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Deconstructing John Coltranes Seminal Jazz Song Giant Steps

John Coltrane, one of jazz history’s most revered saxophonists, released “Giant Steps†in 1959. It’s known across the jazz world as one of the most challenging compositions to improvise over for two reasons – it’s fast and it’s in three keys. Braxton Cook and Adam Neely give Vox Earworm a crash course in music theory to help understand this notoriously difficult song. Even if you don’t understand a lick of music theory, you’ll likely walk away with an appreciation for this musical puzzle. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/deconstructing-giant-steps-by-john-coltrane/

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Kanye West Teases ‘Watch The Throne’ Sequel As JAY-Z Squashes Feud Rumors! – Perez Hilton

No drama here! As Referencing Ye’s MAGA hat, Beyoncé‘s husband rapped: “No red hat, don’t Michael and Prince me and Ye/They separate you when you got Michael and Prince’s DNA” On Friday, Hov broke his year-long Twitter silence to deny rumors of a beef between him and Yeezy. In fact, he says the meaning of the controversial line is specifically to tell people NOT to pit him against his friends, despite their political differences. JAY also mentions how Drake — who used to beef with Meek — is featured on Mill’s…

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Eight-month-old boy pushed under hole in US-Mexico border wall as attempts to cross illegally prove perilous

Cradling Daniel, Martinez surrendered to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents waiting for border crossers. Honduran migrant Joel Mendez, 22, feeding his eight-month-old son Daniel as his partner Yesenia Martinez, 24, crawled through the hole under the U.S. border wall. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) “This incident tragically illustrates how human smuggling organizations place migrants in perilous situations,” Chief Patrol Agent Gloria I. Chavez said. “This man put his trust in human smugglers and it cost him his life.” U.S. inspectors at the main border crossing in San Diego are processing up…

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The 7 Stages Of Wanting Someone You Cant Have

Charlotte Green Updated October 17, 2018 0 1. Realization All of a sudden, it hits you like nothing you’ve ever felt before — Oh, shit, you really like them. This is often someone you’ve known for a long time, even a friend, a coworker, or the dreaded SO-of-a-friend, and all of a sudden you can’t get them out of your head. It’s like they’re a totally different person, and every interaction you’ve ever had needs to be reconsidered, like there must have been some kind of hidden meaning in it.…

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Beyonce Looks JUST LIKE Daughter Blue Ivy In THIS Throwback Video! – Perez Hilton

Okay, we’re calling it: Beyonce and Blue Ivy Carter are twins! No seriously. Just like Reese Witherspoon and her daughter Ava, this mother-daughter duo could be mistaken for each other in a few years because their striking resemblance is uncanny. See for yourself in the the sweet throwback shared by momma Tina Knowles Lawson on Instagram (below): View this post on Instagram

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Dennis Quaid hopes by sharing his story with past addiction itll help others: Life is beautiful afterwards

Dennis Quaid arrives at the “Dennis Quaid and The Sharks” Album Release Party at The Village on December 04, 2018 in Los Angeles, Calif. The “Parent Trap” alum spoke to Fox News about his first-ever record, and why he’s been candid about his personal life. (Harmony Gerber/Getty Images) DENNIS QUAID REVEALS THAT HE USED TO USE 2 GRAMS OF COCAINE EVERY DAY BEFORE GETTING CLEAN  “I liked coke. I liked it to go out,” he told the outlet. “I had one of those white-light experiences where I saw myself being…

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Undocumented Trump Golf Course Housekeeper Says She Does Not Regret Going Public

risking her job and possible deportation, the undocumented immigrant who publicly identified herself as an employee of President “We need to come out and defend ourselves,” Victorina Morales According to Morales, whose story was first Some supervisors have allegedly referred to undocumented employees as “donkeys” and “dogs,” she said. inflammatory rhetoric about undocumented immigrants has encouraged such verbal harassing. At least three other immigrant women who worked at Trump’s Bedminster club have come forward in recent days to say that they also were undocumented at the time of their employment…

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Senators push to establish new human rights commission honoring McCain

(CNN)On the 70th anniversary of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, two senators will honor their late colleague, Sen. John McCain, by establishing in his name a commission devoted to the promotion of the rights enshrined in that document. In a statement, Tillis added that the commission would “carry on John McCain’s legacy of shining a light on human rights abuses across the world and building bipartisan coalitions to take action.” After serving Arizona in Congress for 35 years, McCain died in August. Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/09/politics/john-mccain-human-rights-commission/index.html

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