David Amram’s  Jazz BIO 2018

David Amram’s  Jazz BIO 2018 Ever since meeting, jamming with and being mentored by Dizzy Gillespie in 1951 and Charlie Parker in 1952,.David Amram has continued over the past 66 years as one of the first  pioneers, along with Julius Watkins, to include  the French horn as an improvising voice in jazz.  He has also pioneered the use…

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QUINCY JONES AT 85….

QUINCY JONES, the mastermind behind some of the 20th and 21st century’s greatest hits turned 85 this year And to celebrate his life and legacy, Moochin’ About has collected and remastered 12 of his classic early albums available to download… This collection features…. Jazz Abroad This Is How I Feel About Jazz Go West, Man!…

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David amram collection Reviewed by Jack Kenny…

DAVID AMRAM – David Amram’s Classic American Film Scores 1956-2016 Moochin’ About MOOCHIN 09 This is a five CD collection box from the multi-instrumentalist, composer and author David Amram which brings together tracks from seven of his film scores and two Broadway plays covering sixty years. The accompanying hundred-page booklet has been written by Amram and…

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SIDNEY BECHET 4 STAR MOJO REVIEW….

MOJO April 2015 features a fantastic 4 star review for the latest Moochin’ About release, Sidney Bechet ~ French Moves…! Mid ~ 40’s Gallic film scores from the wayward New Orleans sax/clarinet man with a distinctive vocal timbre, the sound of Woody Allens Midnight in Paris, hovering in a hazy golden blur between romantic glissade…

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Moochin’ About is pleased to announce an up and coming release on its Jazz ICON series… dedicated to Polish Jazz composer Krzysztof Komeda…

Komeda (born Krzysztof Trzciński 27 April 1931 in Poznań – 23 April 1969 in Warsaw) was a Polish film music composer and jazz pianist. Perhaps best known for his work in film scores, Komeda wrote the scores for Roman Polanski’s films Rosemary’s Baby, The Fearless Vampire Killers, Knife in the Water and Cul-de-sac. Komeda’s album…

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