Oscar Pettiford

FIRST IF YOU MISSED THIS WEEKS EPISODE of JAZZ BASS IN YOUR HEAD (#7): CLICK >>>>>>>   OSCAR PETTIFORD (Part ONE)    TO LISTEN 🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭   Do your ears play tricks on you?…When you have this idea,”Wait, that sounds like…” “..{insert comparative music}..” And then you compare them and over-analyze why you thought that…and maybe […]

On the show today featuring Jimmie Blanton, I mentioned I would write about the riverboat of Fate Marable. I first learned about Fate Marable through reading about Jimmie Blanton’s life.  I remember reading, “…and on Fate Marable’s jazz riverboats he was recruited by Duke Ellington”. I thought wow. A big band riverboat. Awesome.  But these […]


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