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  1. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    First off I want to thank Peter (mrpeebee) for reaching out to me to host this month. I will try to be very active in commenting and submitting my own recordings in order to keep it a lively thread. This month’s tune is “I’ve Never Been in Love Before” which is a beautiful composition...
  2. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    A big thank you to Nick (B Flat) for asking me to host this month. I really appreciate every time I get to do this! I hope you all had a great 2016- I know it wasn’t the best for a lot of people, but we have an incoming new year so let’s get to it! The TOTM for January 2017 is “Strasbourg St...
  3. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    First off I want to thank Phil (Phil1) for selecting me to host this month. I will try to be very active in commenting and submitting my own recordings in order to keep it a lively thread. There have been some issues with threads not being very active and people not posting (for various...
  4. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Besides the main SOTW TOTM (Tune Of The Month) threads (check >this< index) we also have a Beginners&Intermediates TOTM running on SOTW since about January 2010. Each month an active B&I thread member calls a new tune to work on. SOTW members can post their attempts and results as soundclip or...
  5. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    A big thank you to Mascio for asking me to pick this month’s tune. I am very honored to have this opportunity, and I hope you all have fun with this and enjoy this tune as much as I do! I believe this is one standard every jazz musician should know, as it’s not only a wonderful song, but also...
  6. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Hi All, Davey (Borganiboy) has passed the torch on to me for this months tune of the month. I thought I would take the tempo down a bit and choose a ballad. One of my favourites is Billy Strayhorns 'Chelsea Bridge'. Playing the melody always give me a good workout on tone. Below is a link to...
  7. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Hi everybody, I'm honored to pick this months TOTM as the torch as passed on from fsaxwas9 to me. the track of this month is Moanin by Bobby Timmons recorded by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKXsnDvILmI its found in real book 2 (page 240) and several other...
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    Hey Guys! I was lucky enough to be able to pick the tune of the month for January, and I've decided to go with Chick Corea's "500 Miles High". I'm fairly new to this TOTM thing, so please let me know if this has already been chosen in the past (couldn't find it in the search, so I'm guessing...
  9. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Rolltrane has very generously given me the opportunity to pick this December's Tune of the Month. Since it's already past midnight Dec. 1 at the longitude of Finland, Egypt and South Africa, and points east, I think it's time to get started. I've chosen Harold Arlen (music) and Johnny Mercer...
  10. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Hey guys, Littlewailer has kindly passed down the TOTM torch to me! This month I picked a tune that probably isn't as well known as Stella, but is a great tune nonetheless, You Say You Care. Here's Coltrane's version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxLbq7wkKWI I like this tune, it's has a...
  11. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Dear all, Besides the main SOTW TOTM (Tune Of The Month) threads we also have a Beginners&Intermediates TOTM running on SOTW since about January 2010 (check >this< index). Each month an active TOTM thread member calls a new tune to work on. All SOTW members can post their attempts and results...
  12. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Dear all, Shawn gave me the opportunity to choose this month TOTM. I wanted an easy to play groovy tune and have choosen this composition of the great Jerome Richardson (see also this article by Tim Price for more information on Jerome Richardson): (The) Groove Merchant The theme has an A...
  13. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    I thought this Joe Henderson Tune "Serenity" would be a nice one to check out for February. Here's 2 versions of Joe playing the tune. "In and Out" 1964 Kenny Dorham, trumpet; McCoy Tyner, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums...
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    New month, fresh start! So the thread lasts the full month, and the mods aren't burdened with clean-up duties, let's keep it all about the music on this thread folks! I forget who called it, but we've established that the August TOTM will be "Very Early" by Bill Evans.... a tricky one to be...
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