Friday, July 11, 2014

Charlie Haden (1937–2014)

Charlie Haden was a giant of music. My recommendation right now: Steal Away: Spirituals, Hymns and Folk Songs (Verve, 1995), an album of duets with Hank Jones. Here is a sample: “Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen.” The best way I can describe Haden’s sound: deep.

More: Remembering Jazz Legend Charlie Haden (NPR).


July 12: The New York Times has an obituary.

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