[JPL] Who is Jazz's Greatest Living Legend?

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From: richard gangi <straightwithchaser at hotmail.com>
Date: Friday, March 23, 2007 4:18 pm
Subject: RE: [JPL] Who is Jazz's Greatest Living Legend?
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> >From: "Derrick Lucas" <dnlbka at rit.edu>
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> >Subject: [JPL] Who is Jazz's Greatest Living Legend? Date: Fri, 
> 23 Mar 2007 
> >10:26:51 -0400
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> >This Week's JPL Sponsor: GRACE KELLY
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> >A question to spark discussion and friendly debate,
> >
> >
> >
> >Who in your opinion is jazz's greatest living legend by 
> instrument and
> >overall?
> >
> >
> >
> >So here's my opinion off the top of my head. I know I'm missing 
> somebody>
> >
> >
> >
> >Alto Sax-Ornette Coleman
> >
> >Bass-Ron Carter
> >
> >Drums-Max Roach
> >
> >Guitar-Kenny Burrell
> >
> >Guitar-George Benson
> >
> >Hammond B3-Jimmy McGriff
> >
> >Piano-Oscar Peterson
> >
> >Piano- Dave Brubeck
> >
> >Piano-Herbie Hancock
> >
> >Piano-Horace Silver
> >
> >Tenor Sax-Sonny Rollins
> >
> >Tenor Sax-Wayne Shorter
> >
> >Trombone-Curtis Fuller
> >
> >Trumpet-Freddie Hubbard
> >
> >Vibes-Bobby Hutcherson
> >
> >Vocals (Male) Jon Hendricks
> >
> >Vocals (Female)-Etta James
> >
> >
> >
> >Of the names listed I would say Max would get my vote as jazz's 
> greatest>living legend.
> >
> >
> >
> >Who's yours?
> >
> >
> >
> >Cheers!
> >
> >Derrick
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >-------------------------------------------
> >This Week's Sponsor: GRACE KELLY
> >-------------------------------------------
> >
> >GRACE KELLY ''Every Road I Walked'':  
> Saxophonist/vocalist/composer GRACE 
> >KELLY might only be 14 years old, but she kicks out the tunes 
> like the 
> >seasoned pro she is.  ''Every Road I Walked'' is her 3rd cd and 
> features 
> >Terri Lyne Carrington, John Lockwood and Doug Johnson, with 
> special guests 
> >Christian Scott, Adam Larrabee, Rick McLaughlin and Jordan Perlson.
> >
> >Ms. Kelly  won four 2006 Down Beat Magazine Student Music Awards: 
> Jazz 
> >Soloist, Original Composition (''Fast Metabolism''), 
> Pop/Rock/Blues 
> >soloist, and Jazz Vocalist - Outstanding Performance.
> >
> >Some other awards include:
> >-Winner of 2007 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Award 
> (''Every Road I 
> >Walked'').
> >-Top woodwind soloist and the top vocal alto soloist at the 2007 
> Lionel 
> >Hampton Jazz Festival.
> >-First place 2006 International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition.
> >-Grace was the youngest participant at the invitation only  
> Brubeck Summer 
> >Jazz Colony in 2006.
> >-Grace has been selected to participate in the Betty Carter Jazz 
> Ahead 
> >Residency Program in 2007 (Youngest) at Kennedy Center in Wash. D.C.
> >-Selected for Massachusetts All-State Jazz Band 2007.
> >
> >She has been a student of New England Preparatory School since 
> 2003.  Grace 
> >is or has studied with Lee Konitz, Jerry Bergonzi, Cedar Walton, 
> Phil 
> >Woods, Allan Chase,  Rebecca Parris, James Merenda, and Jeremy 
Udden.
> >
> >''I first met Grace Kelly at the 2006 summer jazz program at 
> Stanford 
> >University. I was amazed at her precocity and talent. Recently 
> she sat in 
> >with me and the Jazz Ambassadors Jazz Band at the Pittsfield Jazz 
> Fest. and 
> >we jammed together through ''I'll Remember April.'' How did she 
> sound? I 
> >gave her my hat! That is how good she sounded! She is the first 
> alto player 
> >to get one. Hooray for the future of jazz and the alto sax!''
> >.........Phil Woods
> >
> >This is Miss Kelly's 3rd CD, and it's a very nice one. Of course 
> you know 
> >Grace is 14 years on this planet, and is all ears and heart.  
> Beautiful 
> >sound on her alto, and some lovely phrases to boot!
> >Lester Young asked a young player after hearing a technical 
> display, ''but 
> >can you sing me a song?'' Grace can definitely do that.  Good 
> rhythm, nice 
> >arrangements, creative originals.  She sings like crazy!
> >What more could we ask for?
> >.....Lee Konitz
> >
> >Dear Grace,
> >After hearing your project, I'm convinced that your talent is 
> definitely 
> >worthy of the attention of the Jazz community, and your future is 
> genuinely 
> >going to earn a high level of achievement.
