Monday, July 31, 2006

Monk Coltrane Live

Thelonious Monk belongs to the three most admired jazz musicians in my collection. His compositions, the harmonic structures of his tunes and his way of playing fascinates me.

Since he passed away, nearly twenty five years ago, no new work has been created of course. The number of records he made in the studio is limited, so live performances seem to be the only way to release new work of him and to feed the admirers.

Some times ago the recently discovered live recordings at Carnegie Hall with the Thelonious Monk Quartet featuring John Coltrane became a million seller.

Last night I listened to another recently released (complete) live performance with the two jazz giants made 10 month later in the Five Spot Café, New York City on 11 September 1958. The line up of the quartet is a bit different as on the November 1957 Carnegie Hall recordings - Roy Haynes replaced Shadow Wilson on drums.

The complete Five Spot performance in the correct chronological order including the incomplete Ruby My Dear ( the tape run out) and Nutty ( that was not part on an previous release) are now available at Gambit Records 69241

The discographical information is:

THELONIOUS MONK QUARTET: Thelonious Monk p, John Coltrane ts, Ahmed Abdul-Malik b, Roy Haynes dm.
Live at the Five Spot Café, New York City
1. Crepuscule With Nellie
2. Trinkle, Tinkle
3. In Walked Bud
4. I Mean You
5. Epistrophy
6. Ruby My Dear ( incomplete)
7. Nutty

Late 1956 Miles Davis threw John Coltrane out of his quintet because of his heroin and alcohol habits that made it impossible to hold him in the group. Monk was witness of the fight and told Coltrane: Man, as much as you play on saxophone, you don't have to take nothing like that; you can come and play with me anytime. And you Miles, you shouldn't be hitting on him like that.
John was fired by Miles and replaced by Johnny Griffin. Coltrane returned to Philadelphia to kick his habit.
Mid-1957 John Coltrane accepted Monk's offer. Although still doped up he started with him at the Five Spot Café in New York. Some weeks later Coltrane returned back home in order to overcome his persistent drug habit. When John finally returned to Miles' in 1958 he was clean.

The Carnegie Hall performance (November 1957) and the Five Spot Café recordings ( Sep. 1958) are from that interim period. The 1958 Five Spots recordings were made with a portable tape recorder, not a professional unit by Trane's wife Naima. John played already again at that moment with Miles Davis where he replaced Johnny Griffin' who had took his place after the 1957 incident.

Although the sound quality isn't as good as the Carnegie Hall performance the Five Spot sets bring us a relaxed and clean Coltrane and the noises of the drinking and talking audience give it a more cozy feeling.

Gambit Records 69241 (This 2006 CD has the complete concert ( incl. Ruby My Dear and Nutty) in the correct chronological order as it was recorded. )

Blue Note 799786 (The track order of this 1993 CD has been altered from the original performance. The last two tune are missing. The concert is misdated as summer 1957 - it should be 11 September 1958)

Tomorrow Jo will make a contribution for this blog spot.

Sunday, July 30, 2006

Talking Cows

I'd love to share a clip of a Dutch band, titled Talking Cows, with you. It's their first production and it sounds great.

The video clip is well done and looks like a documentary. Although most of the texts are spoken in Dutch it's worth to see the whole clip. The farmer on the clip discusses the effects of jazz music on his cows.

Enjoy it: Bovinity

Title: Bovinity
Band: Talking Cows
featuring: Frans Vermeerssen ts, Robert-Jan Vermeulen p, Don Nijland b, Yoga Sun dm.

You're invited to visit my other blogs too:
Oscar Aleman blogspot
Choro music blogspot
Hit of the week - Durium blogspot

Saturday, July 29, 2006

Sobre Oscar Aleman

Today I got this comment about our Oscar Aleman blog spot:

Es verdad, aunque usted no lo crea. El holandés Hans Koert lleva adelante desde el 2004 el Proyecto Redescubrimiento de Oscar Alemán, que consiste en la recopilación de todo tipo de material en torno al gran guitarrista. Fotos, grabaciones, notas periodísticas y ediciones discográficas van conformando una importantísima fuente de información que se encuentra disponible en su propio blog.Indispensable.
Berenice Corti

For those people who don't read Spanish, here's the translation:

Can you imagine? The Dutch Hans Koert created the 2004 Redescubrimiento Project de Oscar Alemán, who consists the compilation of all type of material around the great guitarist. Journalistic photos, recordings, notes and discográfical information are conforming a most important source of intelligence that is available in its own blog. Indispensable.
Berenici Corti

Thank you Berenici for your nice words.

