- 7 years ago
Playing tracks by
The Nat King Cole Trio, Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra, The Gerry Mulligan Quartet, The Miles Davis Nonet, Dizzy Gillespie and more.
'The Soul Stylists' by Paolo Hewitt (& Paul Weller) was first published in 2000. Drawing on a collection of anecdotes and personal testimony, this book charts the course of the Modernist movement from the middle of the last century. It celebrates the clothes, lifestyle, culture, attitude, and in particular some of the music around which Modernism is centred.
Get more info about the author here; http://paolohewitt.blogspot.com/
The story begins with post-war modern jazz. Here is a mix of music from that era based on the selections of Eddie Harvey; trombone player, teacher, Modernist.
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