Tag: trumpet player

Art Blakey

I’m reposting this tune. I just needed it this morning. Artist: Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers with Freddie Hubbard Tune: Moanin’ What a great performance by Freddie Hubbard. Freddie Hubbard wasn’t simply a great trumpet player. He was one of those rare virtuosos. He could play any style. He could play jazz, pop music or with a full orchestra. His range was spectacular. In my mind, it was his tone that was just magnetic.

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The Errington Thompson Show – Tribute to Miles Davis

Miles Davis‘ greatest album (in my mind) is Kind of Blue. It was recorded in 1959 and this is the 50th anniversary. So I call on my friend at Crooks and Liars, Mike Finnigan, a famous keyboard musician (has played with Dave Mason, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker and tons of others) to talk about Miles and everything that was happening around 1959.  This is a great conversation featuring some outstanding music from Duke Ellington, Clifford Brown, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. Because this was only a 20 minute conversation, and we could not get to all of the influences that I really wanted to

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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