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This tune is, arguably, the birth of the idea of bebop. Recorded in 1939, Coleman Hawkins was exploring possibilities in jazz, fostering a larger space for improvisation. Listen to the solo here - after four bars, the melody is transmuted into a wholly new idea:


dad said...

Probably the best Sax players of all time

Ericka said...

beautiful! thanks for sharing!