In 1939, Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, two jazz-loving
German immigrants, started a small indepdent jazz label in a New York apartment. Seventy years later, the myth and magic of the Blue Note sound are as strong as
Jazz isn't the only form of music that has great solos, but it wouldn't be what it is without 'em. In this hour, we dissect the art and craft of the jazz solo and go in search of the solos that changed the course of jazz history.
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