The Oscar Aleman project ( El redescubrimiento de Oscar Aleman project) was born as a result of our common interest. We call ourselves the Alemaniacs: Jørgen Larsen ( from Denmark), Theo van der Graaff and myself, Hans Koert ( from The Netherlands).

We all admire the music of Oscar Aleman and want to share it with other collectors.

The results of this project are not only to find in our Oscar Aleman blog, but also in our website which contains a complete discography, unpublished pictures made by Theo during his 1979-1980 visit to Oscar and articles as results of research.

This website is to be found here ( as part of:

This contribution has also been published at our Oscar Aleman blogspot Oscar Aleman blog.

Friday, July 28, 2006

Jug Bands

Some months ago I found myself a CD on a flea market of the Memphis Jug Band.

It contains the music of that group made during the Depression. Times had changed so the music they made is differend from the late 1920s period. The tunes are more jazzy influenced and Pierce's virtuoso fiddle looks like white country music or Western Swing.
I like that kind of music more then the pure blues influenced 1920s stuff.

The Memphis Jug Band first records are from the late 1920s recorded by Victor. The 1932 recordings on this CD are by the Picaninny Jug Band on Champion, in fact the Memphis Jug Band. The CD ends with the last sessions of this marvelous group recorded for Okeh.

As a young adult I had a Joker LP of the Memphis Jug Band and while playing this CD I felt that same thrill as fourty years ago. Playing that kind of stuff, with my brother on guitar using the pots and pans of my mother, a selfmade kazoo and an empty bottle of beer. It brought us a lot of fun. Isn't that great !

Sometimes subjects for this blog exist on the spur of the moment and this morning I found a posting of Bruce on the 78-L list who points to a short of the Whistler's Jug band on internet. What a coincidence!

Thanks Bruce for this shot.

And what a great film. It must have been one of the last appearances of this group, popular in the 1920s, as this film contains one of their last 1931 recordings Foldin' Bed. What a great band, with a swinging Buford Threlkeld ( = Whistler) on the left playing and singing on the guitar. And what about the guy on the left? Where did he found that hat? We'll never know - fact is that he steals the show !

Enjoy this film:
Foldin' Bed by Whistler's Jug Band ( ca. June 1931)

Don't forget to visit our Choro blog spot filled with contributions of Choro expert Jørgen Larsen.

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Goodbye Blues

Thanks to Bruce I enjoyed the Max Fleischer cartoon I Ain't Got Nobody . This Max Fleischer cartoon was released as a Follow The Bouncing Ball cartoon on 17 June 1932 .

The concept was popularized in movie theaters of song slides showing lyrics of well-known tunes to invite audiences to sing along with live singers or musicians. The Fleischer Brothers adapted the idea, committing it to animated drawings with live-action footage featuring the talents of famous musical personalities within the context of the films. ( source: The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons by Jeff Lenburg ).

In fact these Follow The Bouncing Balls cartoons were the karaoke of the 1930s and nowadays these films might have been played on TV-stations like MTV or The Box to promote the Hits of the moment.

That brings me to the next.

While enjoying the cartoon/film I learned that the young Mills Brothers sing several songs. Not only I Ain't Got Nobody, but also the Tiger Rag and Goodbye Blues. This Goodbye Blues is the opening scene of the film.

The Mills Brothers also made a commercial for Crisco, titled on the label as CRISCO PRESENTS THE MILLS BROTHERS. This rare commercial was released as a four inch card board Durium record and the song was recorded around April 1932 with the same line-up as the movie: Herbert , John Jr., Harry and Donald Mills and it has the same spoken announcement as written on the film saying There's No Tuna, saxophone, trumpet or trombone. The only instrument used is a guitar. All effects are achieved vocally. (Source: Durium Advertisement and Custom records discography by Hans Koert)

Did someone ever see this 1932 Durium card board or has a copy in his collection? I never did and i'd love to see a copy of the label.

Isn't it cute that, thanks to this film, we can see these youngsters ( the brothers were between 17 and 22 years old here) singing as they performed for the Durium Crisco commercial? And it even seems to be the same recorded version !!

