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Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Haynes CD

Haynes CD
Originally uploaded by mike e.bop
A 2006 release, whose title stems for mthe familiar first word of an official proclamation ('Whereas....") in thsi case, the Mayor of Minneapolis/St Paul declaring an official Roy Haynes Day.
The drummer, still kickin' at 82, leads his Fountain of Youth band through some standards (Mr PC, Bemsha Swing) contemporary works by the likes of Chick Corea and Joe Henderson anda totally engaging solo improv, Haynes' Hippity-Hop.

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