The fan club beginnings… Part VI (The legend of Buddy Bolden)
“…Buddy Bolden could play so loud, he could make the rain stay up in the sky.
Then he could turn around and play a song so sweet, it would make your mama cry…”
(Extract from Wynton’s book: “Sweet Swing Blues on the road”)
Perugia (Italy), 1993.
Wynton is at Umbria Jazz festival with his septet.
Here he plays the tune entitled The legend of Buddy Bolden (Quicktime 7 required – 26.6 mb). Enjoy this wonderful solo !
(Click on the link to open it directly, or right-click to save the clip on your hard disk)