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BUD POWELL: a time-lapse of a life via song performances

 

 

Bud Powell is remembered as the father of modern jazz piano. Breaking away from the popular style of stride piano, Bud innovated new techniques and a new sound which melded with the bebop that Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie had invented; he approached the piano in almost the same way that Charlie Parker did the alto saxophone. Continue reading BUD POWELL: a time-lapse of a life via song performances

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