Saturday, December 31, 2016

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

David Bowie - "Rebel Rebel"



Recorded at Live Aid in 1985 in London, featuring David Bowie (vocals), Kevin Armstrong (guitar), Neil Conti (drums), Matthew Seligman (bass), Thomas Dolby (keyboards), Clare Hurst (sax), Pedro Ortiz (percussion), and Tessa Niles and Helena Springs (backing vocals).

David Bowie official site

Monday, December 26, 2016

Freddie Hubbard - Live in San Diego



Recorded in 1988 for the TV program Club Date, featuring Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Doug Webb (tenor sax), William Cantos (piano), Chris Conner (bass), and Sherman Ferguson (drums).

Freddie Hubbard official site

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Brian Auger's Oblivion Express
- Live at Jazz Open Stuttgart



Recorded in 2009, featuring Brian Auger (organ, vocals), Savannah Grace Auger (vocals), Andreas Geck (bass), and Karma Auger (drums, vocals).

Brian Auger official site

Monday, December 19, 2016

Paul Butterfield Blues Band - "The Thrill Is Gone"



Featuring Paul Butterfield (harmonica, vocals), Glen Gerard Freundl (keyboards), Buzz Feiten (guitar), Fred Beckmeier (bass), Lynn Coulter (drums), and Peter Atanasoff (guitar).

Paul Butterfield biography

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Vijay Iyer Trio - Live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art



Recorded in August, 2015 for NPR's "Jazz Night in America," featuring Vijay Iyer (piano), Marcus Gilmore (drums), and Stephan Crump (bass).

Vijay Iyer official site

Friday, December 09, 2016

The Cookers - "Believe, For It Is True"



Recorded in 2013 at the Ancona Jazz Summer Festival in Anacona, Italy, featuring Eddie Henderson (trumpet), David Weiss (trumpet), Billy Harper (tenor saxophone), Jaleel Shaw (alto sax), George Cables (piano), Cecil McBee (bass), and Billy Hart (drums).

Eddie Henderson on Wikipedia
David Weiss official site
Billy Harper official site
Jaleel Shaw official site
George Cables official site
Cecil McBee official site
Billy Hart on Wikipedia

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Doug Sahm - Live in Austin



Recorded at the "Armadillo Homecoming Concert" on September 3, 1994 at the Austin Coliseum in Austin, TX.

Doug Sahm on Wikipedia

Friday, November 25, 2016

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels - Live at Lincoln Center



Recorded on January 30, 2016, featuring Charles Lloyd (tenor saxophone, flute), Bill Frisell (guitar), Greg Leisz (steel guitar), Reuben Rogers (bass), and Eric Harland (drums).

Charles Lloyd official site

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

Gary Bartz - Live in Köln



Recorded in 1988 at Subway in Köln, Germany, featuring Gary Bartz (alto sax), Wallace Roney (trumpet), Joanne Brackeen (piano), Clint Houston (bass), and Billy Hart (drums).

Gary Bartz official site

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Matthew Shipp Trio - Live at the Vision Festival



Recorded on June 14, 2014 at Roulette in New York City, featuring Matthew Shipp (piano), Michael Bisio (bass), and Whit Dickey (drums), with Nicole Mitchell (flute), David Boykin (tenor sax), Craig Taborn (piano), and Chad Taylor (drums) on "The Secret Escapades of Velvet Anderson".

Matthew Shipp official site

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Jason Moran - "Crepuscule With Nellie"



Recorded in 2010 at the Rosslyn Jazz Festival in Rosslyn, VA, featuring Jason Moran (piano), Tarus Mateen (bass), and Nasheet Waits (drums).

Jason Moran official site

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Donny McCaslin Group - Live in Linz



Recorded January 27, 2013 at Galerie Maerz in Linz, Austria, featuring Donny McCaslin (tenor sax), Matt Mitchell (keyboards), Tim Lefebre (bass), and Nate Wood (drums).

