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Old 05-27-2013, 06:03 AM
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Default Re: ...for the jazz cats ...

Here's some songs written for or inspired by Nica:
Blues for Nica - Kenny Drew
Bolivar Blues - Thelonious Monk
Cats in My Belfry - Barry Harris
Coming on the Hudson - Thelonious Monk
Inca - Barry Harris
Little Butterfly - Thelonious Monk and John Hendricks
Nica - Sonny Clark
Nica's Day - Wayne Horvitz
Nica's Dream - Horace Silver
Nica's Dream (Dee Dee Bridgewater added lyrics)
Nica Steps Out - Freddie Redd
Pannonica - Donald Byrd
Pannonica - Doug Watkins
Pannonica - Thelonious Monk
Poor Butterfly - Sonny Rollins
Thelonica - Tommy Flanagan
Theme for Nica - Eddie Thompson
Tonica - Kenny Dorham
Weehawken Mad Pad - Art Blakey

It is truly an amazing read about an amazing time in the world and in music.

Very cool that Detroit has a living version of Nica!!! Five Stars for Her ***** nice article!
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