1970 Blood, Sweat & Tears at home and abroad

Contents: Blood, Sweat & Tears – on the spot coverage of a BS&T – Miles Davis concert and BS&T’s post-European tour press conference; UCSD’s Eclectic Electric Curriculum – Ross Russell describes the University of California at San Diego’s advanced music department; Dr. Joseph Scianni – NYU’s Jazz Guru; Bobby Bryant’s Hattiesburg Happenings; Blindfold Test – Richard Boone; Lew Soloff’s “Lucretia’s Reprise” solo transcription; more

1970 September 17 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1971 Herbie Hancock: Into his own thing

Contents: Herbie Hancock: Into his own thing; Quadrosoni -the sound of tomorrow?; The Dolby System – a step forward; Bernard Purdie – Soul Beat Mavin; Norris Turney – the long road up; Warsaw Warmth – Jazz Jamboree ’70; Music Workshop: Guitar Fingerboard Scale Patterns part 2; more

1971 January 21 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1970 Satchmo at 70: A birthday salute to the king Louis Armstrong

Contents: Satchmo at 70: A birthday salute to the king Louis Armstrong; National College Jazz Festival; Satchmo’s down beat scrapbook – a selection of highlights from our files; Satchmo remembered – Leonard Feather tells what Louis has meant to him; For Louis Armstrong at 70 -a thoughtful analysis of the impact of a great artist; Basic Louis: An LP primer; Music Workshop: Louis plays the blues – three solos; more

1970 July 9 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1970 Jethro Tull – honest musicianship

Contents: A Tull Story – England’s Jethro Tull Combo investigated by Harvey Siders; The rebirth of Gene Ammons; Joe Farrell – versatile and accomplished young reedman; Sal Nistico -a probing account of the creative jazzman in a big band context; Music Workshop: Coleman Hawkins “Out of Nowhere” solo; In Memoriam: Johnny Hodges; more

1970 June 25 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1970 Down Beat Magazine – Percussion Issue – Ginger Baker, Buddy Rich, Louis Bellson & more

Contents: Percussion Issue: Master Drummer – the story of Louis Bellson; Ginger Baker explains his style, influences and reservations about jazz drummers; Different Drummers – a composite profile – the careers of Andrew Cyrille, Clifford Jarvis, Beaver Harris, Milford Graves; Buddy Rich in Washington; Blindfold Test: Stix Hooper; Music Workshop: Syncopation in odd time signatures; more

1970 March 19 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1970 Down Beat: The Rise of Roberta Flack

Contents: The Rise of Roberta Flack; What is a jazz singer? – 11 vocal stars answer; Irene Reid “I’ve been here all the time” -the under-rated vocalist describes her career; Dreams – promising new jazz-rock group; Monterey Festival Diary; Blindfold Test – Roberta Flack; Caught in the act: Notre Dame Blues Festival; Music Workshop: Bessie Smith; more

1970 November 12 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1970 Chicago – second to none in Big-Band Rock – a profile of the Jazz-Rock Pioneers

Contents: Chicago – second to none in Big-Band Rock – a profile of the Jazz-Rock Pioneers; Music Workshop: Flying Fingerboard patterns for jazz guitar; Peerless Erroll Garner; Jazz Blooms at Concord; Doomsday for rock festivals?; Benny Goodman describes his European tour; Blindfold test: Roy McCurdy; Caught in the act – Hempstead Jazz Festival; more

1970 October 29 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1971 Down Beat 16th Annual Yearbook – Music ’71

Contents: The state of jazz mid-year; A year of selling out; Johnny Hedges remembered; The Origin of the Blues; Ralph Berton’s personal perspective on a nostalgic Pee Wee Russell Memorial; Confessions of a Society Musician – Joey Nash offers this humorous glimpse; The Art of Warne Marsh; A Memory of Sidney Bechet; Recording with Woody Herman; A revealing interview with Frank Zappa; Killer Joe -a complete score to the Quincy Jones big band hit; Lester Young Discography, part 1 – 1936-1945; Index to Down Beat 1970; more

