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Toots: A Life, In His Own Words   Arts and Entertainment

Started 14-Apr by Bab6s; 444 views.
Bab6s

From: Bab6s

14-Apr

Toots:

A Life, In His Own Words

Herewith a profile of Toots Thielemans cobbled together from two of the best interviews with him available online: "Pruning the Tree: Seven Decades of Jazz with Toots Thielemans,” by Terry Perkins at All About Jazz (April 13, 2004); and “Toots Thielemans: A Lucky Label,” by Les Tompkins (1978) at Jazz Professional www.jazzprofessional.com Perkins’s questions are preceded by TP, Tompkins’s by LT.

http://www.thebluegrassspecial.com/archive/2012/may2012/toots-thielemans-feature.html

Bab6s

From: Bab6s

14-Apr

Hello Sand-Grain!! wave relaxed

I know you like Jazz Festivals, so this is for you!

Stevie Wonder, who introduced the chromatic harmonica to soul music, joins Toots Thielemans on the Thielemans classic, ’Bluesette’

BLUESETTE WITH STEVIE WONDER AT THE SWEDISH POLAR MUSIC PRIZE

Toots Thielemans - 27 Mar 2011
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLuL5n9cnlM

Toots Thielemans & Stevie Wonder - Bluesette

                                                                                              headphones

  • Edited 14 April 2021 14:51  by  Bab6s
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drl0lip0p

From: drl0lip0p

15-Apr

Kudos!!! Great musician!! grinning thumbsup

Toots and the guys played Music and showed up in mass gatherings up to their nineties!!!

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Toots Thielemans played his harmonica up to his death at  94 years old!

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TAB00GA

From: TAB00GA

16-Apr

thumbsup AWESOMENESS! !! 

Please let's all bow to his life on earth, now passing and musical spirits!! ! 

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NewsFrea1

From: NewsFrea1

18-Apr

I love Toots' HARMONICA, I have his Album relaxed

Toots Thielemans - Time For Toots  ( Full Album )

5 Jan 2018
All That Jazz Don Kaart
https://youtu.be/fk50q945Ah4

Toots Thielemans - Guitar, Harmonica....
Kenny Drew - Piano....
Art Taylor - Drums....
Wilbur Ware - Bass....
________________________________
A1 - The Nearness of You
A2 - In a Sentimental Mood
A3 - You Took Advantage of Me
A4 - Cool & Easy
A5 - Body & Soul
A6 - Cuckoo in the Clock
B1 - Tangerine
B2 - Early Autumn
B3 - Them There Eyes
B4 - Handfull of Stars
B5 - Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
B6 - Clap Yo' Hands

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NewsFrea1

From: NewsFrea1

18-Apr

One of my favourites

Sting & Toots Thielemans

- Shape Of My Heart (1993)

berrieloeki 12 Jul 2015
https://youtu.be/5-ofMfDkY6g

Sting (bass + vocals), Dominic Miller (guitar), Ofra Harnoy (cello) and Toots Thielemans (harmonica) performing Shape Of My Heart live during the Grand Gala du Disc show in 1993.

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BarthaS

From: BarthaS

19-Apr

RIP - such an amazing and skillful artist!! vheart_eyes 

Bab6s

From: Bab6s

19-Apr

Isn't he inspiring?  tulip

Bab6s

From: Bab6s

19-Apr

Awesome, I have seen Sting and Toots together --  yet!

I LOVE IT! revolving_hearts

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