Sunday, August 31, 2014

Duke Ellington - A Concert of Sacred Music

Recorded September 16, 1965 at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, CA, featuring Duke Ellington (piano), Cootie Williams, Cat Anderson, Herbie Jones, Mercer Ellington (trumpets); Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper (trombones); Chuck Connors (bass trombone); Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney (saxophones, clarinets); John Lamb (bass); Louie Bellson (drums); Esther Marrow, Jimmy McPhail, Jon Hendricks, Herman McCoy Choir, Grace Cathedral Choir (vocals).

Duke Ellington official site

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Sons of Champlin - "We Can Make It"

Recorded in 1975 at Winterland in San Francisco, CA, featuring Bill Champlin (lead vocals, keyboards), Terry Haggerty (guitar), Geoff Palmer (keyboards), Dave Schallock (bass), James Preston (drums), Phil Wood (trumpet), Michael Andreas (saxophone) and Steve Frediani (saxophone).

Sons of Champlin official site
Bill Champlin official site

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Pharoah Sanders - "Body and Soul"

Recorded in 2004 at Jazz in Marciac, featuring Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax), Nat Reeves (bass), Anthony Wonsey (piano), and Joe Farnsworth (drums).

Pharoah Sanders official site

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

John Hicks/Elise Wood Quintet - "Sunshower"

Recorded in October 26, 2001 at Lenox Lounge in Harlem, NYC, featuring John Hicks (piano), Elise Wood (flute), Craig Handy (tenor sax), Ronnie Burrage (drums), and Curtis Lundy (bass).

John Hicks official site

Monday, August 25, 2014

Jon Hassell & Maarifa Street
- Live at Festival JAZZONZE+

Recorded October 29, 2009 at the Festival JAZZONZE+ de Lausanne - Suisse, featuring Jon Hassell (trumpet, keyboard), Eivind Aarset (guitar, bass), Jan Bang (live sampling), and Kheireddine M'Kachiche (violin).

Jon Hassell official site

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Little Feat - "All That You Dream"

Recorded in 1977 for Rockpalast, featuring Lowell George (guitar, vocals), Bill Payne (keyboards), Paul Barrere (guitar), Kenny Gradney (bass), Richie Hayward (drums), and Sam Clayton (congas, percussion).

Little Feat official site

Friday, August 22, 2014

Zoot Sims - "Georgia On My Mind"

Recorded in 1983 at the San Remo Jazz Festival, featuring Zoot Sims (tenor sax), Dick Hyman (piano), Jimmy Woode (bass), and Kenny Clarke (drums).

Zoot Sims tribute site

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Horace Silver - "Filthy McNasty"

Recorded in 1987 at Jazzfestival Bern in Germany, featuring Horace Silver (piano), Dave Douglas (trumpet), Vincent Herring (alto sax), Brian Bromberg (bass), and Carl Burnett (drums).

Horace Silver official site

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Henry Threadgill and the Society Situation Dance Band
- Live in Hamburg

Recorded in 1988, featuring Henry Threadgill (conductor), John Stubblefield (tenor & soprano sax) Booker T Williams (tenor sax), Ted Daniel (trumpet), E.J. Allen (trumpet), Craig Harris (trombone), Conrad Herwig (trombone), Leroy Jenkins (violin), Charles Burnham (violin), Terry Jenoure (violin), Bob Stewart (tuba), Diedre Murray (cello), Akua Turre-Dixon (cello), Brandon Ross (guitar), Donald Nicks (bass), Reggie Nicholson (drums), Bobby Sanabria (percussion) and Drew Richards & Sherry Scott (vocals).

Henry Threadgill Wikipedia page and discography

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Dave Douglas Quintet - "Time Travel"

Recorded in 2013, featuring Dave Douglas (trumpet), Jon Irabagon (tenor sax), Matt Mitchell (piano), Linda Oh (bass), and Rudy Royston (drums).

Dave Douglas official site

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Life Time Experience - "Me"

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

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Max Roach Quintet with Abbey Lincoln - "Freedom Day"

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

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Wet Willie - "That's All Right"

Recorded September 10, 1973 at Central City Park in Macon, Georgia, featuring Jimmy Hall (vocals, harmonica), Jack Hall (bass), Lewis Ross (drums), Ricky Hirsch (guitar), and John Anthony (keyboards).

Wet Willie official site
Jimmy Hall official site

Monday, August 04, 2014

Pinetop Perkins - "Back at the Chicken Shack"

Recorded in 2009, featuring Pinetop Perkins (piano, vocals), Bob Margolin (guitar), Bob Stroger (bass), Sugar Blue (harmonica), and Willie "Big Eyes" Smith (drums).

Pinetop Perkins official site