Playlist: Five Essential Jazz Trumpet...

Playlist: Five Essential Jazz Trumpet Solos

There are 8 comments on the findingDulcinea story from Oct 5, 2008, titled Playlist: Five Essential Jazz Trumpet Solos. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

Taste in jazz is extremely personal, and everyone has an opinion. Still, some songs and musicians stand out as classics in a particular category.

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Martin Dressler

Monroe, NY

#1 Oct 5, 2008
Maiden Voyage has to be one of my favorites. Really got me into Herbie Hancock. Some superb performances on the album as a whole.
Fred

Chicago, IL

#2 Oct 5, 2008
Why does the writer stop in the Fifties?
Why are Lester Bowie, Woody Shaw, or
Bill Dixon not important ?
Martin Dressler

Monroe, NY

#3 Oct 6, 2008
That's the trouble with only covering 5. What are your favorite pieces by the three you mentioned, Fred? I'm not too familiar with them.
Colleen

West Linn, OR

#4 Oct 6, 2008
Miles Davis is sublime. I never tire of "Kind Of Blue."
will

Lenni, PA

#5 Oct 6, 2008
good choices here.
Ursula B

Bronx, NY

#6 Oct 6, 2008
Cherokee has been on my iPod for a long time. I'm going to go listen to it again.
sss

San Jose, CA

#7 Oct 7, 2008
these are genius choices. no arguments here. your unnamed sources must be pretty sharp.
RBSPRODS

United States

#8 Oct 13, 2008
You can add Jon Faddis' mind-blowing trumpet solo at
the breakneck tempo on "Things to Come" fronting the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra on the "They Came to Swing" CD. Amazing!!

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