Bye Bye Blackbird

An exploration of Jazz and Cinema

Apr 14
themaninthegreenshirt:

John Coltrane, Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Jimmy Garrison and Rashied Ali at the Village Vanguard 1966
"My music is the spiritual expression of what I am – my faith, my knowledge, my being … When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups … I want to speak to their souls" John Coltrane

themaninthegreenshirt:

John Coltrane, Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Jimmy Garrison and Rashied Ali at the Village Vanguard 1966

"My music is the spiritual expression of what I am – my faith, my knowledge, my being … When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups … I want to speak to their souls" John Coltrane


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Jan 31
behardfreebop:

Ornette Coleman Quartet 1962 NYC | Jimmy Garrison, Bobby Bradford, Ornette, Charles Moffett

behardfreebop:

Ornette Coleman Quartet 1962 NYC | Jimmy Garrison, Bobby Bradford, Ornette, Charles Moffett


Jan 28

Cool Album Covers


themaninthegreenshirt:

Dexter Gordon in New York

themaninthegreenshirt:

Dexter Gordon in New York


Jan 26

jazzrelatedstuff:

oliviaalaine:

Robert Glasper,  ”Enoch’s Meditation,”

We shall overcome

Smooth as the breeze.


themaninthegreenshirt:

charles mingus

themaninthegreenshirt:

charles mingus

(via jazzicated)


Jan 25

Jim Carrey and director David Lynch arrive at the David Lynch Foundation’s benefit honoring Ringo Starr with the ‘Lifetime of Peace & Love’ award

(via directors-gone-wild)


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