Hugo Rasmussen (bass) and Benjamin Koppel (alto sax) celebrate Ellington. With them on stage was the living legend Peter King (alto sax) from the UK. Peter King has played with greats such as, Bud Powell, Red Rodney, The Ray Charles Orchestra, Tony Bennett, James Brown and Marlene Deitrich. Nikolaj Hess (piano) and Morten Ærø (drums) The concert was a concert tribute to Duke Ellington.
I love jazz because it swings.
I was first exposed to jazz in Houston.
I met Joe LoCascio and Bob Henschen.
The best show I ever attended was Pat Martino.
The first jazz record I bought was Time Out by the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
My advice to new listeners is to relax on 2 and 4 beats.