Hi folks, hope all of you are enjoying the summer.

Some sad news prompts me to drop in from my sabbatical. The name Horace Silver may not be familiar to many Forum members but I have a picture of him hanging in my office, along with pictures other slightly lesser figures: bassist George Mraz, Wes Montgomery, singer Abbie Lincoln. His pivotal stature in jazz is described in the following London Telegraph obituary, which features some great pics of Horace.


For this post I put together a quick performance of a big band arrangement of one of his truly powerhouse tunes (other details are in the SoundCloud notes). Even if you don't like jazz, you'll like the brevity of my solo.

BB Style: JAZZFAST (t=290).
RealDrum Styles: ChaChaFull^8, Jazz #1 and RockEven8.

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