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As I was laying down tile this morning in my bathroom, I was listening to Desmond and then Getz play their Various albums/Cd's and got to wishing for....(something like) "Getz meets Desmond in Stereo" ....oh...say about 1965.There are many more "Pairs" but what would YOU like to have seen recorded ??....either Then or Now...
 

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Michael Brecker goes back in time and plays with John Coltrane.
 

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Eric Alexander, Chris Potter and Michael Brecker: Three Tenors

Sonny Stitt and Charlie Parker: Bebop & Beyond

Cannonball, Vincent Herring and Wes Andersen: Alto Madness

Dave Liebman and John Coltrane: The Soprano Lydian Concept

Dexter Gordon and Lester Young: How To Romance the Ladies

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This is a dream octet, playing some slower tempo numbers.... never breaking into a sweat, but.............

Art Pepper on Alto
Stan Getz on Tenor
Bob Brookmeyer on Valve Trombone
Gerry Mulligan on Bari
Bill Evans on Piano
Jim Hall on Guitar
Curtis Counce on bass
Shelley Manne on Drums

That would have been some session...........
 

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crazydaisydoo said:
This is a dream octet, playing some slower tempo numbers.... never breaking into a sweat, but.............

Art Pepper on Alto
Stan Getz on Tenor
Bob Brookmeyer on Valve Trombone
Gerry Mulligan on Bari
Bill Evans on Piano
Jim Hall on Guitar
Curtis Counce on bass
Shelley Manne on Drums

That would have been some session...........
Now that sounds like something that coulda, shoulda happened back in the Verve years of the early 60's. There's a Columbia Record Club Album I would not have sent back!
 

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Charlie Parker walks on at a Kenny G concert.

I really would like to be there if it could happen.
 

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Carl H. said:
Charlie Parker walks on at a Kenny G concert.

I really would like to be there if it could happen.

Yep. Kenny calls Songbird if F and Bird plays Honeysuckle rose.:D


Serioiusly though, I would like to be there too.
 

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Carl H. said:
Charlie Parker walks on at a Kenny G concert.

I really would like to be there if it could happen.
Actually, I've often wondered as to what Charlie Parker would say if he ran into someone like Brecker or Berg.
 

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Actually, I've often wondered as to what Charlie Parker would say if he ran into someone like Brecker or Berg.
How about "Get in line!" Listen to some of the amazing live stuff that Bird was doing back in the day like Bird at St. Nicks. Sounds like it was recorded on a soggy popsicle stick but it's amazing anyway.
 

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Cannonball battles Phil Woods

Bird takes on Stitt

Gene Ammons duels with Lockjaw

Desmond meets Art Pepper

Ben Webster and Getz play ballads

Dexter and Sonny Rollins tenor battle
 

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Since I'm new here... has there been a thread on how Parker's music would have progressed if he lived to be 50 or 60 years old? Would he have stayed a pure bebop player, or would he have embraced modal jazz, free jazz or funk? Perhaps he would have gone the route of Sonny Stitt, or perhaps he would have innovated.

Makes you go hmm...
 

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cann0nba11 said:
Since I'm new here... has there been a thread on how Parker's music would have progressed if he lived to be 50 or 60 years old? Would he have stayed a pure bebop player, or would he have embraced modal jazz, free jazz or funk? Perhaps he would have gone the route of Sonny Stitt, or perhaps he would have innovated.

Makes you go hmm...
Even if there has been, go ahead and start another - the worst that can happen is that some guy with a lot of posts named Gary will tell you to search the archives. ;)
 

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cann0nba11 said:
Eric Alexander, Chris Potter and Michael Brecker: Three Tenors

Sonny Stitt and Charlie Parker: Bebop & Beyond

Cannonball, Vincent Herring and Wes Andersen: Alto Madness

Dave Liebman and John Coltrane: The Soprano Lydian Concept

Dexter Gordon and Lester Young: How To Romance the Ladies

:)
I've thought about the Stitt/Parker matchup.

Maybe Alexander, Potter, and Redman in a rematch of the 1991 Thelonious Monk Competition finalists.

What about in addition to Cannon, Herring, and Warmdaddy we throw in Jesse Davis too?
 

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Okay, here are two events that *actually happened*, that I wish had been recorded:

Live at the Audubon Ballroom, 1950: The Miles Davis Sextet with John Coltrane AND Sonny Rollins. 1950! What did these guys sound like then?! And together to boot!

And oh yeah, the Carnegie Hall thing is **great**, but here's the one *I* want:

A 15-CD boxed set, The Complete Live Five Spot Recordings of the Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane, recorded in high fidelity at the Five Spot by Rudy Van Gelder....
 

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A dream team...

Clifford Brown
Dexter Gordon
Phil Woods
J J Johnson
Gerry Mulligan
Milt Jackson
Oscar Peterson
Nils Pederson
Buddy Rich

with a book of charts by Bill Holman, Marty Paitch, Shorty Rogers, etc.

Now, for a trad dream team, when these guys were young...

Bix Beiderbecke
Sidney Bechet
Jack Teagarden
James P Johnson
Gene Krupa
Milt Hinton

Some day when they get the Holodeck working, think of the bands and the baseball teams we can have. Ali vs Marciano, too.
 
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