We remember Tal Farlow. ‘Tal The Octopus’

New York City, New York, died Talmage Holt Farlow simply known as Tal Farlow, an American jazz guitarist, nicknamed the Octopus, Talmage Farlow Film : At the top of his form in 1958, Tal Farlow walked out of the limelight as suddenly as he’d walked into it less than ten...

We remember Charlie Byrd. ‘Last Flight’

This day (December 2, 1999), in Annapolis, Maryland, died Charlie Byrd, an American guitarist known for his association with Stan Getz. and Brazilian music.VIDEO DIGEST Digest Tracklist : Corcovado . He loves, she loves & How long has this been going on . w/ Tal Farlow, Barney Kessel – Seven...

We remember vibraphonist Red Norvo. ‘Red Red Swing’

...Dance of the Octopus, recorded independently when Norvo sneaked into the studio one night. @last.fm : When the original guitarist and bassist quit (Mundell Lowe and Red Kelly), he brought in two previously little-known players. Tal Farlow became one of the most important of the post-War generation of guitarists, in...

Happy Birthday John Scofield. ‘Sco Hand’

...Pinède in Juan-les-Pins, France >> 85 MINUTES on RVM >> [2013] John Scofield and Uberjam Band play at Toronto Jazz Fest in Toronto, Canada >> 35 MINUTES on RVM >> [1985] guitarists John Abercrombie, Larry Carlton, Larry Coreyll, John Scofield, Tal Farlow plus John Patitucci (b) and Billy Hart (d)...

The Sound of (Richard Rodgers’) Music

...Vaughan – The sweetest sounds (4.28) . Hank Jones Trio – Little Girl Blue (5.40) . Sonny Rollins – Blue Room (3.41) . Johnny Cash – You’ll Never Walk Alone (2.59) . Wes Montgomery – My Heart Stood Still (6.30) . Tal Farlow – Isn’t It Romantic (0.14) . [/toggle]...

We remember Barney Kessel. ‘Kessel, Poll Winner’

...with Ray Brown and Shelly Manne in a trio accurately called “The Poll Winners”). @Discogs : CREDITS Photo : Gbase Video : w/ Tal Farlow & Charlie Byrd – Lover (1988) . Minor mode (1985) . w/ Herb Ellis playing – Oh Lady Be Good (1979) . w/ Oscar Peterson...

Loony Jazz Tunes

...Guitar Corner : The Red Norvo CD features the trio with the legendary Jimmy Raney on the first fifteen tracks (including “Crazy Rythm”) and Tal Farlow on the final four (to coin a college basketball phrase in much use right now) with Red Mitchell providing the bass on all the...