> >......Cedar Walton
> >
> >''The future of our music is in good hands.''
> >.....Jimmy Heath.
> >
> >..........''the jazz world has another great reason to celebrate 
> with the 
> >arrival of Grace Kelly.  Her talent makes her a triple threat as 
> a 
> >brilliant saxophonist, a very gifted composer, and vocalist with 
> great 
> >feeling.  Her playing represents everything I love about jazz, 
> swinging, 
> >imagination, and the blues.  You must check out this Cd         
> >...........Donald Brown
> >
> >''The best compliment I can give any player is that they are an 
> improviser. 
> >Grace is definitely an improviser. She does not play worked out 
> lines or 
> >get caught up in the latest fad. She plays and improvises in the 
> present. 
> >It's all about the music of the moment. She has an honest freedom 
> about her 
> >and she's connecting with the other musicians and having fun 
> making the 
> >music. That's why it feels free to me. Another great thing about 
> Grace is 
> >that she is comfortable and competent playing many different 
> styles of 
> >music''
> >.....Jerry Bergonzi
> >
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> -------------------------------------------
> This Week's Sponsor: GRACE KELLY
> -------------------------------------------
> 
> GRACE KELLY ''Every Road I Walked'':  
> Saxophonist/vocalist/composer GRACE KELLY might only be 14 years 
> old, but she kicks out the tunes like the seasoned pro she is.  
> ''Every Road I Walked'' is her 3rd cd and features Terri Lyne 
> Carrington, John Lockwood and Doug Johnson, with special guests 
> Christian Scott, Adam Larrabee, Rick McLaughlin and Jordan Perlson.
> 
> Ms. Kelly  won four 2006 Down Beat Magazine Student Music Awards: 
> Jazz Soloist, Original Composition (''Fast Metabolism''), 
> Pop/Rock/Blues soloist, and Jazz Vocalist - Outstanding Performance.
> 
> Some other awards include:
> -Winner of 2007 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Award 
> (''Every Road I Walked''). 
> -Top woodwind soloist and the top vocal alto soloist at the 2007 
> Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.
> -First place 2006 International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition.
> -Grace was the youngest participant at the invitation only  
> Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony in 2006.
> -Grace has been selected to participate in the Betty Carter Jazz 
> Ahead Residency Program in 2007 (Youngest) at Kennedy Center in 
> Wash. D.C.
> -Selected for Massachusetts All-State Jazz Band 2007.
> 
> She has been a student of New England Preparatory School since 
> 2003.  Grace is or has studied with Lee Konitz, Jerry Bergonzi, 
> Cedar Walton, Phil Woods, Allan Chase,  Rebecca Parris, James 
> Merenda, and Jeremy Udden. 
> 
> ''I first met Grace Kelly at the 2006 summer jazz program at 
> Stanford University. I was amazed at her precocity and talent. 
> Recently she sat in with me and the Jazz Ambassadors Jazz Band at 
> the Pittsfield Jazz Fest. and we jammed together through ''I'll 
> Remember April.'' How did she sound? I gave her my hat! That is 
> how good she sounded! She is the first alto player to get one. 
> Hooray for the future of jazz and the alto sax!''
> .........Phil Woods  
> 
> This is Miss Kelly's 3rd CD, and it's a very nice one. Of course 
> you know Grace is 14 years on this planet, and is all ears and 
> heart.  Beautiful sound on her alto, and some lovely phrases to boot!
> Lester Young asked a young player after hearing a technical 
> display, ''but can you sing me a song?'' Grace can definitely do 
> that.  Good rhythm, nice arrangements, creative originals.  She 
> sings like crazy!
> What more could we ask for?
> .....Lee Konitz 
> 
> Dear Grace,
> After hearing your project, I'm convinced that your talent is 
> definitely worthy of the attention of the Jazz community, and your 
> future is genuinely going to earn a high level of achievement.
> ......Cedar Walton
> 
> ''The future of our music is in good hands.''
> .....Jimmy Heath.  
> 
> ..........''the jazz world has another great reason to celebrate 
> with the arrival of Grace Kelly.  Her talent makes her a triple 
> threat as a brilliant saxophonist, a very gifted composer, and 
> vocalist with great feeling.  Her playing represents everything I 
> love about jazz, swinging, imagination, and the blues.  You must 
> check out this Cd         ...........Donald Brown  
> 
> ''The best compliment I can give any player is that they are an 
> improviser. Grace is definitely an improviser. She does not play 
> worked out lines or get caught up in the latest fad. She plays and 
> improvises in the present. It's all about the music of the moment. 
> She has an honest freedom about her and she's connecting with the 
> other musicians and having fun making the music. That's why it 
> feels free to me. Another great thing about Grace is that she is 
> comfortable and competent playing many different styles of music''
> .....Jerry Bergonzi   
> 
> Radio and print media promotion by Dr. Jazz, 800-955-4375, 
> drjazz at drjazz.com
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 
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