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Pat Bythe – All That Jazz Part VI

Posted in life, music, Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 23, 2022 by segarini

This is going to be a long one…….

For the early students of jazz, there were no books or educational courses. The best a young musician had was listening to the music live, following by recordings. You couldn’t take a live performance home, and recordings could be scarce, or simply out of reach financially. As jazz grew in popularity throughout the decades, more and more recordings made this rapidly changing genre more available and attainable.

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SUNNY DAYS: THE SKIP PROKOP STORY (PART 8) by Jaimie Vernon

Posted in Interview, music, Opinion, Serialized Book with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 18, 2020 by segarini

Through most of 1968, Skip Prokop’s band  The Paupers had been touring with new bass player Brad Campbell as they were making their way through recording and releasing their second album for MGM Records called “Ellis Island.” But Skip was getting a taste for session work and expanding his musical horizons beyond a 4-piece rock and roll ensemble.  It was leading him to decisions that would change his life and Canadian music forever…

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