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They can be outsized and outrageous think Buddy Rich. The drum-bass combo lasts about a minute, and then the piano kicks in.

Friends and colleagues pass away, the scene changes, but Bailey said he suffered a blow in February that he is still reeling from. Then later I played with a band called The Firecrackers that had the most ridiculous lineup – two trumpets, a violin – I mean it was just ridiculous. He has a lot to show for the kid of 15 who first stepped outside those school gates knowing he was going to be a drummer.

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The first track on the album “Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus” begins simply enough: I miss her terribly. I mean, for instance, Coin was influenced by a drummer named Joe Daniels in England when I was about seven years old.

This isn’t music that gets a lot of airplay today, unfortunately. Colin Bailey By Lars Trodson. I met one who gave collin a bass drum pedal and they gave me some V-discs,” said Bailey. I’m trying to keep as busy and occupied as I can, to take my mind off it. Bailey said he and his wife Jan decided not to live in England and they emigrated to Australia.


Winifred Atwell About the time Bailey turned 18 he received an invitation to audition for a pianist named Winifred Atwell – a name that may not be familiar today, but who was a aet star at the time. There were two accordions, a banjo and drums,” he said.

Colin Bailey – Bass Drum Control – Revised (Book + CD)

He has an even, gentle tone to his voice, and perhaps his English accent isn’t as strong as it was when he baioey growing up near a little town called Swindon just before World War II. We were just so damn close. Talk about heaven, to play with him and Monty bassist Phrsaing Budwig on a regular basis, it was unbelievable. Max Roach — he just blew me away, that was in,” said Bailey.

He had come to the Jazz Workshop with Jimmy Witherspoon and we played a three week gig, six nights a week, and Sunday afternoons,” said Bailey.

Bailey played with the legendary Ben Webster during this time. Bailey seems to defy these stereotypes. His grandfather and his father were baailey, they had their own shop, and Bailey’s mother used to help phraeing in the store doing the books.

He was wonderful to me. He had his own signature style. But they were jazz guys and they loved our music and we got along so well. We played dances all the time.

In I went back to George Shearing. We just knew we were meant for each other, you know? We had a good-sized house and I had my own room oc my drums to practice. There was a club in Berkeley we played — I forget what that was called.


We hung out with Sarah and Diz. For Colin Bailey, that person is Joe Morello. Bailey has been around long enough to have met his wife when she was working in a thd store where they were still spinning 78s for the customers to being able to see an old video clip of him playing on a TV show with Ben Webster that’s posted on YouTube.

I had a crush on the sister, she was a couple of years older than me. He showed me this finger control technique which is a really difficult thing. It was very pleasant,” Bailey said.

But he caught a lucky break. And he had a rhythm section, Budwig and Bailsy, that was peerless.

It would be like 3 o’clock in the morning and he would eat this big bowl of chili. All you need to do is check out his sessions with guitarists Joe Pass and Roy Clark from to see how diverse Bailey is as a player.

I was amazed by it,” said Bailey. Newer Post Older Post Home. tge

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I was from England! They won contests and things phrwsing that. The bossa nova craze, epitomized by “The Girl From Ipanema,” had also come and gone by the late s. My uncle was in the band. That’s the end of jazz.