1971 Down Beat 16th Annual Yearbook Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1970 Herbie Mann – interview of the highly successful flutist-bandleader-producer

Contents: Herbie Mann – interview of the highly successful flutist-bandleader-producer; Shelly Manne – veteran percussionist, clubowner, bandleader and sportsman describes his European tour; Leon Thomas: Avant-Garde with roots – the unique vocalist describes his musical philosophy; Buster Williams -an interview with the versatile bassist; Music Workshop: Herbie Mann’s “Memphis Underground” solo transcription; more

1970 December 10 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1970 Quincy Jones has a brand new (old) bag

Contents: Quincy Jones has a brand new (old) bag; Charles Stepney Interview; Inside BS&T’s Fred Lipsius; Wailin’ at Vail – Jazz Party 1970; Caught in the act: Jonah Jones, McCoy Tyner, The Grateful Dead; Blindfold Test: Chick Corea; Music Workshop: Herbie Hancock’s “Firewater” Solo transcription; more

1970 November 26 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1971 Charles Mingus – Hall of Fame – 1971 36th annual Downbeat readers poll results

Contents: Charles Mingus – Hall of Fame – 1971 36th annual Downbeat readers poll results; Blindfold Test: Gene Russell; Caught in the Act: Duke Ellington, Sy Oliver, Jim Hall; Music Workshop: Richard Davis “Shiny Stockings” solo transcription; more

1971 December 23 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1971 “Jesus Christ Superstar” Beyond Redemption!

Contents: “Jesus Christ Superstar” Beyond Redemption! – review of the current Broadway smash; Film Review: Frank Zappa’s “200 Motels”; The Kennedy Center Festival – D.C. Jazz Currents; Frank Foster’s Big Band Quest; Blindfold Test: Don Menza; Caught in the act: Maynard Ferguson, George Barnes – Bucky Pizzarelli; Music Workshop: The Thinking Drummer by Ed Shaughnessy; more

1971 December 9 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1971 Billy Taylor – the hippest band on TV? – David Frost Show

Contents: Billy Taylor – the hippest band on TV? – David Frost Show; John Hammond – Columbia Records director of talent aquisition and executive producer; Studios -a look at the scene behind the scene; Meet Pat Williams – up and coming film composer; Blindfold Test: Marian McPartland; Caught in the act: Roswell Rudd, Electric Hot Tuna / Taj Mahal, Thelonious Monk; Music Workshop: Guitar Fingerboard Scale Patterns part 3; more

1971 March 4 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1971 Lee Konitz – the inventive altoist’s thoughts on teaching, roots and the scene in general

Contents: Lee Konitz – the inventive altoist’s thoughts on teaching, roots and the scene in general; Souled out in Ghana – pop music scene in Africa; Spotlight on Larry Ridley; Me and Beefheart at Manteno – drummer journalist Mike Bourne meet up with Capt. Beefheart in the hinterlands; Blindfold Test: Freda Payne; Caught in the Act: Ornette Coleman, Count Basie, Laura Nyro; Music Workshop: Electric Bass Styles; more

1971 February 18 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1971 Little Jazz: A Tribute to Roy Eldridge

Contents: Little Jazz: A Tribute to Roy Eldridge; Chase – brass roots jazz rock; Ray Draper – problems, promise & poems; Cal Massey’s Odyssey; Blindfold Test: Yank Lawson – Bob Haggart; Caught in the Act: Washington Blues Festival, Mary Lou Williams, Yusef Lateef; Music Workshop: transcribed solos by J.J. Johnson and Freddie Hubbard; more

1971 February 4 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1971 Chuck Mangione: In Love with Music

Contents: Chuck Mangione: In Love with Music – Jim Szantor profiles/interviews the unique composer, trumpeter, conductor, educator; Monterey Montage – impressions of the 14th annual festival; Scott Joplin – Genius Rediscovered; Blindfold Test: Bill Holman; Caught in the act: Dialogue of the Drum, Tyree Glenn; Music Workshop: Dick Grove’s Arranging concepts part 2; more

1971 November 25 Down Beat Jazz Blues Rock Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com