Bobby Timmons

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    The Bobby Timmons Trio: The Sweetest Sounds (Classic 1960s Trio Sessions)

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    I Thought About You (feat. Sam Jones & Jimmy Cobb)Bobby Timmons
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        Bobby Timmons became so famous for the gospel and funky blues clich+¬s in his solos and compositions that his skills as a Bud Powell-inspired bebop player have been long forgotten. After emerging from the Philadelphia jazz scene, Timmons worked with Kenny Dorham (1956), Chet Baker, Sonny Stitt, and the Maynard Ferguson Big Band. He was partly responsible for the commercial success of both Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and Cannonball Adderley's Quintet. For Blakey (who he was with... Read more

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