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jazz paper 3 - MUSIC 506 Generations Band at SFSU Seeing...

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MUSIC 506 Generations Band at SFSU Seeing the Generations Band in person for the first time was a blast. Professor Speight had been spreading the hype about the whole ordeal and I appreciated the fact that he invited his students to attend a private session with him and his band. The site of the performance was at SFSU in Knuth Hall where jazz class is held. Upon entering Knuth Hall, I was sure to get a front row seat so I could see and hear the performance to the fullest. Jimmy Cobb, one of my father’s all time favorites, was part of the group. I know that Cobb’s career as a drummer dates back to the very roots of modern jazz, playing with such greats like Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley. Since my father was present with me during the performance, he told me that Cobb was the drummer on Miles Davis’ recording, Kind of Blue. If there were any album that transcends through time and space, I would say that Kind of Blue has done just that, multitalented individuals at their best. They didn't need digital overlays to make them
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