Monthly Archives: September 2015


  Here is one of the performances of Impressions I had listened to by the NDR Big Band. I liked the repetitive piano line at the beginning. Interesting to see music theory applications like ground bass making their way into jazz. I felt the performance of the piece was really high energy, each solo had […]

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John Ellis Band

  This is a live performance of John Ellis’ tune “Tall Drink of Water” at the Jazz Standard in NYC.  The tune has a cool piano/guitar riff thats played underneath the melody, as well as a fun groove overall.  These musicians appear to be different than the ones from the original recording, but all play pretty […]

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