Sunday, April 11, 2010

The National Gallery of Art (NGA) and a little jazz

Degas, Modigliani, a Soutine and the Smithsonian Jazz Orchestra

The amazing NGA original wax Degas sculptures

Ooh la-la Modi

Soutine kicks ass no matter what he did....

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra
The Life of Freddie Hubbard

Tom Williams - Trumpet
Antonio Parker - Alto Sax
Tedd Baker - Tenor Sax
Bill Holmes - Trombone
Harry Appelman - Piano
James King - Bass
Ken Kimery - Drums

And if you think that jazz is some quaint art form, read Tom Williams account of Freddie showing up in Baltimore....(Click on "My Freddie Hubbard Story") here