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SoHereIAm
03-23-2008, 07:19 PM
Well, I'm into ska so I decided to check out some jazz because I love that horn section. Needless to say, jazz fucking pwns so recommend me some jazz artists besides/similar to Duke Ellington.
plz.

beantownskater71
03-23-2008, 07:20 PM
Miles Davis.



..Posi to you

tubbyturd
03-23-2008, 07:29 PM
Without a doubt pick up the album 'Mack the Knife' by Louis Armstrong. The Glen Miller Orchestra is pretty good too (albeit more of a swing sound). The Squirrel Nut Zippers if you want contemporary swing.

Ipswitch
03-23-2008, 07:38 PM
i loooooove jazz

Joshua Redman
John Coltrane
Thelonious Monk
John Scofield
Wes Montgomery
Joe Pass
The Bad Plus
Bill Evans
Miles Davis
Charles Mingus
Eric Dolphy
Chris Potter
Hiromi
Herbie Hancock
Soulive

... some of my favorites. If you ever want any other suggestions, just IM or PM me.

tubbyturd
03-23-2008, 07:54 PM
Since I'm feeling a bit altruistic today, here's a link to that Mack the Knife album I mentioned: here (http://www.megaupload.com/?d=A25XR5YO)

Emerica
03-23-2008, 07:58 PM
All I can say is Miles Davis.

Mingus has some good stuff. And maybe Thad Jones.

Ynot
03-23-2008, 07:59 PM
welcome to the wonderful world of jazz. now i'd suggest something, but ipswitch already posted anybody that i would of thought of. by the way, check out some jazz fusion too.