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Blast Kid - European Jazz #2

Blast Kid - European Jazz #2

Playing tracks by

Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon, Herbie Mann with the Wessel Ilcken Trio, Miles Davis, Jon Eardley and more.

The second episode in Blast Kid's series focusing on European Jazz.

"One of the most intriguing contradictions in the history of European jazz is the fact that a lot of big names in American jazz moved to Europe, while over here, all local jazz musicians dreamt of a career in the USA. Some of them made the step, others changed their name to make it sound more American. So it’s strange that people like Chet Baker, Dexter Gordon and Ben Webster, to name a just a few, moved to Europe."

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The Hedonist

Perfect Friday "let's all finish early" music