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Nick Mason on the moment Pink Floyd became Pink Floyd: ‘We sort of really did transition’

Nick Mason on the moment Pink Floyd became Pink Floyd: ‘We sort of really did transition’

Pink Floyd didn’t finally begin its journey toward the platinum-selling group we all know until years after its founding. Nick Mason can tell you when.

Chico Hamilton and Euphoria – The Inquiring Mind (2014)

Chico Hamilton and Euphoria – The Inquiring Mind (2014)

Chico Hamilton rose to individual fame in the 1950s with an Eric Dolphy-fired chamber jazz unit, but there was always something angular, something interesting and offbeat happening — even dating back to 1959’s That Hamilton Man, an album dominated by this quiet melancholy.

Jazz drummer Chico Hamilton (1921-2013): An Appreciation

Jazz drummer Chico Hamilton (1921-2013): An Appreciation

NEA jazz master Chico Hamilton, whose career highlights included stints with Lester Young and leading his own celebrated West Coast-jazz band, has died. The legendary drummer was 92.

Gimme Five: Chico Hamilton on Lester Young, Lena Horne, Gerry Mulligan, others

On this special edition of Something Else! Reviews’ One Track Mind, we hand the reins over to jazz drummer Chico Hamilton.

Something Else! Interview: Jazz legend Chico Hamilton

Jazz legend Chico Hamilton celebrated turning 90 last month — how else? — but issuing another album. With Revelation, the NEA Jazz Master’s 60th project, Hamilton continues to build on a remarkable recording career dating back to 1941.

Year-End Odds and Ends: Jazz, Vol. 1

by Pico The other day, I explained our lack of year-end lists that all good music review sites do by a still-bountiful stack of unexplored CD’s that deserved some checking out before I can put together a tally that looks somewhat informed. Even after this clearinghouse of an article I’ll still be writing about 2009 jazz records into 2010, butRead More

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