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a flattened third or seventh

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Blue Note is more than just a record label; it is jazz music's Library of Congress, a compendium of music, album art, photography, and liner notes that document much of the history of jazz.
Appropriate to this American story, two of the founding figures of Blue Note were immigrants.
30pm, features a number of performances and tributes from musicians and friends including the Notebenders Big Band, the Blue Notes, David Murray, Jean Toussaint, Gary Crosby, Nana Tsiboe, Helen McDonald and Winston Clifford.
From the early 1990s, Russ documented Andy Hamilton's gigs with the Blue Notes and guests at his various residencies in Bearwood in Birmingham.
Harold Melvin's Blue Notes opened the concert with a dynamic set that almost stole the show.
The Blue Notes (Anthony Brooks, Rufus Thorne, and John Morris) got in the groove on Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff's "The Love I Lost," a Philadelphia Soul classic.
Wynton Marsalis - Live At The House Of Tribes (Blue Note 7243 4 77133 2 3) HHH The archconservative has been sounding a little livelier since joining the Blue Note roster.
The Blue Note Concert Series is coordinated by Downtown Eugene Inc.
In summary, Blue Notes is an engrossing tour of Yusef Komunyakaa's mind relative to prosody.
On Thursday, Andy will be supported by his band, The Blue Notes, with Vic Evans on vocals.
The Blue Notes were mellowing out in a most engaging way, cultivating an enfolding atmosphere of sustained calm.
Blue notes can be played on Western instruments without fingering minor thirds, dominant (flatted) sevenths, and flatted fifths if the player has the African American conception of temperament.
Nearly all of its 25 players are band leaders in their own right, joining together to celebrate the music of South Africa's famed Blue Notes band.
Presently, in addition to the Blue Note New York, there are three Blue Notes operating successfully in the Japanese cities of Tokyo, Osaka and Fukuoka.
Blue notes, "From the start, we want this project to be the most important spirits event since the discovery of distillation.