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By Michael Paterson

The British monarchy should be over one thousand years previous, however the condo of Windsor dates purely from 1917, while, in the midst of the 1st global warfare that was once to determine the death of the foremost thrones of continental Europe, it rebranded itself from the particularly Germanic Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to the homely and wide-spread Windsor. via redefining its loyalties to spot with its humans and state instead of the princes, kings and emperors of Europe to whom it used to be comparable by means of delivery and marriage, it set the monarchy at the direction of version, making itself suitable and permitting it to outlive. on account that then, the tremendous line trodden by means of the home of Windsor among old and sleek, grandeur and thrift, splendour and informality, remoteness and accessibility, and impression and neutrality has left it safer and its attraction extra common at the present time than ever.

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Cummings, “Once like a spark” and “Which is the very in sad this havingest world,” Dave Brubeck brought “Miniature Dance Suite,” including “Slow Dance,” “Tripla” and “Country Dance,” Dave Van Kriedt’s piece was “Dance Suite in Four Movements” and Jack Weeks, the only one not to solo earlier, had composed music for “La Lune Blanche,” a poem by Paul Verlaine. Additionally, Dorothy Ohannesian returned to play an unidentified instrument on “Which is the very in sad this havingest world” and “La Lune Blanche”; she had made her first guest appearance with the band in Stockton.

Moreover, Tjader plays the cencerro and bongos simultaneously throughout Guaraldi’s solo. Speaking of finger-snapping, Tjader snaps his fingers and slaps the bongos as he opens and closes the theme of Hoagy Carmichael’s “Ivy,” taped during the first Marabuto session. Two 78 RPM records, “Ivy”/”Give Me the Simple Life” and “These Foolish Things”/“Charley’s Quote,” were put out by Galaxy, Fantasy’s just established subsidiary label, in October and December, respectively. “Chopsticks Mambo”/“Vibra-Tharpe” was issued in March 1952 and “Lullaby of the Leaves”/“Three Little Words” was saved for the fall.

Smith created during his solos, as well as the quality musicianship and “fine jazz conception” of Paul Desmond, alto saxophone; Robert Collins, trombone; Richard Collins, trumpet and Callen Tjader, drums. “Between [the intense modern jazz tunes] a group of original compositions were offered,” wrote Arnow in his summation. “In [these compositions] the crux of what Brubeck and his musicians are attempting to do becomes apparent. ’”40 “It was Paul [Desmond] who got Jimmy Lyons interested in the octet,” said Brubeck’s One.

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