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Bill Barber Rocks

Postby dmmorris » Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:06 am

Rainy Sunday morning in Philly, I'm spinning old Miles & Gil albums.....

If you are not familiar, pull-down,....or better yet, actually purchase, the Porgy & Bess album. Great tuba playing. I have a recording of the master tapes of Buzzard Song, golly what a nice tuba line & solo. There's been discussion around Miles Davis' use of tuba in his bands here in the past, but I thought it was worth another call out,....particularly for Buzzard Song, in case some folks might wanna be exposed. The orchestration on those old Columbia Records recordings of Miles Davis & Gil Evans are just glorious.
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Re: Bill Barber Rocks

Postby Ken Kugler » Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:16 am

Another great Bill Barber moment from Gil Evans. "Struttin' With Some Barbecue" He plays the first head.

https://youtu.be/fG8tgzKoYwI
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Re: Bill Barber Rocks

Postby jhickmott » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:27 pm

bump. billy the legend.

https://youtu.be/OzN275in8-M
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Re: Bill Barber Rocks

Postby dmmorris » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:18 pm

^ Lovely!! thanks for that one.
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