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1979 ABBEY LINCOLN INTERVIEW

Gil Noble interviews Abbey Lincoln in 1979. what an amazing woman and artist! she talks about her family, getting started as a singer, her personal philosophies, visiting Africa as a guest of Miriam Makeba and amending her name. she also … Continue reading

27. August 2010 by james
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ABBEY LINCOLN PASSES

FAMED JAZZ SONGSTRESS ABBEY LINCOLN DIES AT HOME AT AGE 80 By Nate Chinen Abbey Lincoln, a singer whose dramatic vocal command and tersely poetic songs made her a singular figure in jazz, died on Saturday in Manhattan. She was … Continue reading

15. August 2010 by james
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MISSING POSTS

  PRACTICE PORTAL is more or less back to normal. i’m still in the process of restoring the MP3 files. that will take some time for editing… in the switch to a new host for this site, several of the … Continue reading

28. December 2009 by james
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ABBEY LINCOLN AND MAL WALDRON- “STRAIGHT AHEAD” LEAD SHEET TRANSCRIPTION

  “Straight Ahead” is the title song from an album by Abbey Lincoln, released in 1961. it features many talents that have been mentioned in previous posts such as: Max Roach, Booker Little, Eric Dolphy, Julian Priester and Art Davis. … Continue reading

26. December 2009 by james
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“BOOKER’S BLUES”- LEAD SHEET TRANSCRIPTION

Booker Little, like Clifford Brown and Fats Navarro, was a young trumpeter who was taken from us before he realized his full potential. but in the time he was here, he left us with several awesome examples of his compositional … Continue reading

26. December 2009 by james
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