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Thursday, 5/26/11

Light, fluid, elegant—he is, at heart, a tap-dancer.

Paul Motian Quintet (PM, drums; Bill Frisell, guitar; Lee Konitz, alto saxophone; Joe Lovano, tenor saxophone; Marc Johnson, bass); “How Deep Is The Ocean?”; live, Italy (Umbria Jazz Festival), 1995

More Bill Frisell? Here. And here.

Lee Konitz? Here.

Joe Lovano? Here. And here.

Wednesday, 5/25/11

Happy National Tap Dance Day!

Nicholas Brothers (Fayard & Harold)

Pie, Pie Blackbird (1932)

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“Lucky Numbers”
The Black Network (1936)

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“Chattanooga Choo Choo” (with Dorothy Dandridge, Glenn Miller Orchestra)
Sun Valley Serenade (1941)

More? Here.

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