Enjoy the Follow The Bouncing Ball cartoon I Ain't Got Nobody ( introducing Goodbye Blues and Tiger Rag) released 17 June 1932.

Enjoy the Durium Crisco commercial played by the Mills Brothers ( April 1932)

This contribution was also posted at my Hit of the week blog spot

Saturday, July 15, 2006


My brother and I visited the Northsea Jazzfestival in Rotterdam yesterday. The festival was held for the first time in Rotterdam.
We enjoyed four great concerts at the Hudson

James Carter Quartet & Jazzorchestra of the Concertgebouw

Benny Golson All Stars

Roy Hargrove Quintet

Eddie Palmieri Afro-Carribean All Stars.

I'll make some contributions about these concerts within a few weeks.
See for the second contribution about the Jazzwereld Feest the Oscar Aleman blogspot

Friday, July 14, 2006

Jazzwereld Feest

This morning our Danish guests will drive by car from Zeeland to Amsterdam, so please give them some space on the road as it seems Holland has a permanent rush hour in their opinion.

We had some pleasants days talking about good music, seeing interesting places and have some good food stuff ( I never had such a great pizza as I had last night !!) Thanks Hanne, Jørgen, Sine and Tue. Have a good stay in Amsterdam and a good flight back.

Tonight I'll join the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam.

Sixty seven years ago, in 1939, there was also a large jazz festival organized in Holland, in The Hague (Scheveningen). The 7th Jazzwereld Feest. One of the stars was Oscar Alemán, the Argentine jazz guitar player living in Paris around that time and famous because of his swinging guitar. He worked at Le Chantily in Paris at that time and every night the club filled with enthusiast admirers. He was sceduled in Scheveningen as the main attraction for the 14th of July, but a few weeks before that they learned that it was impossible to get Aleman on that day to Holland as the 14th of July is a National Holiday. The Le Chantily should have been crowded then so Oscar wasn't allowed to have some days off. The organisation made some changes in the programs so Oscar's concert was moved to the next day.

He told later that he was very suprised that a complete festival scedule was changed because of him.

I'll tell tomorrow some more about Oscar's appearance at the Jazzwereld Feest in Scheveningen.

This blog has also been posted at the Oscar Aleman blog spot

Thursday, July 13, 2006


Yesterday was a remarkable day with a lot of events that should be mentioned.

We shared with our Danish guests the stormvloedkering, the technical tour de force at the Oosterschelde, delicious pancakes at the foot of an old milll and a demonstration how to eat a Hollandse Nieuwe ( a raw herring with onions) by one of the local inhabitants.

In the evening the Alemaniacs gathered to share their common passion of Oscar Aleman and choro music and to remember their cooperation in July 2005 at Copenhagen.

Of course their was plenty of music, discussions, presents and Dutch cheese.

Find my other contributions:Oscar Aleman blog and Choro Music

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Take The A Train

We ( Jørgen and I ) had some pleasant hours in the record room while listening to records, leaf through books and searching for information.

In the afternoon we took the local steam lock that has a summer trip for tourists through the environment of our village. As it fits seamless in our common interests we called it the A Train.

The devotion, characteristic for the volunteers that make the train running, looks like the efforts of a passioned record collector.

Both are equally weird.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Svend Asmussen

Yesterday my friend Jørgen and his family from Denmark arrived at Schiphol, Amsterdam (The Netherlands) for a short trip in our country. We had to use the complete afternoon to get from Schiphol to Zeeland, due to heavy taffic.
Late in the afternoon we reached the place where they will stay for some days. In the evening we did some shopping and had a light meal.

They brought us a basket with Danish products and a 2006 Svend Asmussen DVD, called Svend Asmusen et Liv I Musik.

I had a short preview this morning and although part of the DVD is in Danish ( without subtitling) there is a lot of music.
A great present.

Svend Asmussen is still suprising.

He will be in concert at Tivoli on Saturday 15 July 2006 with his trio. The concert of this 90 years old star has been sold out already !!

