Most beautiful Jazz Ballad ever....

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  1. Thin white duke

    Thin white duke Friend of Leo's

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    I was on you tube and this masterpiece suddenly showed up, i haven't listened to this cd for several years.

    It's one of my favourite Jazz record of all time but in the last few years I haven't listened to jazz that much and i forgot how beautiful this song was.

    Anyway, to me is without doubt one the most beautiful ballad ever written if not the most.....

    Cheers.

     
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    Wayne Shorter is my absolute favorite. His compositions stick in your head.

    I got into jazz a bit late in life. I never snubbed my nose at it, and always knew it was great stuff, but never gave it much thought until Pandora and online streaming and personalized stations became a thing.

    One of the stations played Wayne Shorter a lot. And I was hooked. It was Charlie Parker and Wayne Shorter that got my pulse racing...then I ventured into Miles and Blakey and Lee Morgan and Coltrane and another favorite Hank Mobley.

    But it really was the attraction to Wayne's melodies that made me want to explore jazz. I am a melody guy and it allowed me a solid platform to truly begin appreciating jazz.

    This track is on my most frequent rotation that is filled with Wayne's masterpieces.

    Definitely thanks for sharing.
     
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    "Crescent" by John Coltrane.
     
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    This is a guitar forum ...

    So...
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    I was gonna say the Miles Davis/John Coltrane version of Monk's
    " Round Midnight "

     
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    think I could go from now to eternity listing all the jazz ballads I love
     
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    Ain't misbehavin is not what it's called a ballad is it ?
     
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    :):) Same here...
     
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    That is a masterpiece too....:):)
     
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    more of a jazz waltz, but still technically a ballad....
     
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    Thanks a lot, yes Wayne is without doubt one of the greatest, his melodies are incredible but also what i like a lot about him is the chord progression.... marvellous
     
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    Are you sure ? is not a 3/4 song.....
     
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    I love this ! Thanks so much.
     
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    Thanks, glad you like it.....
     
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    Does Mahavishnu Orchestra Open Country Joy qualify?
     
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    that is a great cut! see if you like Hank....

     
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    Very beautiful thanks, i didn't know Hank Crawford......
     
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    cool! here is another great Hank cut... we used to go to the jazz clubs when I was in high school and college a LOT... (baked potato, donte's etc) and seeing Hank was special.. always great.
     
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    That was a fantastic time for music, i wish i could have been there for some of the 70's music scene , damn...
    This music reminds me some of Isaac Hayes stuff, artist that i love so much....
     
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