Salt Peanuts In The Hinterlands

Salt Peanuts

As he was about to leave for three weeks of gigs in Japan, to be followed by a week in Prague, peripatetic trumpeter Bobby Shew forwarded a succinct message and a video link from Cal Haines: Here is "Salt Peanuts" on tube. The band was swinging and solos were very good. There are accomplished jazz players almost everywhere, including Albuquerque. In that city in the American southwest there is a band called SuperSax New Mexico. It specializes in arrangements of Charlie Parker … [Read more...]