Thursday, July 31, 2014

Don Byas - "Perdido"

Recorded July 10, 1958 in Cannes, France, featuring Don Byas (tenor sax), Teddy Buckner (trumpet), Claude Gousset (trombone), Michel de Villers (bass), Sammy Price (piano), Arvell Shaw (bass), and J. C. Heard (drums).

Don Byas tribute site

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

Saturday, July 26, 2014

George Cables· - "I Should Care"

Recorded March 14, 2013 at the Internationale Jazzwoche Burghausen, Wackerhalle, Germany, featuring George Cables (piano), Abraham Laboriel (bass), and Dennis Mackrel (drums).

George Cables official site

Friday, July 25, 2014

Johnny Griffin Quartet - "Blues for Harvey"

Recorded July 24, 1980 in Antibes, France, featuring Johnny Griffin (tenor sax), Ronnie Matthews (piano), Ray Drummond (bass), and Kenny Washington (drums).

Johnny Griffin tribute site

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Little Feat - "Dixie Chicken"

Recorded in 1977 for The Midnight Special, featuring Lowell George (guitar, vocals), Bill Payne (keyboards), Paul Barrere (guitar), Kenny Gradney (bass), Richie Hayward (drums), and Sam Clayton (congas, percussion), with Emmylou Harris, Jesse Winchester, and Bonnie Raitt (background vocals).

Little Feat official site

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Horace Silver Quintet - "Tokyo Blues"

Recorded July 28, 1964 at Antibes Festival in Juan les Pins, featuring Horace Silver (piano), Joe Henderson (tenor sax), Carmell Jones (trumpet), Teddy Smith (bass), and Roger Humphries (drums).

Horace Silver official site

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Sun Ra Arkestra - Live in Poland

Recorded October 22, 1987 at the Jazz Jamboree in Warsaw, featuring Sun Ra (piano, keyboards, vocals), Fred Adams (trumpet), Michael Ray (trumpet), Tyrone Hill, (trombone), Marshall Allen (alto sax, flute), Pat Patrick (alto sax), Danny Ray Thompson (alto sax, baritone sax), John Gilmore (tenor sax, clarinet, vocals), James Jacson (flute, bassoon, Ancient Egyptian Infinity Drum), Leroy Taylor (Eloe Omoe) (alto sax, clarinets), Danny Davis (alto sax, flute), Kenny Williams (tenor sax, baritone sax), Robert A. Williams (space instruments), Oscar Fleming Brown (bass), Earl C. "Buster" Smith (drums), Eric "Samurai Celestial" Walker (drums), June Tyson (vocals, dance), and Judith A. Holton, Cheryl Banks, Greg Pratt & Darrell Brown (dancers).

Sun Ra Arkestra official site

Monday, July 14, 2014

Max Roach Quintet with Abbey Lincoln - "Triptych"

Recorded in 1964 for Belgian TV, featuring Max Roach (drums), Clifford Jordan (tenor sax), Coleridge Perkinson (piano), Eddie Khan (bass), and Abbey Lincoln (vocals).

Max Roach Wikipedia page

Monday, July 07, 2014

Mose Allison - Live on Club Date

Recorded in 1989 in San Diego, CA for the TV program Club Date, featuring Mose Allison (piano, vocals), Gary LeFebvre (alto sax), Gunnar Biggs (bass), and Dave Coleman (drums).

Mose Allison official site

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Betty Carter - Live at The Hamburg Jazz Festival

Recorded in October 1993 at the Hamburg Jazz Festival, featuring Betty Carter (vocals), Geri Allen (piano), Dave Holland (bass), and Jack DeJohnette (drums).

Betty Carter fan site

Friday, July 04, 2014

The Morells - Live at Heartbreak Hotel

Recorded February 19, 1984 at Heartbreak Hotel in St. Louis, MO, featuring D. Clinton Thompson (guitar, vocals), Lou Whitney (bass, guitar, vocals), Maralie Whitney (keyboards, vocals), Ron Gremp (drums, vocals), and Joe Terry (keyboards, vocals). 

The Morells on Wikipedia

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Life Time Experience - "Open Strings"

Recorded August 23, 1972 at the Festival de Chateauvallon in Chateauvallon, France, featuring Jean-Luc Ponty (violin), Stanley Clarke (bass), and Tony Williams (drums).

Stanley Clarke official site
Jean-Luc Ponty official site