scott Yanow -- a friend of The Daily Music Break -- summed up the importance and approach of Lester Young: Lester Young was one of the true jazz giants, a tenor saxophonist who came up...

Happy Birthday, Clifford, Horace and Hugo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nP1kScgRBiw Three notable birthdays today: Hugo Montenegro, Horace Silver and Clifford Jordan. There is relatively little video of tenor sax player Clifford Jordan (born...
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Nelson Riddle and Building Bridges

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CiizL8Vfu8 Music is full of funny connections, especially when viewed decades later. It's strange to think that that only 25 years elapsed between the end of World War II...