Tag Archives: John Coltrane

The Day Cannonball Fired Charles Lloyd

Thanks to old buddy Alex Coke, I recently finished reading a book on the life of Julian ‘Cannonball Adderley called Walk Tall: The Music & Life of Julian “Cannonball” Adderley.  Alex was kind enough to gift me the book he just read before he hopped a plane back to the more jazz-friendly, or at least …

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Thank You, Robert Fripp

Musical paths are meandering.  The point is never the arrival, always the journey.  And every musician can point to at least one event, and frequently several events, that spurred that journey onward. My first big push came from Robert Fripp.  Or more accurately, his band King Crimson–whose first album I bought just because the cover looked interesting. …

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