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I saw (or rather heard) Frank Morgan a couple of years ago when he played a gig in a local church. Unfortunately the seating was awful; we were stuck in a room adjacent to the sanctuary and you could barely see the top of his head around the corner. He played some beautiful stuff, though; I second your recommendation.
 

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One of the best Bird clones, ever!
I wouldn't say Frank Morgan is a Bird clone. Certainly at one time, like most other alto players, he used a lot of Bird licks, but his style these days has deviated from Bird. Much mellower and more introspective. He's a great player.
 

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his "Someday my prince will come" is getting a lot of airplay on "the jazz" in the UK just now. I downloaded from iTunes - Nice!
 

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"I believe it is possible, and even recommended, to play the blues on everything."

Frank Morgan

The quote above is the epigraph to the Peter Straub novel "Koko". I'd love to
find the context (interview or whatever) from which this quote was taken.
Anyone know? Is it even authentic?

I think I'll add the "Love Story" theme to the list of tunes I work on. The critics
busted on Frank for doing that one, but he recorded it a few times anyhow, and
I always found his versions quite moving, and filled with blues feeling.
 
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