Thursday, May 29, 2014

Zoot Sims Quartet - Live at Donte's



Tracks include "Zoot's Piece" (00:00), "My Old Flame" (06:29), "On the Trail" (15:02) and "Motoring Along" (23:38). Recorded in 1970 at Donte's in Los Angeles, featuring Zoot Sims (tenor sax), Roger Kellaway (piano), Chuck Berghofer (bass), and Larry Bunker (drums).

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

MC5 - "Let It Rock"



Recorded in 1972 in Helsinki, Finland, featuring Wayne Kramer (guitar, vocals), Fred "Sonic" Smith (guitar, vocals), Richie Dharma (drums) and Derek Hughes (bass, vocals).

MC5 tribute site

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Cecil Taylor Trio - Live at the Middelheim Jazz Festival



Recorded August 11, 1995, in Antwerp, Belgium, featuring Cecil Taylor (piano), Rashid Bakr (drums), and Thurman Barker (marimba, percussion).

Cecil Taylor official site

Monday, May 26, 2014

Miles Davis & Friends - Live at La Villete



Recorded in 1991, featuring Miles Davis (trumpet, keyboards), Jackie McLean (alto sax), Kenny Garrett (alto sax), Steve Grossman (tenor sax), Bill Evans (soprano sax), Wayne Shorter (soprano sax), Joe Zawinul (keyboards), Herbie Hancock (keyboards), Deron Johnson (keyboards), Chick Corea (electric piano), John McLaughlin (guitar), John Scofield (guitar), Joseph Foley McCreary (6-string electric bass), Darryl Jones (electric bass), Richard Patterson (electric bass), Dave Holland (bass), Al Foster (drums), and Ricky Wellman (drums).

Miles Davis official site

Friday, May 23, 2014

Art Ensemble of Chicago - Live in Budapest





Recorded February 14, 1995, featuring Roscoe Mitchell (saxophones, clarinets), Lester Bowie (trumpet), Malachi Favors (bass), and Famoudou Don Moye (drums, percussion).

Art Ensemble of Chicago official site

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

If - "Seldom Seen Sam"



Featuring Dick Morrisey (saxophone, flute), Terry Smith (guitar), J.W. Hodgkinson (vocals), Dave Quincey (saxophone), Dave Greenslade (keyboards), Cliff Davies (drums), and Dave Wintour (bass).

If tribute site

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Sons of Champlin - "Lookout"



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

Monday, May 19, 2014

Supersax - "Just Friends"



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 Ralph Pentland (drums).

Supersax tribute site

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Friday, May 16, 2014

Little Feat - "Spanish Moon"



Recorded in 1977 at the Rainbow Theatre in London, featuring Lowell George (guitar, vocals), Bill Payne (keyboards), Paul Barrere (guitar), Kenny Gradney (bass), Richie Hayward (drums), Sam Clayton (congas, percussion), and the Tower of Power horn section: Lenny Pickett & Emilio Castillo (tenor saxes), Stephen "Doc" Kupka (baritone sax), Greg Adams and Mic Gillette (trumpets).

Little Feat official site

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Freddie Hubbard Quintet - "I'll Remember April"



Recorded in 1985 at the Berlin Jazz Festival, featuring Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Kenny Garrett (alto sax), Mark Templeton (piano), Ira Coleman (bass), and Carl Allen (drums), with Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) and Woody Shaw (trumpet).

Freddie Hubbard official site

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Max Roach - "Perdido"



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

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Jefferson Airplane - "Somebody to Love"



Recorded August 16, 1969 for The Dick Cavett Show, featuring Grace Slick (vocals), Marty Balin (vocals, tambourine), Paul Kantner (guitar, vocals), Jorma Kaukonen (guitar), Jack Casady (bass), and Spencer Dryden (drums), with Nicky Hopkins (piano) and David Crosby (tambourine, vocals).

Jefferson Airplane official site

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Monday, May 05, 2014

Lambert, Hendricks and Ross - "Four"



Recorded November 19, 1961 at the Festival de Jazz d'Antibes in Juan-les-Pins, France, featuring Lambert, Hendricks and Ross and the Les McCann Trio.

Jon Hendricks official site

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Tony Williams Quintet - Live at Jazzwoche Burghausen



Recorded in 1989, featuring Tony Williams (drums), Mulgrew Miller (piano), Bob Hurst (bass), Wallace Roney (trumpet), and Bill Pierce (tenor sax).

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Tower of Power
-"A Little Knowledge (Is A Dangerous Thing)"



Recorded in July 1991 at the Pori Jazz Festival in Kirjurinluoto, Pori, Finland, featuring Tom Bowes (vocals), Emilio Castillo (tenor sax, vocals), Stephen "Doc" Kupka (baritone sax), Steve Grove (tenor sax), Greg Adams (trumpet), Lee Thornburg (trumpet) Francis Rocco Prestia (bass), Nick Milo (keyboards), Carmen Grillo (guitar), Russ McKinnon (drums).

Tower of Power official site