PODCAST #4

Volume 1, No. 4    February 24, 2014

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PART 1

(College radio at Amherst opens the ears of the young Rooney)

Modern jazz  – Miles, Monk, Mulligan – phrasing, tone, and timing – and the engineering of Rudy Van Gelder

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PART 2

Birth of the Cool: music with more than 3 chords

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PART 3

(While at Amherst Jim meets Bill Keith, whereupon they discover a mutual admiration for the 5-string banjo, and as they say in CASABLANCA, “I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship”)

Kings of Bluegrass – Martin, Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs

Earl Scruggs and Lester Flatt

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Jimmy Martin and Sunny Mt Boys:

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Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass

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 PLAYLIST #4

4.01

In It For The Long Run Jim Rooney

4.02

But Not For Me Miles Davis

4.03

Bags’ Groove Miles Davis – Milt Jackson

4.04

‘Round Midnight Gerry Mulligan

4.05

So What Miles Davis

4.06

Your Love Is Like a Flower Flatt & Scruggs

4.07

Earl’s Breakdown Earl Scruggs

4.08

Sophronie Jimmy Martin

4.09

Ocean of Diamonds Jimmy Martin

4.10

Red and George Breakdown Bascom Lamar Lunsford

4.11

Travelin’ This Lonesome Road Bill Monroe