Donny McCaslin official site

Friday, November 11, 2016

Magic Slim - Live in Brazil



Recorded in 2010 at SESC Vila Mariana in São Paulo, Brazil, featuring Magic Slim (guitar, vocals), Juan Codazzi (guitar), Adrian Flores (drums), and Silvio Alemao (bass).

Magic Slim on Wikipedia

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Vijay Iyer Trio - "Human Nature"



Recorded in February, 2011 at KPLU radio in Tacoma, WA, featuring Vijay Iyer (piano), Marcus Gilmore (drums), and Stephan Crump (bass).

Vijay Iyer official site

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Edgar Winter - Live in Germany



Recorded May 12, 2007 at Museumsplatz in Bonn, Germany, featuring Edgar Winter (vocals, keyboards, alto sax, percussion), Doug Rappoport (guitar, backing vocals), Mark Meadows (bass, backing vocals), and Antonio Pia (drums).

Edgar Winter official site

Sunday, November 06, 2016

Pharoah Sanders Quartet - Live in Austria



Recorded in 1991 in Wien, Austria, featuring Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax), John Hicks (piano), Ray Drummond (bass), and Idris Muhammad (drums).


Pharoah Sanders official site

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Sonny Rollins - Live In Denmark



Recorded in 1968, featuring Sonny Rollins (tenor sax), Kenny Drew (piano), Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (bass) and Alan Dawson (drums).

Sonny Rollins official site

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Live in Paris



Recorded March 8, 1972 at the Grand Palais, Paris, France, featuring Rahsaan Roland Kirk (saxophones, flutes, manzello, stritch, whistles, etc.), Ron Burton (piano), Henry Pearson (bass), Richie Goldberg (drums), and Joe Texidor (percussion).

Rahsaan Roland Kirk fan site

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Diana Krall - Live at North Sea Jazz Festival



Recorded July 12, 2013 in Rotterdam, Netherlands, featuring Diana Krall (vocals, piano), Stuart Duncan (viola, guitar), Aram Bajakian (guitar), Patrick Warren (keyboards), Dennis Crouch (bass), and Karriem Riggins (drums).


Diana Krall official site

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Charles Lloyd Quartet - Live in San Francisco



Recorded on June 18, 1968, featuring Charles Lloyd (tenor saxophone, flute), Keith Jarrett (piano, soprano sax), Ron McClure (bass) and Jack DeJohnette (drums).

Charles Lloyd official site

Monday, October 24, 2016

Brecker Brothers Band
- Live at the Deutsches Jazz Festival



Recorded in 1992 at the Deutsches Jazz Festival in Frankfurt, Germany, featuring Michael Brecker (tenor sax, EWI), Randy Brecker (trumpet), James Genus (bass), Mike Stern (guitar), Dennis Chambers (drums) and George Whitty (keyboards).

Randy Brecker official site
Michael Brecker official site

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Bobby Hutcherson & Joey DeFrancesco
- Live at Jazz Baltica



Recorded in 2007, featuring Bobby Hutcherson (vibes), Joey DeFrancesco (organ), Ulf Wakenius (guitar), Myron Walden (tenor sax), Ron Blake (tenor sax), and Byron Landham (drums).

Bobby Hutcherson Facebook page
Joey DeFrancesco official site

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Snarky Puppy - "I Remember"



From the live DVD Family Dinner - Volume Two, recorded February 12 - 14 2015 at Esplanade Studios in New Orleans, LA, featuring Michael League (bass); Bill Laurance, Cory Henry, Shaun Martin & Justin Stanton (keyboards); Bob Lanzetti, Mark Lettieri & Chris McQueen (guitars); Jay Jennings & Mike “Maz” Maher (trumpets); Chris Bullock (tenor sax); Robert “Sput” Searight (drums); Larnell Lewis & Nate Werth (percussion); and Candy West, Peaches West & Rachella Searight (vocals), with Genevieve Artadi (vocals), Louis Cole (drums) and Jeff Coffin (tenor sax).

