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Jazz Chronicle – 1989

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Quincy Jones assembles a vast array of contempory talent for his album Back on the Block, a heady mixture of bop and popular styles, including rap.

- Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, a group that nurtured several generations of exciting performers, are reunited just one year before the great drummer’s death.

- Roy Eldridge dies in New York aged 78.

- 19 years old trumpeter Roy Hargrove, records Diamond in the Rough.

-  Keith Jarrett Trio records Standards live in Oslo for ECM.

- Charles Mingus’s large-scale work Epitaph, completed and edited by Gunther Schuller, receives posthumous first performance.

In Greece, 4 releases from Nana Simopoulos, Pandelis Karayorgis, Sakis Papadimitriou and Yiorgos Fakanas :

Nana Simopoulos - Still Waters

Pandelis Karayorgis - Hand Made: Music of Thelonious Monk + One. from Boston

Sakis Papadimitriou - Piano Oracles

Yiorgos  Fakanas - Horizon

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