Friday, July 31, 2015
Recorded July 1, 1974 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, featuring Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (alto sax, vocals), Hal Singer (tenor sax), Jay McShann (piano), Jo Wright (guitar), Jerome Rimson (bass), and Peter Van Hooke (drums).
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson on Wikipedia
Hal Singer on Wikipedia
Jay McShann on Wikipedia
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Recorded January 5, 2011 at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC, featuring Darcy James Argue (composer, conductor); David DeJesus, Rob Wilkerson, Sam Sadigursky, Mark Small, and Josh Sinton (winds); Seneca Black, Tom Goehring, Matt Holman, Nadje Noordhuis, and David Smith (trumpets); Noah Bless, Tim Sessions, Kevin Moehringer, and Jennifer Wharton; Sebastian Noelle (guitar); Red Wierenga (keyboards); Matt Clohesy (bass); and Jon Wikan (drums).
Darcy James Argue's Secret Society official site
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Recorded in October 1974 in Stockholm, Sweden, featuring Count Basie (piano); Freddie Green (guitar); Bill Davis (bass); Skeets Marsh (drums); Lyn Biviano, Pete Minger, Sonny Cohn, and Oliver Beener (trumpets); Al Grey, Mel Wanzo, and Lincoln Ross (trombones); Bill Hughes (bass trombone); Curtis Peagler (alto sax), Bobby Plater (alto sax, flute), Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis and Jimmy Forrest (tenor sax); and John Williams (baritone sax).
Count Basie Orchestra home page
Monday, July 27, 2015
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Recorded November 1, 1981 at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago, featuring Roscoe Mitchell (saxophones, clarinets), Joseph Jarman (saxophones, clarinets), Lester Bowie (trumpet), Malachi Favors (bass), and Famoudou Don Moye (drums, percussion).
Art Ensemble of Chicago official site
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Recorded November 1, 1986 in Leverkusen, Germany, featuring Roy Campbell (trumpet, percussion), Billy Bang (violin), Oscar Sanders (guitar), William Parker (bass), and Zen Matsuura (drums).
Roy Campbell on Wikipedia
Billy Bang on Wikipedia
Friday, July 24, 2015
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Recorded at September 20, 2013 at the Stratford Circus in London, featuring Ginger Baker (drums), Pee Wee Ellis (tenor sax), Abbas Dodoo (percussion), and Mike Mondesir (bass).
Ginger Baker official site
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Recorded in 1950 in New York City for the Norman Granz documentary Improvisation, featuring Lester Young (tenor sax), Bill Harris (trombone), Hank Jones (piano), Ray Brown (bass), and Buddy Rich (drums).
Lester Young biography
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Recorded in June 2014 for BBC Jazz on 3, featuring Marshall Allen (flute, alto saxophone, EVI, vocals), Danny Ray Thompson (flute, baritone sax), Knoel Scott (alto sax, percussion, vocals), Charles Davis (tenor sax), Shabaka Hutchings (tenor sax, bass clarinet), Cecil Brooks (trumpet), Vincent Chancey (French horn), Dave Davis (trombone), Tara Middleton (viola, vocals), David Hotep (guitar), Farid Baron (piano, synthesizer), Tyler Mitchell (bass), Wayne Anthony Smith Jr. (drums), and Stanley Morgan & Elson Nascimento (percussion).
Sun Ra Arkestra official site
Monday, July 20, 2015
Recorded in July 1978 in Nice, France, featuring Professor Longhair (piano, vocals), George Porter (bass), Earl Gordon (drums), Will Harvey (guitar), Andy Kaslow (saxophone), and Lon Price (saxophone).
Professor Longhair on Wikipedia
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Recorded in 1966 at the Molde Jazz Festival in Molde, Norway, featuring Wayne Shorter (tenor sax), Lars Sjoesten (piano), Roman Dylag (bass), and Rune Carlsson (drums).
Wayne Shorter official site
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Recorded in 1976 at Jazz Zur Nacht in Berlin, Germany, featuring Alphonse Mouzon (drums), Gary Bartz (alto sax), Stu Goldberg (keyboards), and Welton Gite (bass).
Alphonse Mouzon official site
Friday, July 17, 2015
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Recorded for Norman Granz' documentary Improvisation on July 27, 1966 at Fondation Maeght, St.Paul de Vence, France, featuring Duke Ellington (piano), John Lamb (bass), and Sam Woodyard (drums).
Duke Ellington official site
Monday, July 13, 2015
Recorded June 15, 1986 at the Amnesty International concert at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, featuring Miles Davis (trumpet, keyboards), Carlos Santana (guitar), Bob Berg (tenor sax), Adam Holzman (keyboards), Robert Irving III (keyboards), Robben Ford (guitar), Felton Crews (electric bass), Vincent Wilburn (drums), and Steve Thornton (percussion).
Miles Davis official site
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Recorded in 1983 at the Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen, Denmark, featuring Mike Mainieri (vibraphone, synthesizer), Michael Brecker (tenor sax, EWI), Eliane Elias (keyboards), Eddie Gomez (bass), and Peter Erskine (drums).
Steps Ahead official site
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Recorded in 2014 at New Morning in Paris, France, featuring Lonnie Liston Smith (keyboards), Tabitha Pearson (vocals), Samit Elmehdaoui (guitar), Vernon Joel Prout (bass), and Lee Pearson (drums).
Lonnie Liston Smith official site
Friday, July 10, 2015
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Recorded February 9, 1988 at Cafe Central in Madrid, Spain, featuring George Adams (tenor sax, vocals), Don Pullen (piano), Cameron Brown (bass), and Dannie Richmond (drums).
George Adams biography
Don Pullen memorial site
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Monday, July 06, 2015
Sunday, July 05, 2015
Saturday, July 04, 2015
Recorded October 9, 1993 in Leverkusen, Germany, featuring James "Blood" Ulmer (guitar, vocals), Sam Rivers (tenor sax, flute), Kim Clarke (bass), and Aubrey Dayle (drums).
James "Blood" Ulmer official site
Sam Rivers official site
Friday, July 03, 2015
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Recorded in 1970, featuring Rahsaan Roland Kirk (saxophones, flutes, manzello, stritch, whistles, etc.), Dick Griffin (trombone), Ron Burton (piano), Vernon Martin (bass), Jerome Cooper (drums), and Joe Texidor (percussion).
Rahsaan Roland Kirk fan site