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912 Greens

Ramblin’ Jack’s masterpiece. I’ve heard a few versions and they’re all quite different and at the same time all about the same, if you know what I mean.

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Duncan & Brady

Here’s an American murder ballad from the late 20s. It’s been recorded by lots of performers, including Leadbelly, Bob Dylan and Dave Van Ronk.  Here are two interesting versions…  

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Take the A Train

Here’s Eric Dolphy’s take on on the Billy Strayhorn composition, Take the A Train. Wakey wakey, it’s Monday morning. Charles Mingus – Bass Eric Dolphy – Bass Clarinet Clifford Jordan – Tenor Sax Johnny Coles – Trumpet Jaki Byard – Piano Dannie Richmond – Drums