I Love Jazz and Blues

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    The problem with listening to music from a

    bygone era is that the stuff that was inventive, back in those days, has become cliche by the time you listen. I felt that way about Louis Armstrong. I didn't see where he was this great innovator until I started listening to the stuff that came before him. With that perspective...
    holloway64 holloway64
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 13, 2014

    I Am An Accomplished Jazz Trumpeter And Avid Jazz Collector.

    I've been playing trumpet for over 20 years and percussion for 40 of my 47 years alive. I eat, drink and sleep music and especially jazz. I've seen, met and become friends with many jazz giants/legends and would be happy to share my stories with others. I also suffer from PTSD...
    SickandTiredofBeing SickandTiredofBeing
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 28, 2012

    The Giants.

    What's better than a night spent listening to Miles Davis or John Coltrane. There are so many jazz masters I've listened to, and so many more I've yet to hear. This much I know: I'm going to enjoy every note I ever hear.
    holloway64 holloway64
    46-50, M
    Sep 22, 2012

    And would love to go to local concerts someday.

    I don't know anyone who has the same interests. So, here I will forever.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 24, 2014
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