Sunday, August 30, 2015

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society - "Phobos"



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

Friday, August 28, 2015

Jim Hall & Attila Zoller - "Blues In The Closet"



Recorded September 14, 1973 at the NDR Jazzworkshop in Hannover, Germany, featuring Jim Hall (guitar), Attila Zoller (guitar), Red Mitchell (bass), and Daniel Humair (drums).

Jim Hall official site

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Art Ensemble Of Chicago
- "Magic Sculptures Stripe the Air"





Recorded in 1993 in Bremen, Germany, featuring Roscoe Mitchell (saxophones, clarinets), Joseph Jarman (saxophones, clarinets), Lester Bowie (trumpet), Malachi Favors (bass), Famoudou Don Moye (drums, percussion), and the Deutschen Philharmonie of Bremen.

Art Ensemble of Chicago official site

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

George Coleman - "Blue Trane"



Recorded June 5, 2013 for Linda's Jazz Nights at An Beal Bocht Cafe in the Bronx, NYC, featuring George Coleman (tenor sax), Joe Farnsworth (drums), David Hazeltine (piano), John Webber (bass), Eric Alexander (tenor sax), and Peter Bernstein (guitar).


George Coleman official site

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Ginger Baker Trio - "Spiritual"



Recorded in November 1995 at the Deutsches Jazzfestival Frankfurt, featuring Ginger Baker (drums), Bill Frisell (guitar), and Charlie Haden (bass).

Ginger Baker official site

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Joey DeFrancesco - "One Hundred Ways"



Recorded in February, 2015 at BLUJazz+ in Akron, OH, featuring Joey DeFrancesco (organ), Jason Brown (drums), and Dan Wilson (guitar).

Joey DeFrancesco official site

Friday, August 21, 2015

Sun Ra Arkestra - Live at the Jazzaldia Festival





Recorded in July 1985 in Donostia, San Sebastián, Spain, featuring Sun Ra (piano, synthesizers, vocals), Ronnie Brown (trumpet), Tyrone Hill (trombone), Marshall Allen (alto sax, flute, oboe, percussion), John Gilmore (tenor sax, clarinet, timbales, vocals), Ronald Wilson (piccolo, tenor sax), Danny Ray Thompson (baritone sax, percussion), Eloe Omoe (alto sax, bass clarinet, contralto clarinet, percussion); James Jacson (bassoon, flute, Ancient Egyptian Infinity Drum), Bruce Edwards (electric guitar), Rollo Radford (bass), Tommy "Bugs" Hunter and Avreeayl Amen Ra (drums), and June Tyson (vocals).

Sun Ra Arkestra official site

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Humble Pie - "I Don't Need No Doctor"



Recorded in 1973, featuring Steve Marriott (guitar, vocals), Clem Clempson (guitar, vocals), Greg Ridley (bass, vocals), and Jerry Shirley (drums).

Humble Pie tribute site

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Derek Bailey & Evan Parker - Live in London



Recorded during the Incus Festival on April 22, 1985 at the Arts Theatre in London, featuring Derek Bailey (guitar) and Evan Parker (saxophones).

Derek Bailey on Wikipedia
Evan Parker official site

Monday, August 17, 2015

Steve Coleman and Five Elements - Live in France



Recorded April 1, 2005 at the Maison de la Culture in Amiens, France, featuring Steve Coleman (alto sax), Jen Shyu (vocals), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Tim Albright (trombone), Reggie Washington (electric bass), and Tyshawn Sorey (drums).

Steve Coleman official site

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Steps Ahead - Live in Tokyo



Recorded in 1986, featuring Mike Mainieri (vibraphone, synthesizer), Michael Brecker (tenor sax, EWI), Mike Stern (guitar), Darryl Jones (bass), and Steve Smith (drums).

Steps Ahead official site

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Lonnie Liston Smith - "A Chance For Peace"



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

Monday, August 10, 2015

Can - "I Want More"



Recorded in 1976 for the TV program Top of the Pops, featuring Irmin Schmidt (keyboards), Jaki Liebezeit (drums), Michael Karoli (guitar), Holger Czukay (bass).

Can official site

Sunday, August 09, 2015

George Adams/Don Pullen Quartet - "City Gates"



Recorded in 1984 in San Remo, Italy, featuring George Adams (tenor sax, vocals), Don Pullen (piano), Cameron Brown (bass), and Dannie Richmond (drums).

George Adams on Wikipedia
Don Pullen tribute site

Saturday, August 08, 2015

Joni Mitchell - Shadows and Light



Recorded in September, 1979 at the Santa Barbara County Bowl, featuring Joni Mitchell (vocals, guitar), Pat Metheny (guitar), Jaco Pastorius (bass), Don Alias (drums, percussion), Lyle Mays (keyboards), Michael Brecker (tenor sax, soprano sax), and The Persuasions (backing vocals).

Joni Mitchell official site

Friday, August 07, 2015

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Chick Corea's Three Quartets Band
- Live in New York City



Recorded April 22, 2003 at the Blue Note in NYC, featuring Chick Corea (piano), Michael Brecker (tenor sax), Eddie Gomez (bass), and Steve Gadd (drums).

Chick Corea official site

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Greg Osby - Live at Birdland



Recorded September 27, 2014 for Bud Powell's 80th Birthday Celebration at Birdland in NYC, featuring Greg Osby (alto sax), Melissa Aldana (tenor sax), Dan Tepfer (piano), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), and Matt Wilson (drums).

Greg Osby official site

Sunday, August 02, 2015

Bennie Maupin Quartet - Live at the Roma Jazz Festival



Recorded in 2015, featuring Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, bass clarinet, flute), Michal Tokaj (piano), Michal Baranski (bass), and Lukasz Zyta (drums).

Bennie Maupin official site

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Eddie Palmieri - Live at Estival Jazz Lugano



Recorded July 5, 2013 at the Piazza della Riforma in Lugano, Switzerland, featuring Eddie Palmieri (keyboards), Louis Fouché (alto sax), Jonathan Powell (trumpet), Little Johnny Rivero (congas), Orlando Vega (bongos), Jose Claussell (timbales), and Luques Curtis (bass).

Eddie Palmieri official site