Snarky Puppy official site

Friday, October 14, 2016

Airto Moreira & Flora Purim - Live on Ohne Filter



Recorded in 1986 for the German TV program Ohne Filter, featuring Airto Moreira (percussion), Flora Purim (vocals), Mary Fettig (saxophones, flute), Marcos Silva (keyboards), Ricardo Peixoto (guitar), Gary Brown (bass), and Celso Alberti (drums).

Airto Moreira official site
Flora Purim official site

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Jason Moran Trio - Live at Jazz Baltica



Recorded in 2004 at the Jazz Baltica festival, featuring Jason Moran (piano), Tarus Mateen (bass), and Nasheet Waits (drums).

Jason Moran official site

Monday, October 10, 2016

Vijay Iyer Trio - "Galang"



Recorded in March 2009 at Systems Two Studios in Brooklyn, NY, featuring Vijay Iyer (piano), Marcus Gilmore (drums), and Stephan Crump (bass).

Vijay Iyer official site

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Donny McCaslin Quartet - Live in Italy



Recorded March 20, 2016 at Teatro Rossi in Vasto, Italy, featuring Donny McCaslin (tenor sax), Jason Lindner (keyboards), Matt Clohesy (bass), and Nate Wood (drums).

Donny McCaslin official site

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Magic Slim and the Teardrops - Live at Jazz à Vienne



Recorded in 2007 at the Jazz à Vienne festival in Vienne, France, featuring Magic Slim (guitar, vocals), Jon McDonald (guitar, vocals), Vernal Taylor (drums, vocals), and Christopher Biedron (bass).

Magic Slim on Wikipedia

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Mal Waldron & Jackie McLean - "Left Alone"



Recorded September 1, 1986 in Tokyo, featuring Mal Waldron (piano), Jackie McLean (alto sax), Herbie Lewis (bass), and Eddie Moore (drums).

Mal Waldron on Wikipedia
Jackie McLean on Wikipedia

Monday, October 03, 2016

John Scofield Trio - Live at the Blue Note



Recorded September 26, 2004 at the Blue Note in New York City, featuring John Scofield (guitar), Bill Stewart (drums) and Steve Swallow (bass).

John Scofield official site

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Dave Liebman Trio - Live in Ljubljana



Recorded in April 2005 at RTV Studio in Ljubljana, Slovenia, featuring David Liebman (soprano sax, tenor sax, wooden flute), Steve Swallow (bass), and Adam Nussbaum (drums).

David Liebman official site

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Jesse Colin Young - "Songbird"



Recorded April 17, 1976 at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ, featuring Jesse Colin Young (guitar, lead vocals), Suzi Young (vocals), Scott Lawrence (keyboards), Jim Rothermel (flute, saxophone), David Hayes (bass), and Jeff Myer (drums).

Jesse Colin Young official site

Sunday, September 25, 2016

ICP Orchestra - "Gare Guillemins"



Recorded in December 2013 at the Bimhuis in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, featuring Michael Moore (alto saxophone, clarinet), Ab Baars (tenor saxophone, clarinet), Tobias Delius (tenor saxophone, clarinet), Walter Wierbos (trombone), Thomas Heberer (trumpet), Mary Oliver (violin), Tristan Honstinger (cello), Ernst Glerum (bass), and Han Bennink (drums).

ICP Orchestra website

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Bobby Hutcherson Quartet - Live at JazzBaltica



Recorded July 29, 2007 at the JazzBaltica festival in Salzau, Germany, featuring Bobby Hutcherson (vibes), Joe Gilman (piano), Dwayne Burno (bass), and Eddie Marshall (drums).

Bobby Hutcherson Facebook page

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Snarky Puppy - "Tio Macaco"



From the live DVD We Like It Here, featuring Michael League (bass); Shaun Martin, Bill Laurance and Cory Henry (keyboards); Justin Stanton, Mike Maher and Jay Jennings (trumpets); Chris Bullock and Bob Reynolds (saxophones); Mark Lettieri, Bob Lanzetti and Chris McQueen (guitars); Nate Werth (percussion); and Larnell Lewis (drums).

