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Jazz encompasses such a wide pallet of sounds, textures, and moods that at times may seem to defy definition or simple categorization. However, ask any jazz aficionado whether a given track is cookin', and their response would likely be, "just check out what your ears are telling you." Performances can be up tempo or down right slovenly, but you'll know in a moment whether or not it's cookin'. In this hour, we will explore some tracks that IMHO are cookin'.
|What a Little Moonlight Can Do
|Yesterday I Had the Blues:
the Music of Billie Holiday
|Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. 1
|Shelly Manne & His Men
|Slow & Easy
|Shelly Manne & His Men Play Peter Gunn
|Let's Get To the Nitty Gritty
|Finger Poppin' -
Celebrating the Music of Horace Silver
|Walking in Space
|The Modern Jazz Quartet
Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival '82
|Swingin' at the Gate