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5:20AM

Mr. Nick's Jazz Corner - Series #1 - Featuring Danny Luciano

While searching through many files within Danny’s Archives, we discovered our library videos of

"Mr. Nick’s Jazz Corner Entertainment Series"


containing favorite music renditions from our friends & colleagues -

In addition too "The Ladies & Gentlemen Of JAZZ"

<*> Please Note: We have many request from visitors

to feature this new series of videos in the coming weeks.


"MR. NICK'S JAZZ CORNER"  

. . . Is a small neighborhood place that has a vast eclectic "Treasure Chest" collection of music from Jazz, Big Bands, Swing, Rhythm & Blues plus the inevitable foot-tapping sounds that feature many talented musicians that have contributed a big part as leaders and sidemen for many big bands, small combos, lounge acts who have toured the country for the past decades.

These musicians have given us the taste from cool to hot and the warmth some ballads that will remain as Memorable Moments of Music with our hearts.

Recorded 1962©dannyluciano-All rights reserved

But Beautiful”

has been a favorite standard song of many Jazz Musicians and Pop Vocalists for many generations. This expressive 1962 instrumental version was recorded by Danny luciano.


12:07PM

"JAZZ - YESTERDAY, TODAY, TOMORROW" by Danny Luciano

 

 

During the late 1960s, I had the opportunity to have a friendly meeting with Herman Baron while he was the acting General Processing Manager for The Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) – that was located in Philadelphia.  ISI was a leading international company known for the publication and distribution of scientific journals worldwide. 

Dr. Eugene Garfield 
Dr. Eugene Garfield PhD. is an American Scientist also the owner and founder of the company. While being casually acquainted with both men, we would have various conversations about entertainment, popular music and especially Jazz. Dr. Garfield played alto saxophone and on many occasions, we often discussed music theory and Jazz artists.
The interests in mainstream, straight-ahead jazz, rhythm ‘n blues always prevailed in our conversations. He would also mention that during his frequent worldwide business meetings, which included France, he had the opportunity to visit the Selmer Saxophone Company to purchase various instruments for his collection.
Herman BaronHerman Baron, with his business credentials and publishing experience is President and owner of DIANE Publishing Company, which is a leading publisher and distributor of a carefully selection of U.S. Government reports. For over 20 years, DIANE Publishing Company also has made available many important documents, reports from the U.S. Government plus a wide variety and out-of print book titles on many topics. His interests in many styles of music plus the many conversations in the past with Dr. Garfield, especially about the topic of Jazz always prevailed.
Upon the return from a trip to Miami Florida, it was during the late 1990s; Herman approached me as a friend to author a book “Jazz Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow” to express my many experiences on the road as a musician plus promotion, recording, event production and meetings with associated colleagues that spans a career more than 50 years. This book is available at a 30% Discount with PROMO CODE: "jazz30".
The 300 pages of this book “Jazz Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow” are not only interesting and informative but entertaining as well. It features a Century of Jazz covering many various jazz musicians and vocalists that have reigned during the decades of Jazz. Included are many sidemen who have lived in obscurity, the Jazz Capitols of the USA music, venues, locales & musicians of the Delaware Valley of Pennsylvania when that area was a hotbed of jazz clubs and dance hall venues, plus News items, featuring interesting facts and trivia are included.
In addition, personal essays of many experiences of the author during his more than 50 years as a musician, and performer on the East and West Coasts and all points in-between. 
Post Script: With more than 55 years of experience as a tenor saxophonist has given me the opportunity to express my viewpoints on the meaning of Mainstream Jazz -Straight Ahead Jazz and the meaning of “Playing in the Pocket”                  in other words . . .
“It Don’t Mean A Thing . . . If It Ain’t Got That Swing!”