Monday, July 10, 2006

Congratulazioni Italia

Congratulazioni Italia

[2tp-tb-cl-2as-ts-v-p-g-b-tu b-dm-vo-vo choir]
Peter Rush cl as v dir., Max Goldberg tp, Charlie Price tp or Jack Warne tp, Tony Thorpe tb, Bill Rogers as, Alf Zafer ts, Ernest Wilson p, Bill Tringham g, Dave Axford b tu, Maurice Zafer dm, Sam Browne vo.
Recorded London, c. Oct. 1932

Released as durium EN 36 and Veckans skiva nr. 60
This is one of the new items posted at a new page of my online Durium (GB) Discography

Sunday, July 09, 2006

String Swing

At the 2005 Copenhagen Jazz Festival the group String Swing was for me a nice surprise too. I remember it was a very hot evening at the Huset Plan B. Teatersdalen, an old building and the concert at the fourth flour was packed. The group String Swing is very popular in Denmark.

The singer of the group is Josefine Cronholm, a Swedish vocalist living in Denmark. Born in 1971 in Småland (Sweden) she lived in Brazil for a few years and became a student at the Conservatory in Copenhagen. Her first CD was Wild Garden and she performed with Django Bates and the New Djungle Orchestra. Søren Siegumfeldt's String Swing is also one of her popular groups. They made two CDs up to now: Red Shoes ( it won prices in 2003 being the best Danish jazz record) and Blue Hat.

She says to be inspired by Joni Mitchel and Billie Holiday.

The music they play is a mix of jazz, swing ( Jacob Fischer plays in an extremely swinging style on his acoustic guitar), Brazilian elements, bossa nova's and gypsy music. In fact, they don't feel to be limited by any music style and that makes the music fresh and full of surprises. The leader Søren Siegumfeldt plays his saxophone in a brilliant way as does Jacob Gurevitch on guitar.

The name of the group Swing String must have been inspired by its 1940s precursor Swing String. Don't mix up the name of the band with Cynthia Sayer's String Swing - she's an American banjoist who makes beautiful music on her instrument. I must have some music of her somewhere.

Saturday, July 08, 2006

Putte Wickman

A year ago I visited the 2005 Copenhagen Jazzfestival. As a member of the International Associaton of Jazz Record Collectors we had also a kind of mini-jazzfestival at the Palace Hotel at the Radhusplatz in Copenhagen (Denmark).
On the 8th of July there were no concerts, but the next day we had a concert of Putte Wickman, the almost legendary Swedish clarinet player. He played with the Ernie Wilkins Almost Bigband.

Putte Wickman was born in 1924, so at this concert he was 81 years old. A complete big band, the name Ernie Wilkins Almost Bigband is just a name, was organized and seated in the limited space of the hotel. Ernie Wilkins was a well known US saxophone player, arranger and composer who lived in Copenhagen from 1979. In 1980 he founded this Almost Big Band. Ernie Wilkins died a few years ago and the Almost Big Band is now directed by Per Goldschmidt.
Putte Wickman played his clarinet, in front of the band, as if jazz music is the secret medicine that keeps you young-for-ever. I was impressed by his technique. The whole concert was recorded for television.

Last year I made a review about the Audio Park CD Modern Clarinet Stylists 1947 - 1953. On this great CD Putte Wickman plays five tunes, two from the late 1940s with his orchestra and three tunes from 1953 with a smaller group, his sextett. I learned how important he has been in creating a more modern style of clarinet playing. In 1948 he formed his sextett with Reinhold Svensson and made a lot of recordings in the 1950s with musicians like Jimmy Raney and Lars Gullin. He also performed with Svend Asmussen who was in the audience too to watch his old friend playing.

Putte Wickman died a half year ago January 2006.

Friday, July 07, 2006

Jacob Fischer

A year ago, 7 July 2005, was for the El Redescubrimiento de Oscar Aleman project an important day as we made a presentation about Oscar Alemáns 1938 recordings in Copenhagen in the presence of his session mate and friend-in-music Svend Asmussen, 89 years old. I'll touch upon this subject in my Oscar Aleman blog spot .

Last blog I told that events during the stay at the Copenhagen festival brought new experiences. Yesterday I wrote about Christina von Bülow and today it's time for Jacob Fischer, one of her regular trio members.

During our stay in Copenhagen we had three opportunities to hear his guitar playing - at the informal buffet in the Town hall with the backing group of Svend Asmussen, in an informal jam session at the Café Sommersko and the next day with the group String Swing at the Huset Plan B. Teatersdalen. The three groups mentioned, including Christina von Bülow are Jacob's regular groups to hear him playing.

