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last updated 1 November 2019
There are a
number of interesting articles, blog postings and
write ups on Warne Marsh. Accordingly, I have devoted
a separate page to either link or host these types of
documents for interested visitors to the site. All
documents credited to and copyright of the owners or
known sources. I would welcome contributions,
feedback, corrections and clarifications from anyone
familiar with Warne Marsh and any of the information
contained herein. - Seth Kaplan mailto:email@example.com
1st. November 2019.
Original Warne Marsh concert program from Mills College Oct.1,1987.
Courtesy of Bill Schweitzer.
30th. December 2016.
Down Beat magazine for
March 21. 1957 reviewing the Warne Marsh-Ted
Brown Quintet playing at Bill Whisling's
Club on Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood.
Courtesy of Jack Goodwin.
9th. October 2016.
reviews of Warne
Marsh's self-titled Atlantic album [Atlantic 1291]
Martin Williams' review from the January 8, 1959
issue of Down Beat and
Mimi Clar's review from the February 1959
of The Jazz
Japanese, of the liner notes to the
Personal Statement album by Warne Marsh.
Courtesy of Jack Goodwin.
a review (Downbeat?) by Chris Sheridan of
Warne's 1975 appearance at a pub in Stockport,
Cheshire, England 20 Dec 1975. The bill
featured The Warne Marsh Quartet at the Warren
Bulkeley Hotel, Stockport, England featuring
Warne Marsh (tenor saxophone); Dave Cliff
(guitar); Peter Ind (bass) and Al Levitt
additional document shown below is a letter
from Warne Marsh
to John William Hardy, owner of Revelation
Records, regarding a reel to reel tape
recording of what appears to be the working
titles for the first eight tracks from side
one of Revelation 22 "Warne Marsh - The Art
of Improvising" Volume 1 issued in 1974 and
featuring excerpts of tracks recorded at The
Half Note in February of 1959. Featured
personnel are Warne Marsh (tenor saxophone); Lee
Konitz (alto saxophone); Bill Evans (piano); Jimmy
Garrison (bass) and Paul Motian (drums) The
notes in red ink are by John William Hardy.
an interesting presentation on James
of Jazz webpage featuring the
Warne Marsh Quintet on the KABC-TV Stars of
Jazz - March 11, 1957 television broadcast.
The Warne Marsh Quintet was comprised of
Warne Marsh and Ted Brown on tenor
saxophone, Ronnie Ball on piano, Ben Tucker
on bass, and Jeff Morton on drums. Reference
entry 57-0311 in the
complete Warne Marsh Discography for details.
The presentation features the original
script with program notes and the Orchestra
Manager's report listing details on the
musicians, the broadcast, rehearsals etc.
Also supplemented by details of the group's
then recent performances at 'Whisling's
Modern Jazz Room’ 6507 Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood including the review of the
group's performances (on two successive
Fridays) by John Tynan in the March 21, 1957
edition of Down Beat. Reference entry
57-0200 in the
complete Warne Marsh Discography for details. Several then recent
albums featuring Warne, Ted Brown, Ronnie
Ball and other personnel from the group
recorded around that general time frame are
also included. Click here
for presentation. A single PDF file of the
program script and other photos comprising
the presentation may be viewed here.
Presentation credit James
Harrod. Photo credits - Ray
Avery Estate and the Howard Lucraft
1. Warne Marsh Obituary
from Los Angeles Times, Saturday, December 19
Marsh Obituary from Mike Hennessy - Downbeat
Warne Marsh Interview
by Roland Baggenaes - Coda December 1976 :
Here's an interesting interview with Warne from
1976 issue of Coda. - Originally
posted by David Valdez to davidvaldez.blogspot.com