By Prince Rupert Loewenstein
'He is a brilliant monetary brain for the marketplace. He performs that like I play guitar. so long as there's a grin on Rupert's face, I'm cool.'Keith Richards on Prince Rupert LoewensteinIn 1968 Mick Jagger couldn't comprehend why the Rolling Stones had no funds. the guy he requested to assist used to be a German prince, a service provider banker. They solid an not likely alliance which re-invented the company of rock'n'roll. As a youthquake shook the institution, Prince Rupert Loewenstein thrived in either worlds, by no means relinquishing his splendor or decorum. for almost 40 years Prince Rupert labored with the Stones as 'a blend of financial institution supervisor, psychiatrist and nanny', frequently enthralled yet usually bemused and exasperated. Coolly neutral, dryly funny, this can be a refreshingly assorted tackle the rock'n'roll global from inside its internal sanctum.
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Soon jazz stars like tenor sax pioneer Coleman Hawkins were hiring him, and the teen became a ﬁxture at Harlem clubs like Minton’s and Monroe’s, where Dizzy Gillepsie, Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke, and Charlie Christian were putting aside the big band charts that earned them their daily bread in order to toss their evolving ideas about harmonic extensions and rhythmic twists into the communal pot. Christian’s upbeat, Lester Young–ﬂavored guitar solos ﬁred the imagination; Gillespie and Monk were, in their different ways, expanding jazz’s language beyond the blues and pop, internalizing, as it were, the language of Gershwin and Debussy and rewriting it to new beats, which were Clarke’s insights, developed out of the need to redeﬁne the drummer’s role in small groups.
I have no idea how many times I’ve seen Max Roach play, and how many times I’ve listened to his recordings: The Quintet at Massey Hall; Birth of the Cool; A Study in Brown, with Clifford Brown and Rollins; We Insist: Freedom Now! ’s. Among the last few times I’ve seen Roach onstage, two stand out in my memory. The ﬁrst was in Harlem, where he played solo for a beneﬁt audience of glitterati that included ex-mayor David Dinkins and congressman Charlie Rangel. Roach’s legs were clearly showing their age: he needed some help climbing the drum riser, and there was a scary moment when he slipped and the crowd audibly drew its breath.
Also like Monroe, she had a creative personality crosshatched with neurotic paradoxes, which she managed to transmute into art that was distinctive, eccentric—all hers. ” Born in 1910, when Louis Armstrong was a preteen and jazz was unrecorded, Williams, at the age of four, could hear a piece of music and play it back. At seven, she began her long working life in Pittsburgh and earned a chunk of her near-destitute family’s keep. At 12, she had mastered parlor-piano favorites, light opera, ragtime, stride, boogie-woogie, waltzes, marches, and Irish-tenor hits.
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