Jacob Fischer was born in 1967 and learned to play the guitar by listening to jazz records he lend from the library. His first hero was Jimmy Hendrix, but soon jazz musicians got his interest, like Jim Hall, George Benson, Wes Montgomery and Django Reinhardt, whose style is to be recognized in his playing. He became a professional at the age of 19 a few weeks before he had to finish school and became a wanted accompanist in many groups. When he started his carreer he played the guitar in a more modern way then nowadays as the groups he plays desire a more mainstream swing style.
For me he bears comparison with Jesse van Ruller, the Dutch guitar player, although styles of guitar playing are hard to compare.

I was impressed by the jam session in the Café Sommersko where Jacob Fischer jammed with members of the Choro Brasil Scandinavia, especially Marcilio Lopes on bandolim and Oscar Bolao on pandeiro.

The jam packed café, the great music, the warmth musicians, the complete ambiance have convinced myself that both music styles, jazz and choro, must have somewhere the same source or roots.

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Christina von Bulow

A year ago, at the 2005 Copenhagen Jazzfestival and the IAJRC Convention ( International Association of Jazz Record Collectors) I was introduced to some new names and music styles. I told about that in my blogs.

On the 6th of July 2005 I was present at one set of the Christina von Bülow - Ben Besiakov Quartet at the Palace Hotel in Copenhagen (Denmark). To be honest I didn't know what I had to expect; now a year later I know that Christina is a skilled musician in the Danish scene for years.

A few month ago I found a CD from her trio in Rotterdam, titled The Very Thought Of You. It was a surprise to find this CD outside Denmark as it is still very difficult for jazz musicans to find acknowledgement outside their country. Mind that jazz music isn't hot business, like Robbie Williams with large promotion on music stations like MTV. So I don't have to reproach myself with the fact that Christina's music was new for me. Another thing of minor importance was that Jacob Fisher playes the guitar on that album. Maybe he'll be subject in one of the next blogs.

Christina von Bülow grew up in a family with jazz around her everywhere. Her father was a professional jazz guitar player (Fritz von Bülow). She started to play the piano and as a teenager she studies flute and alto saxophone. She studied at the Rhythmic Conservatory in Copenhagen and became an all-round musician. She spent two month in California where she met Stan Getz. She talked and played with him and appreciated his style. Back in Denmark she met Lee Konitz. He also had a geat influence upon her style of playing.

This CD The Very Thought Of You, made in cooperation with the Swedish trumpet player Jan Allan, happens to be her first album.

More information about Jacob Fischer

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

New York In The 30s

The Japanese Audio Park label released a compilation with seldom heard recordings of the mid 1930s. This times it is not related to a certain record label, but all tunes were recorded in the mid 1930s.
Some musicians to be found on the collection are well known, like Henry Allen, Bunny Berigan and Adrian Rollini; other names are known to experts only, like Taft Jordan, Vic Berton and Gene Gifford.

What makes this release so special, as thousands of records were released in this period?

Around 1934 these musicians started to make recordings under their own names. Taft Jordon was the regular trumpet player in Chick Webb’s band and recorded four sides as Taft Jordan & the Mob (Mob means Gang) and Freddie Jenkins, who had left Ellington because of sever health problems couldn’t desist from recording as Freddie Jenkins’ Harlem Seven. He had to stop playing his trumpet definitely some years later due to lung ailments.

Willie Bryant was a vocalist in the 1920s and started his own band in the mid 30s and Adrian Rollini, known as the baritone saxophone player of the California Ramblers who started his own club, Adrian’s Tap Room did recorded too. His orchestra contained brother Arthur on tenor and other known musicians like Bunny Berigan, Benny Goodman and Dick McDonough.
Vic Berton became famous because of his singing drums in the Red Nichols’ groups. In the tune Blue ( track 12) he demonstrates his remarkable playing. He made just a few records in 1935.
Wingy Manone is a bit exceptional. He had made records with his own band late 1920s, but due to the depression mankind had to wait until 1934 before he started with a new extensive series of recordings. The song Isle of Capri ( track 13) became a hit.
Gene Gifford, guitar player, became famous for his arrangement in the Casa Loma Orchestra. He made four recordings as Gene Gifford and his Orchestra.
Bunny Berigan and Mezz Mezzrow, both skilled musicians, started to make records under their own names. The compilation opens with a great version of Rug Cutter Swing (track 1). Allen plays a great 56-bars trumpet solo, Gunther Schuller labels it as a model of economy, as it only has six short riffs.

