Charlie Parker and Confirmation

I’ve been playing and studying and analysing and theorising and generally grokking Charlie Parker Omnibook solos for a long time. Every time I open the OB – to any CP solo, it doesn’t make a difference which one it might be – something amazing...

Little Jimmy Scott

Little Jimmy Scott, one of the great jazz vocalists of any time and period in jazz, passed away recently. I met Little Jimmy Scott at my flat in Brooklyn. He was making a comeback of sorts – or he wanted to. He hadn’t been singingly publicly for a long...

Marcus Roberts And Sound

I watched a clip from a tv show in which Wynton Marsalis interviewed Marcus Roberts, one of the great jazz pianists. Wynton Marsalis says exactly that – which of course is why he interviewed him. If you hear Marcus Roberts play just a few notes it’s...

Fred Hersch

I met Fred long ago when I auditioned at New England Conservatory. Fred was in his last term there. I was hoping to begin in the following year. We chatted about his impressions of NEC and he invited me to watch a big band rehearsal in which he was playing. A big band...

Horace Silver

One of the great jazz pianists, Horace Silver demonstrated seriously and decisively that ideas and strength of conception carry the day. The band here is typical – Horace Silver w/Bill Hardman (tpt), Bennie Maupin (ts), John Williams (bs), and Billy Cobham...

Hello World

https://www.polishookpiano.com has it’s first day in the world – today. It – the site – isn’t finished but really, web sites seem to always be works in-progress. So in the spirit of “release often release early” Polishook...

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