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Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Danish jazz bassist extraordinaire - died from a heart attack on this day in 2005, aged a mere 58 years old…

NHØP played with absolutely everybody and was possibly the best double-bass player in jazz from age 17 onwards…

Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen & Sam Jones: I Fall In Love Too Easily - from Double Bass, 1976

Personnel: NHØP - double bass; Sam Jones - double bass; Philip Catherine - guitar; Billy Higgins - drums; Albert “Tootie” Heath - tambourine

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"On the shelves were the books bound in a cardboard-like material, pale, like tanned human skin, and the manuscripts were intact. In spite of the room’s having been shut up for many years, the air seemed fresher than in the rest of the house. Everything was so recent that several weeks later, when Úrsula went into the room with a pail of water and a brush to wash the floor, there was nothing for her to do. Aureliano Segundo was deep in the reading of a book. Although it had no cover and the title did not appear anywhere, the boy enjoyed the story of a woman who sat at a table and ate nothing but kernels of rice, which she picked up with a pin, and the story of the fisherman who borrowed a weight for his net from a neighbor and when he gave him a fish in payment later it had a diamond in its stomach, and the one about the lamp that fulfilled wishes and about flying carpets. Surprised, he asked Úrsula if all that was true and she answered him that it was, that many years ago the gypsies had brought magic lamps and flying mats to Macondo.
“What’s happening,” she sighed, “is that the world is slowly coming to an end and those things don’t come here any more.””
Good bye to Gabriel García Márquez, who died of pneumonia on April 17, 2014, aged 87…

"On the shelves were the books bound in a cardboard-like material, pale, like tanned human skin, and the manuscripts were intact. In spite of the room’s having been shut up for many years, the air seemed fresher than in the rest of the house. Everything was so recent that several weeks later, when Úrsula went into the room with a pail of water and a brush to wash the floor, there was nothing for her to do. Aureliano Segundo was deep in the reading of a book. Although it had no cover and the title did not appear anywhere, the boy enjoyed the story of a woman who sat at a table and ate nothing but kernels of rice, which she picked up with a pin, and the story of the fisherman who borrowed a weight for his net from a neighbor and when he gave him a fish in payment later it had a diamond in its stomach, and the one about the lamp that fulfilled wishes and about flying carpets. Surprised, he asked Úrsula if all that was true and she answered him that it was, that many years ago the gypsies had brought magic lamps and flying mats to Macondo.

“What’s happening,” she sighed, “is that the world is slowly coming to an end and those things don’t come here any more.””

Good bye to Gabriel García Márquez, who died of pneumonia on April 17, 2014, aged 87…

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Herbie Mann: Norwegian Wood - from The Wailing Dervishes, 1967

Personnel: Bass – Reggie Workman; Bass [Fender] – Steve Knight; Clarinet – Hachig T. Kazarian; Drums – Bruno Carr; Flute - Herbie Mann; Goblet Drum [Dümbek] – Moulay “Ali” Hafid; Oud – Chick Ganimian; Vibraphone [Vibraharp] – Roy Ayers; Zither – Esber Köprücü

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