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Groups: An Ear for Music, Protest Music

Diaries published: 58 (127 days since last diary on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 06:55 PM PST)

Comments posted: 678 (16 days since last comment on Sun May 17, 2015 at 08:31 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1457

Total Comment Ratings: 364

Most Recommended Diary: Jazz: Bill Evans and Race, 88 comments, 70 recommends

People Following Evolution: 70

Evolution's Most Recent Diaries:

Bitches Brew is a Miles Davis album released in April of 1970. It won the Grammy for Best Large jazz Ensemble in 1971. It appear on numerous “Best of Lists” in many genres. It was a ground ...
by Evolution
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 06:55 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Roy Eldridge is an important historical figure in Jazz. A trumpeter, Roy was known for his high notes on the horn and was a direct influence on Dizzy Gillespie. But Roy is more than high notes. A pre-
by Evolution
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 07:03 PM PST with 8 Recommends
In his last years, John Coltrane made some rather intense music. It’s not “toe tapping” or “finger popping.” It is rather dissonant and angular. Some folks really dislike this music. Some ...
by Evolution
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Jan 04, 2015 at 07:02 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Chet Baker is one of the most well-known names in Jazz. A trumpeter and vocalist, Chet is a bit more cultural icon than canonized Jazz master…though he plays well. His is not the story of triumph ...
by Evolution
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 07:01 PM PST with 21 Recommends
McCoy Tyner is one of the most influential pianist in Jazz to emerge post 1959. He developed a unique voice on the instrument developing a new vocabulary for pianist with his use of pentatonic ...
by Evolution
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 07:01 PM PST with 40 Recommends
It’s somewhat amazing really, we as a culture have an entire repertoire of songs dedicated to the “Christmas” season. Heck, multiple cultures have songs only played at this time of year. By ...
by Evolution
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2014 at 07:02 PM PST with 22 Recommends

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