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Tabula Rasa

Anyone familiar at all with the jazz world of today will know the great drumming of Eric Harland.  I met Eric when he was eighteen years old and came to audition at the Manhattan School of Music, he was instantly … Continue reading

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Happy-Go-Lucky-ism

4.4.11 The second track on Hearsay is “Happy-Go-Lucky-ism”. This one has the swing era harmonic strategy of diminished to major, which I suppose was the inspiration for the title, that carefree, joyful gait (even if this tune sounds nothing like … Continue reading

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