Snarky Puppy official site

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Lounge Lizards - Live in Berlin



Recorded in March, 1991 at the Quartier Latin Club in Berlin, Germany, featuring John Lurie (alto & soprano sax), Steven Bernstein (trumpet, cornet), Michael Blake (tenor & soprano sax), Oren Bloedow (bass), Bryan Carrott (vibraphone, marimba, timpani), Billy Martin (percussion), Michele Navazio (guitar), Jane Scarpantoni (cello), and Calvin Weston (drums).

John Lurie official site

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Donny McCaslin - "Fast Future"



Recorded at the 55 Bar in NYC, featuring Donny McCaslin (tenor sax), Jason Lindner (keyboards), Tim Lefebvre (bass), and Mark Giuliana (drums).

Donny McCaslin official site

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Magic Slim & The Teardrops - Live in Chico



Recorded in 2005 at Sierra Nevada Brewery in Chico, CA, featuring Magic Slim (guitar, vocals), Jon McDonald (guitar, vocals), Vernal Taylor (drums, vocals), and Christopher Biedron (bass).

Magic Slim on Wikipedia

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Charles McPherson - "Like Someone in Love"



Recorded in 2005 in Toronto, featuring Charles McPherson (alto sax), Bernie Senensky (piano), Mike Downes (bass), and Ted Warren (drums).

Charles McPherson official site

Thursday, August 25, 2016

ICP Orchestra - "Samba Zombie"



Recorded in December 2013 at the Bimhuis in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, featuring Michael Moore (alto saxophone, clarinet), Ab Baars (tenor saxophone, clarinet), Tobias Delius (tenor saxophone, clarinet), Walter Wierbos (trombone), Thomas Heberer (trumpet), Mary Oliver (violin), Tristan Honstinger (cello), Ernst Glerum (bass), and Han Bennink (drums).

ICP Orchestra website

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Steve Winwood - Live at the Royal Albert Hall



Recorded September 30, 1988, featuring Steve Winwood (organ, piano, guitar, mandolin, vocals), LeeAnn Phelan (backing vocals, keyboards), Michael Rhodes (bass), Anthony Crawford (guitar, fiddle), Bashiri Johnson (percussion), Randall Bramblett (saxophone, keyboards), Hollie Farris (trumpet), Russ Kunkel (drums), and Mike Lawler (keyboards).

Steve Winwood official site

Monday, August 22, 2016

Bobby Hutcherson - "My Foolish Heart"



Recorded in 1982 for the TV program Harvest Jazz, featuring Bobby Hutcherson (vibes), Jessica Williams (piano), James Leary (bass), and Eddie Moore (drums).

Bobby Hutcherson Facebook page

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Etta James - Live at the Lugano Jazz Festival



Recorded in 1991 in Lugano, Italy, featuring Etta James (vocals), Richard Howell (saxophone), Ronnie Buttacavolli (trumpet), Kraig Kilby (trombone), David Matthews (keyboards), Josh Sklar (guitar), Bobby Murray (guitar), Bobby Vega (bass), Herman Ernest (drums), and Donto James (percussion).

Etta James on Wikipedia

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Snarky Puppy - "Sleeper"



From the live DVD We Like It Here, featuring Michael League (bass); Shaun Martin, Bill Laurance and Cory Henry (keyboards); Justin Stanton, Mike Maher and Jay Jennings (trumpets); Chris Bullock and Bob Reynolds (saxophones); Mark Lettieri, Bob Lanzetti and Chris McQueen (guitars); Nate Werth (percussion); and Larnell Lewis (drums).

Snarky Puppy official site

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Jack DeJohnette Trio
- Live at the JazzOnze+ Festival Lausanne



Recorded in 2014 at the JazzOnze+ Festival Lausanne in Lausanne, France, featuring Jack DeJohnette (drums), Matt Garrison (bass), and Ravi Coltrane (tenor sax).

Jack DeJohnette official site

Saturday, August 13, 2016

McCoy Tyner Quartet - Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival



Recorded in 1973, featuring McCoy Tyner (piano, percussion), Azar Lawrence (saxophones, flute, percussion), Junie Booth (bass), and Alphonze Mouzon (drums, percussion).

