Opus De Horace
Ethan Iverson’s post pays tribute to what was probably Horace Silver’s first hit, “Opus De Funk,” with the notated music and the recording. Great stuff, as is everything on Ethan Iverson’s site.
-Michael CuscunaRead More
Charlie Haden Chats with Ethan Iverson
Ethan Iverson’s 2008 interview with Charlie Haden, in its longer form in Iverson’s blog Do the Math, is a constantly fascinating encounter between two of the most probing and committed figures in jazz. Haden seems to leap at Iverson’s questions to talk about his history in the music, from Ornette Coleman The Shape of Jazz to Come to the Liberation Music Orchestra, Old and New Dreams and Quartet West. Especially illuminating: Haden’s take on the bass greats.
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