Friday, January 31, 2014

Brian Auger - "Freedom Jazz Dance"



Recorded in 1971, featuring Brian Auger (organ), Jim Mullen (guitar), Barry Dean (bass), Godfrey Maclean (drums), and Alex Ligertwood (lead vocals), with Pierre Rabbath (organ).

Brian Auger official site

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Dizzy Gillespie - "One Note Samba"



Recorded November 24, 1965 at the Olympia in Paris, featuring Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals), James Moody (tenor sax, flute); Kenny Barron (piano); Christopher White (bass), and Rudy Collins (drums).

Dizzy Gillespie official site

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley & Pee Wee Ellis
- Roots Revisited Live in Germany



Recorded in 1991, featuring Maceo Parker (alto sax, vocals), Fred Wesley (trombone, vocals), Pee Wee Ellis (tenor sax, vocals), Larry Goldings (organ), Ronald Muldrow (guitar), and Jimmy Madison (drums).

Maceo Parker official site
Fred Wesley official site

Friday, January 24, 2014

Caravan - Live in Concert



Recorded in 1990, featuring Pie Hastings (guitars, vocals), Richard Coughlan (drums), Richard Sinclair (bass, vocals), Jimmy Hastings (flute, saxophone) and David Sinclair (keyboards).

Caravan official site

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Four Corners - Live in Lisbon



Recorded in 2008, featuring Ken Vandermark (baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet), Magnus Broo (trumpet), Adam Lane (bass) and Paal Nilsen-Love (drums).

Ken Vandermark official site

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Pharoah Sanders - "Nozipho"



Recorded in 2011 at the Jazz Cafe in London, featuring Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax),
William Henderson (piano), Antoine Banville (drums), and Miles Danso (bass).


Pharoah Sanders official site

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Thursday, January 09, 2014

Mal Waldron Quintet - Live at the Village Vanguard



Recorded in 1984, featuring Mal Waldron (piano), Reggie Workman (bass), Ed Blackwell (drums), Charlie Rouse (tenor sax) and Woody Shaw (trumpet).

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Marty Ehrlich Quartet - "Hear You Say"



Recorded in Bruges, Belgium, featuring Marty Ehrlich (clarinets, saxophones), James Weidman (melodica, piano), Jerome Harris (bass), and Allison Miller (drums).

Marty Ehrlich official site

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Soft Machine - Live at Montreux Jazz Festival



Recorded in 1974 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, featuring John Marshall (drums), Mike Ratledge (keyboards), Roy Babbington (bass), Karl Jenkins (saxophones, keyboards), and Allan Holdsworth (guitar).

Soft Machine page at Cuneiform Records
Allan Holdsworth official site

Monday, January 06, 2014

The Faces - Live on the BBC



Recorded April 1, 1972, featuring Rod Stewart (vocals), Ron Wood (guitar/vocals), Ronnie Lane (bass), Kenny Jones (drums), and Ian McLagan (keyboards).

The Faces official site

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Ronald Shannon Jackson - "Ghost Dance"



Recorded at the Skopje Jazz Festival in Skopje, Macedonia, featuring Ronald Shannon Jackson (drums), David "Fuze" Fiuczynski (guitar), Dom Richards (bass), and Rob Reddy (soprano sax).

Ronald Shannon Jackson official site

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Mel Torme - "Pick Yourself Up"



Recorded in 1994 at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena, CA, featuring Mel Torme (vocals), John Colianni (piano), John Leitham (bass), and Donny Osourne (drums).

Mel Torme official site

Friday, January 03, 2014

Clark Terry - Live In Concert



Recorded in 2002 in St. Lucia, featuring Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn), Donald Harrison (alto sax), Anthony Wonsey (piano), Curtis Lundy (bass) and Victor Lewis (drums).

Clark Terry official site

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Art Blakey/Tony Williams Group
- "The Sacrifice/Cubano Chant"



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