This band is part of the wave of new young faces in Czech jazz over the last decade (with the exception of the experienced double-bass player Petr Dvorsky, who came on the scene right at the start of the 1990s), and in style it takes off from the musical peak of pre-electric jazz, its hardbop
On the surface, Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz is about Blue Note records, a label that has played an important role in documenting American blues, swing, hardbop
and avant-garde jazz.
Ewen plays hardbop
tenor, Hugh has a background in the funkier end of jazz - put them together and who knows what will happen.
"Groovin' Low": my swing is more mellow / these days: not the hardbop
drive / i used to roll but more of a cool / foxtrot.
Miles and Coltrane rode together from bebop and hardbop
to modal jazz.
Spelman writes, with "Big bushy Afros on the sisters and hardbop
in the air...
He came out of Art Blakey's hardbop
College of Musical Knowledge shooting his mouth off, attacking everybody from Miles to Herbie Hancock, styles from fusion to funk.
The core of the orchestra consisted of members of younger generation bands, the hardbop
Volf Jazztet, the purely jazzrock Impuls, Energit, and Mahagon and many guests from other bands.
Alexander is a straight down the line hardbop
tenor player with the broad sweep we expect these days.