Monthly Archives: January 2021

Emulate, Assimilate, Innovate, Part 2: Bud Powell and Wynton Kelly

On May 8, 1947, pianist Bud Powell made his only studio recording with Charlie Parker, at a time when the  saxophonist’s fame as a soloist and bandleader had recently begun to rise.  He had recorded with pianists including Dodo Marmarosa, … Continue reading

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