McCoy Tyner official site

Monday, August 08, 2016

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Morris Day & The Time - "Cool"



Recorded January 30, 1982 at the Capitol Theatre in New York, featuring Morris Day (lead vocals), Jesse Johnson (guitar) Jimmy "Jam" Harris (keyboards), Monte Moir (keyboards), Terry Lewis (bass) and George "Jellybean" Johnson (drums).

Morris Day and The Time official Facebook page

Friday, July 29, 2016

Jazz Crusaders - "Inherit The Wind"



Recorded in 1997 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, featuring Wayne Henderson (trombone), Wilton Felder (tenor sax), Bill Steinway (keyboards), Brian Price (guitar), Derrick Murdock (bass) and Tony St James (drums).

Jazz Crusaders on Facebook
The Crusaders on Wikipedia

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Charles McPherson - "Tenor Madness"



Recorded in 2005 in Toronto, featuring Charles McPherson (alto sax), Bernie Senensky (piano), Mike Downes (bass), and Ted Warren (drums).

Charles McPherson official site

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Dave Holland Quintet - Live in Germany



Recorded in 1986 in Freiburg, Germany, featuring Dave Holland (bass), Kenny Wheeler (trumpet, flugelhorn,), Steve Coleman (alto sax), Robin Eubanks (trombone), and Marvin "Smitty" Smith (drums).

Dave Holland official site

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Snarky Puppy - "Outlier"



From the live DVD We Like It Here, featuring Michael League (bass); Shaun Martin, Bill Laurance and Cory Henry (keyboards); Justin Stanton, Mike Maher and Jay Jennings (trumpets); Chris Bullock and Bob Reynolds (saxophones); Mark Lettieri, Bob Lanzetti and Chris McQueen (guitars); Nate Werth (percussion); and Larnell Lewis (drums).

Snarky Puppy official site

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Illinois Jacquet, Milt Buckner & Jo Jones
- "On The Sunny Side OF The Street"



Recorded for the film Jazz En Provence on July 18, 1975 at the Château de l'Empéri in Salon-de-Provence, France, featuring Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax), Milt Buckner (organ), and "Papa" Jo Jones (drums).

The Illinois Jacquet Foundation

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Monday, July 11, 2016

Jason Moran & The Bandwagon - Live in Zurich



Recorded October 27, 2014 at Moods in Zurich, Switzerland, featuring Jason Moran (piano), Tarus Mateen (bass), and Nasheet Waits (drums).


Jason Moran official site

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts - "The Scenic Route"



Recorded in 2007 at the Elmhurst College Jazz Festival in Elmhurst, IL, featuring Matt Wilson (drums), Terell Stafford (trumpet), Gary Versace (Hammond B3 organ), and Dennis Irwin (bass).

Matt Wilson official site

Friday, July 08, 2016

Cuong Vu Trio - "Vina's Lullaby"



Recorded at the Berklee School of Music, featuring Cuong Vu (trumpet), Stomu Takeishi (bass), and Ted Poor (drums).

Cuong Vu official site

Saturday, July 02, 2016

Max Roach Quartet - Live at Jazz Alley



Recorded at Jazz Alley in Washington DC, featuring Max Roach (drums), Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet), Odean Pope (tenor sax, flute), and Calvin Hill (bass).

Max Roach on Wikipedia

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The Rolling Stones - "Ruby Tuesday"



Recorded in 1991. featuring Mick Jagger (vocals), Keith Richards (guitar), Charlie Watts (drums), Ronnie Wood (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass), Matt Clifford (keyboards, French horn), Bobby Keys (saxophone), Chuck Leavell (keyboards), Bernard Fowler, Lisa Fischer and Cindy Mizelle (backing vocals), and the Uptown Horns.

Rolling Stones official site

Monday, June 27, 2016

Art Pepper Quartet - "Rhythm-a-Ning"



Recorded in 1980, featuring Art Pepper (alto sax), Milcho Leviev (piano), Tony Dumas (bass), and Carl Burnett (drums).<