Consecration Day 28 & Ravel & Quartet & First Movement


Maurice Ravel, String Quartet in F major (1903), first movement (Allegro moderato — Très doux). The Fine Arts Quartet (1986). Ralph Evans and Efim Boico, violins; Wolfgang Laufer, cello; Jerry Horner, viola.

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Consecrecration Day 26 & Herbie Hancock & Canteloupe Island


Blue Note concert at the Town Hall, New York City, 1985. Herbie Hancock (piano), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Joe Henderson (sax), Ron Carter (bass), Tony Williams (drums).

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Consecration Day 24 & Maiden Voyage & Herbie Hancock


“Maiden Voyage,” from Maiden Voyage (1965). Herbie Hancock (piano), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), George Coleman (tenor saxophone), Ron Carter (bass), Tony Williams (drums).

There’s no super good reason to be putting these up every day, but now it’s gotten to the point where I’m doing this to keep track of which day I’m on . . . Text here. Video here: