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#31 Post by SpuzBal » Wed Apr 23, 2003 1:30 am

I love that book, although I agree that the organization seems kind of random.

To me, the way he writes (prose, I mean) reminds me somehow of his music. I guess he just writes the way you'd expect Duke Ellington to write.
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#32 Post by mousethief » Wed Apr 23, 2003 11:46 am

Kyle wrote:not a joke. I cannot stand Miles Davis, John Coltrain, Dizzy Gilespie, Slim and Slam, the standard issued stuff from those guys. I have heard one slim gaillard song that i like, and I know that coltrain played in other bands that I like, but i am just talking about what they are known for, what gets played most on the radio.
damn. i can't believe i just read that on a swing djs list.


also, try "beyond category", a biography on duke.