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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001219.txt from 1997/09

From: Mark Charette <>
Subj: Re: no one sounds like.........
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 1997 09:39:29 -0400

> On Sat, 27 Sep 1997, Charles wrote:
> There are people that can play higher, lower, faster, louder and better jazz, but no one
> gets a more personalized, virtually unmistakenly individualized sound (style) than:
> Bill Harris
> George Roberts
> Urbie Green
> Louis Armstrong
> Buddy Defranco
> Tommy Dorsey
> Bobby Hackett

Art Tatum
Joe Pass
Django Reinhart
Dave Brubeck
Chuck Mangione
Thelonius Monk
Manhattan Transfer (can we consider them as one?)
Charlie Mingus
Oscar Perterson
Miles Davis
Clifford Brown
"Rashan" Roland Kirk
Cannonball Adderly
Nat Adderly
Lionel Hampton
Arturo Sondoval

I could think of at least 10 more that *I* can recognize with
a 90% accuracy rate within 2 or 3 measures, and I'm not all
that much of a jazz afficionado. Your list can get long real fast!
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