Monthly Archives: August 2009

Notes on Jazz

Not being a composer, I used to wonder what it took to inspire someone to dig deep inside and come up with a special piece of music. I guess that it probably wasn’t the way it was portrayed in Hollywood … Continue reading

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I am an L.A. Native. Gee!

Since I have been in the middle of much of the L.A. music-jazz scene for almost 40 years, I thought it might be fun to blog about the people I know, things that I see and the music that surrounds … Continue reading

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The Magruder Monktet

Originally founded by arranger/composer/saxophonist John Magruder in the early eighties, and reenergized by his wife and collaborator Joy Magruder, the Monktet plays the music of Thelonius Monk, as arranged by John Magruder and others, as well as Magruder’s original compositions. … Continue reading

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Hello world!

This is my first posting. I love Jazz! I love Musicians! I’ll tell you more later….. Joy Share on Facebook

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