NEW YORK IN THE ‘30s – 1934 – 1936
Henry Allen & his Orchestra: Rug Cutter Swing - There’s A House In Harlem For Sale / Taft Jordan & his Mobs: Night Wind – If The Moon Turns Green / Freddie Jenkins’ Harlem Seven: Old Fashioned Love – Nothin’ But Rhythm / Willie Bryant & his Orchestra: Mary Had A Little Lamb – Cross Patch / Adrian Rollini & his Orchestra: Waitin’ At The Gate For Katy / Adrian’s Ramblers: I Wish I Were Twins / Vic Berton & his Orchestra: Tahoo – Blue / Wingy Mannone & his Orchestra: The Isle Of Capri – I Believe In Miracles / Gene Gifford & his Orchestra: Nothin’ But The Blues – New Orleans Twist / Bunny Berigan & his Boys: It’s Been So Long – Swing, Mister Charlie / Mezz Mezzrow & his Swing Band: A Melody From The Sky – Lost.

The selection for this CD makes it a very interesting compilation worth to get yourself a copy. If you’re anxious please contact the producer Tohru Seya for more details.

Hans Koert

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Tea For Two

Thomas Fats Waller was my first hero ( except Ivanhoe, Biggles and Swiebertje , but that's beyond the scope of this blog), and, although I'm not religious or a believer of paranormal affairs some things keep me busy.

As a teenager I lived in Zeeland in the southwest part of the Netherlands ( I still do) and studied at the Pedagogische Academie ( Teachers' seminary) in Middelburg. I had to travel by train each day between Goes and Middelburg. As I collected Fats Waller I was interested in his story and I had bought myself some books about Waller (like Ain't Misbehavin' by Ed Kirkeby). I learned that Fats visited Europe and once he travelled by train to Scandinavia. I remember to have read somewhere that his train waggon had to be armoured, so he wouldn't get into contact with the German. I learned that he crossed The Channel on Sunday 11 September 1938 ( what's in a date !!) between Harwich (England) and Vlissingen ( Flushing- The Netherlands), where he boarded the train.

So I realized in my early 20s that he travelled along the same trail as I did each day to visit school.

He travelled to Hamburg and changed trains there for Copenhagen. In Copenhagen he gave several concerts. He travelled to Aarhus where he was welcomed on 14th September by .... Svend Asmussen's Five Swing Fans. They performed together at the Aarhus-Hallen that evening.

Isn't it cute that this young Waller-fan did meet Svend Asmussen 67 years later in Copenhagen to talk with him about his meeting with Oscar Aleman in December 1938? I should have mention his Waller meeting, but I didn't relalized it a year ago.

Next week this meeting with 89 years young Svend Asmussen will be one year ago and my friend Jørgen and his family from Denmark will visit us in Zeeland. Of course we will discuss this I guess.

Such events, without context, suddenly seem to be parts of a large puzzle, that keeps me busy !

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Monday, July 03, 2006

Four Fascinating Minutes

Ever been fascinated for four minutes .
I was a few days ago !!
Bruce posted a link on the 78-L list of an early sound film that captivated me because of the similarity between the film and .....
Some more blogs that might be interested for you

Sunday, July 02, 2006


A year ago I was introduced to Choro music by my friend Jørgen Larsen, co-editor of the Choro-Music blog ( ). In Copenhagen we joined the group Choro Brasil Scandinavia in a concert and a jam session with Jacob Fischer, a Danish jazz guitarist and his trio.

We found out that a documentary was made about Choro music, called Brasileirinho, by the Finnish film maker Mika Kaurismäki. It appeared to be difficult to obtain a copy, but last week the DVD was finally released in Holland and so I got mine.

I posted my first impressions of this documentary at our Choro Music blogspot . This blog, with a lot of information about Choro music, most edit by Jørgen Larsen, gives you the opportunity to inform your self about this great Brazilian music.

To give you an idea how choro music sounds I'll post you a link here that will introduce you to the tune Tico Tico, No Fuba, a well known Choro tunes.

Enjoy it.

Part of this blog was used in the extensive contribution at our Choro-Music blogspot.
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