Saturday, March 29, 2014

Coleman Hawkins - "Lover Man"

Recorded in 1961, featuring Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax), Johnny Guaneri (piano), Milt Hinton (bass), Barry Galbraith (guitar), and Cozy Cole (drums).

Coleman Hawkins biography

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Supersax - "A Night In Tunisia"

Recorded in October 1979 for KCET at the Pilgrimage Theatre in Los Angeles, featuring Jay Migliori and Ray Reed (tenor saxes), Med Flory and Lanny Morgan (alto saxes), Jack Nimitz (baritone sax), Conte Candoli (trumpet), Lou Levy (piano), Monty Budwig (bass), and John Dentz (drums).

Supersax tribute site

Monday, March 17, 2014

Sun Ra Arkestra - "Velvet"

Recorded August 3, 2013 at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco, featuring Marshall Allen (alto saxophone), Noel Scott (alto saxophone, vocals), James Stewart (tenor saxophone), Danny Ray Thompson (baritone saxophone, vocals), Cecil Brooks (trumpet), Dave Davis (trombone), Vincent Chancey (French horn), Kash Killion (cello), D. Hotep (guitar), Farid Abdul-Bari Barron (piano), Tyler Mitchell (bass), Elson Nascimento (percussion), and Craig Haynes (drums).

Sun Ra Arkestra official site

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Miles Davis - "Call It Anything"

Recorded August 29, 1970 at the Isle of Wight Festival, featuring Miles Davis (trumpet), Keith Jarrett (keyboards), Chick Corea (electric piano), Jack DeJohnette (drums), Gary Bartz (soprano sax), Dave Holland (electric bass), and Airto Moreira (percussion).

Miles Davis official site

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Steve Coleman & Five Elements
- Live at the Cully Jazz Festival

Recorded April 12, 2013 at the Cully Jazz Festival in Lausanne, Switzerland, featuring Steve Coleman (alto saxophone, percussion), Sean Rickman (drums), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), and Anthony Tidd (bass).

Steve Coleman official site

Friday, March 14, 2014

Gil Evans Orchestra - Live at Sweet Basil

Recorded January 11, 1988 at Sweet Basil in NYC, featuring Gil Evans (electric piano); Miles Evans, Lew Soloff, and Shinzo Ono (trumpets); Alex Foster (tenor sax); Chris Hunter (alto sax), John Clark (French horn); Dave Taylor and Dave Bargeron (trombones); Tom "Bones" Malone (baritone sax, tuba); Gil Goldstein and Pete Levin (synthesizers); Hiram Bullock (guitar); Mark Egan (bass); and Danny Gottlieb (drums).

Gil Evans official site

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Max Roach - "Good Bait"

Recorded July 16, 1984 at Friedrichstadtpalast in East Berlin, East Germany, for the DDR1 program Jazzbühne, featuring Max Roach (drums), Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet), Odean Pope (tenor sax), and Tyrone Brown (bass).

Max Roach Wikipedia page

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Preservation Hall Jazz Band
- "Down In Honky Tonk Town"

Recorded in 1973, featuring Percy Humphrey (trumpet), Jim Robinson (trombone), Willie Humphrey (clarinet), Sing Miller (piano), Allan Jaffe (tuba), and Cie Frazier (drums).

Preservation Hall Jazz Band official site

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Lou Donaldson - "Wee"

Recorded in 1986 in Switzerland, featuring Lou Donaldson (alto sax), Herman Foster (piano), Clarence Seay (bass), and Fukushi Tanaka (drums).

Lou Donaldson official site

Sunday, March 09, 2014

Traffic - "Mozambique"

Recorded in August 1994 at the Woodstock Festival in Saugerties, NY, featuring Steve Winwood (keyboards, guitar, vocals), Jim Capaldi (percussion, vocals), Rosko Gee (bass), Randall Bramblett (flute, saxophones), Mike McEvoy (keyboards, guitar, viola), and Walfredo Reyes Jr. (drums, percussion).

Steve Winwood official site
Traffic fan site

Friday, March 07, 2014

Tony Bennett - Legends in Concert

Recorded at the Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, Canada, featuring Tony Bennett (vocals), Ralph Sharon (piano, conductor), Jon Burr (bass), Joe Labarbera (drums), and the ITV Concert Orchestra.

Tony Bennett official site

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Don Cherry's Multikulti - Live in Stuttgart

Recorded March 31, 1991, at the Theaterhaus Stuttgart in Stuttgart, Germany, featuring Don Cherry (trumpet, flute, keyboard, melodica, donso'n gouni, percussion, vocals), Peter Apfelbaum (tenor sax, keyboard, flute, percussion), Bo Freeman (bass), Joshua Jones (drums, tablas).

Don Cherry tribute site
Don Cherry Wikipedia page

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Medeski, Martin and Wood - Live at Liberty Lunch

Recorded April 13, 1996 at Liberty Lunch in Austin, TX, featuring John Medeski (keyboards), Billy Martin (drums) and Chris Wood (bass).

Medeski Martin & Wood official site

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Archie Shepp - "The Reverse"

Recorded July 31, 1998 at Rote Fabrik in Zürich, Switzerland, featuring Archie Shepp (tenor sax), Richard Clements (piano), Steve McCraven (drums), and Wayne Dockery (bass).

Archie Shepp official site

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Art Blakey/Tony Williams Group - "Swamp Carol"

Recorded in August, 1972 in Chateauvallon, France, featuring Jeremy Steig (flute), George Cables (piano, electric piano), Stanley Clarke (bass), Art Blakey (drums, voice), Tony Williams (drums), Ray Mantilla (timbales, congas, bongos), and Buck Clarke (gong, bells, congas & African drums).

Art Blakey official site