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CULT CLASSIC: LEE MORGAN-THE COOKER.

Cult Classic: Lee Morgan-The Cooker. When eighteen year old trumpeter Lee Morgan signed to Blue Note Records as a solo artist in 1956, he was already a prodigious talent and had the potential to become one of the greatest trumpeters of his generation. That talent was soon apparent. Introducing Lee Morgan. On November the ‘4th’ …

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LEE MORGAN-THE COOKER.

Lee Morgan-The Cooker. Label: Blue Note Records. ’1st’ May 2020. When eighteen year old trumpeter Lee Morgan signed to Blue Note Records as a solo artist in 1956, he was already a prodigious talent and had the potential to become one of the greatest trumpeters of his generation. That talent was soon apparent. Introducing Lee …

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CHET BAKER QUINTETTE-CHET BAKER QUINTETTE.

CHET BAKER QUINTETTE-CHET BAKER QUINTETTE. Chet Baker’s big break came when he joined Charlie Parker’s band at the Tiffany Club, in Los Angeles. That was in May 1952, when Chet was just twenty-three. Even then, it was widely recognized that Chet Baker was a prodigious talent. A great future was forecast for the former member …

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