Sunday, March 29, 2015

George Adams/Don Pullen Quartet
- "Serenade For Sariah"



Recorded in 1987 at the Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival, featuring George Adams (tenor sax), Don Pullen (piano), Cameron Brown (bass), and Dannie Richmond (drums).

George Adams biography
Don Pullen memorial site

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Joe Williams with Lambert, Hendricks and Ross
- "Everyday I Have The Blues"



Recorded in October 1959 at WBKB-TV, Chicago, IL for the syndicated television series Playboy's Penthouse, featuring Joe Williams, Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks, and Annie Ross (vocals) with Count Basie (piano), Freddie Green (guitar), Ed Jones (bass), and Sonny Payne (drums).

Jon Hendricks official site
Joe Williams Wikipedia page

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Richard Tee - Live at the Bottom Line



Recorded in 1990 at The Bottom Line in New York City, featuring Richard Tee (keyboards), Steve Gadd (drums), Tom Scott (saxophones), Will Lee (bass), Ralph MacDonald (percussion), and John Tropea (guitar).

Richard Tee on Wikipedia

Monday, March 16, 2015

Freddie Hubbard - "Red Clay"



Recorded October 25, 1985 at the Ancona Jazz Festival, featuring Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Kenny Garrett (alto sax, flute), Mark Templeton (piano), Ira Coleman (bass), and Carl Allen (drums).

Freddie Hubbard official site

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Robert Glasper Trio
- "Maiden Voyage/ Everything In Its Right Place"



Recorded in 2009 at the Bridgestone Music Festival in São Paulo, Brazil, featuring Robert Glasper (piano, keyboards), Jamire Williams (drums), and Vicente Archer (bass).

Robert Glasper official site

Friday, March 13, 2015

Gil Evans Orchestra - "Parabola"



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

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Johnny Griffin - "The Jamfs Are Coming"



Recorded June 29, 2001 at the Montreal Jazz Festival, featuring Johnny Griffin (tenor sax), Michael Weiss (piano), John Webber (bass), and Kenny Washington (drums).

Johnny Griffin tribute site

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Thursday, March 05, 2015

James Carter Organ Trio
- Live at Jazzwoche Burghausen



Recorded in 2004, featuring James Carter (alto sax, tenor sax, flute), Gerard Gibbs (organ), and Leonard King (drums, vocal).

James Carter official site

Monday, March 02, 2015

Dizzy Gillespie - "Mmm Hmm"



Recorded in 1965, featuring Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), James Moody (saxophones, flute), Kenny Barron (piano), Christopher White (bass), and Rudy Collins (drums).

Dizzy Gillespie official site