Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society - "Induction Effect"



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 (trombones); Sebastian Noelle (guitar); Red Wierenga (keyboards); Matt Clohesy (bass); and Jon Wikan (drums).

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society official site

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Rashied Ali Quartet - "Leo"



Recorded in 1972 for the TV program The Jazz Set, featuring Rashied Ali (drums), Carlos Ward (alto sax), Dave Burrell (piano), and Norris "Sirone" Jones (bass).

Rashied Ali official site

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Art Ensemble Of Chicago - "Bedouin Village"



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

Friday, September 25, 2015

George Coleman Octet - "Conservation"



Recorded in 1981 at the Camden Jazz Festival in Camden, NJ, featuring George Coleman (tenor sax), Sal Nistico (tenor sax), Bobby Watson (alto sax), Mario Rivera (baritone sax), Dannie Moore (flugelhorn), Harold Mabern (piano), Clint Houston (bass), and Billy Higgins (drums).

George Coleman official site

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Monday, September 21, 2015

Sun Ra Centennial Dream Arkestra
- Live at the North Sea Jazz Festival



Recorded July 12, 2014 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, featuring Marshall Allen (flute, alto sax, EVI, vocals), Danny Ray Thompson (flute, baritone sax), Abshalom Ben Shlomo (clarinet, alto sax), Knoel Scott (alto sax, percussion, vocals), Charles Davis and James Stewart (tenor sax), David F. Gordon (trumpet, vocals), Cecil Brooks (trumpet), Vincent Chancey (French horn), Craig Harris and Dave Davis (trombone), George Burton and Owen "Fiddla" Brown (viola), Tara Middleton (viola, vocals), Kash Killion (cello, sarangi, bolong), Nina Bogomas (harp), David Hotep (guitar), Farid Baron (piano, synthesizer), Tyler Mitchell (bass), Wayne Anthony Smith Jr. (drums), Ron McBee and Elson Nascimento (percussion), and El Moondew and Chandra Washington (dancers, vocals).

Sun Ra Arkestra official site

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Brian Auger's Oblivion Express - Live at Winterland



Recorded November 29, 1975 at Winterland in San Francisco, CA, featuring Brian Auger (organ, vocals), Jack Mills (guitar), Alex Ligertwood (vocals, guitar, percussion), Clive Chaman (bass), Lennox Laington (congas), and David Dowle (drums).

Brian Auger official site

Friday, September 18, 2015

T-Bone Walker - "Woman, You Must Be Crazy"
& "Goin' To Chicago Blues"



Recorded during a tour of Norman Granz' "Jazz at the Philharmonic" on November 30, 1966 at Poplar Town Hall in London, featuring T-Bone Walker (vocals, guitar), Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Teddy Wilson (piano), Louis Bellson (drums), Clark Terry (trumpet), Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax), Zoot Sims (tenor sax), James Moody (alto sax), Benny Carter (alto sax), and Bob Cranshaw (bass).

T-Bone Walker on Wikipedia

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Billy Cobham - Live at the Rainbow Theater



Recorded July 13, 1974 at the Rainbow Theater in London for the British TV program The Old Grey Whistle Test, featuring Billy Cobham (drums), John Abercrombie (guitar), Michael Brecker (tenor sax), Randy Brecker (trumpet), Glen Ferris (trombone), Alex Blake (bass), and Milcho Leviev (keyboards).

Billy Cobham official site

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Herbie Mann - Live at the Newport Jazz Festival



Recorded in 1989 at the Newport Jazz Festival, featuring Herbie Mann (flute), Mark Copeland (piano), Romero Lubambo (guitar), Paul Sokoloff (bass), Ricky Sebastian (drums) and Café (percussion).

Herbie Mann fan page




Wednesday, September 09, 2015

George Adams/Don Pullen Quartet +1
- "Well You Needn't"



Recorded in 1988 at the Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival, featuring George Adams (tenor sax, vocals), Don Pullen (piano), Roswell Rudd (trombone), Cameron Brown (bass), and Lewis Nash (drums).

George Adams on Wikipedia
Don Pullen tribute site

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Diana Krall - "I Love Being Here With You"



Recorded in November, 2008 in Rio de Janeiro, featuring Diana Krall (piano, vocals), John Clayton (bass), Anthony Wilson (guitar), Jeff Hamilton (drums), Paulinho DaCosta (percussion), and the Rio De Janeiro Orchestra under direction of Ruria Duprat.

Diana Krall official site

Monday, September 07, 2015

Gene Harris, Ray Brown & Grady Tate
- "Take the A Train"



Recorded in 1985 at the Bern International Jazz Festival, featuring Gene Harris (piano), Ray Brown (bass), and Grady Tate (drums).

Gene Harris biography

Saturday, September 05, 2015

Les McCann Trio - Live at Shelly's Manne Hole





Recorded in 1970 at Shelly's Manne Hole in Los Angeles, featuring Les McCann (piano, vocals), Jimmy Rowser (bass), and Donald Dean (drums).

Les McCann official site

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Hank Jones - "Nica's Dream"



Recorded in 2008 at the Tokyo Jazz Festival, featuring Hank Jones (piano), George Mraz (bass), and Billy Kilson (drums).

Hank Jones official site