Sunday, February 28, 2016

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Charles McPherson - "Anthropology"

Recorded April 21, 2013 in Tuscon, AZ, featuring Charles McPherson (alto sax), Jeff Haskell (piano), Scott Black (bass), and Pete Swan (drums).

Charles McPherson official site

Friday, February 26, 2016

Maceo Parker - "Off The Hook"

Recorded May 5, 2015 at the Blue Note Milano, featuring Maceo Parker (alto sax, vocals), Will Boulware (keyboards), Bruno Speight (guitar), Marcus Parker (drums), Rodney Curtis (bass), Martha High (vocals), and Darliene Parker (vocals).

Maceo Parker official site

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

James Moody & Friends - Live at BB King's

Recorded March 30, 2009 at B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill in New York City, featuring James Moody (saxophones, flute, vocals), Jon Faddis (trumpet), Randy Brecker (trumpet), Todd Coolman (bass), Mike Longo (piano), Barbara Morrison (vocals), Paquito D' Rivera (clarinet), Adam Nussbaum (drums), Tim Ries (saxophone), Hank Jones (piano), Yotam Silberstein (guitar), Duncan Hardy (saxophone) and Andy Roninson, piano.

James Moody official site

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The Rolling Stones - Live at the Hampton Coliseum

Recorded December 18, 1981 at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton Roads, VA, featuring Mick Jagger (vocals, guitar, keyboards, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitars, vocals), Ron Wood (guitars, vocals), Bill Wyman (bass), Charlie Watts (drums), Ian McLagen (keyboards, vocals), Ian Stewart (keyboards), Ernie Watts (saxophone), and Bobby Keyes (saxophone).

Rolling Stones official site

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Archie Shepp Quartet - "God Bless the Child"

Recorded in 2001 at the Internationale Jazzwoche Burghausen in Germany, featuring Archie Shepp (tenor sax), Amina Claudine Myers (piano, vocals), Ronnie Burrage (drums), and Wayne Dockery (bass).

Archie Shepp official site

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Ambrose Akinmusire - "Sketches of Trumpet"

Recorded October 15, 2014 in Bilbao, Spain, featuring Ambrose Akinmusire (trumpet), Walter Smith III (tenor sax), Sam Harris (piano), Harish Ragavan (bass), and Tommy Crane (drums).

Ambrose Akinmusire official site

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Donald Byrd - "Poco-Mania" & "You've Got It Bad Girl"

Recorded July 5, 1973 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, featuring Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals), Fonce Mizell (trumpet, vocals), Allan Barnes (tenor sax, flute), Nathan Davis (tenor sax, soprano sax), Kevin Toney (electric piano), Larry Mizell (synthesizer, vocals), Barney Perry (guitar), Henry Franklin (electric bass), Keith Killgo (drums), and Ray Armando (congas, percussion).

Donald Byrd on Wikipedia

Friday, February 12, 2016

Fast 'n Bulbous
- "When I See Mommy, I Feel Like A Mummy"

Recorded April 9, 2008 at The Knitting Factory in New York City, featuring Gary Lucas (guitar), Phillip Johnston (alto sax), Jesse Krakow (bass), Richard Dworkin (drums), Dave Sewelson (baritone sax), Joe Fiedler (trombone), and Rob Henke (trumpet).

Fast 'n Bulbous homepage
Captain Beefheart Radar Station

Thursday, February 11, 2016

"Brother" Jack McDuff with George Benson
- "It Ain't Necessarily So"

Recorded in 1964 at Juan Les Pins in Antibes, France, featuring "Brother" Jack McDuff (organ), George Benson (guitar), Red Holloway (tenor sax), and Joe Dukes (drums).

Jack McDuff on Wikipedia

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Michael Brecker - "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise"

Recorded in 2003 at the Jazz Baltica festival, featuring Michael Brecker (tenor sax), Ulf Wakenius (guitar), Christian McBride (bass), Benny Green (piano), and Alvin Queen (drums).

Michael Brecker official site

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Lee Konitz, Warne Marsh & Lennie Tristano
- "Subconscious-Lee" & "317 East 32nd St"

Recorded in June 1964 for the CBS TV program Look Up And Live, featuring Lee Konitz (alto sax), Warne Marsh (tenor sax), Lennie Tristano (piano), Sonny Dallas (bass), and Nick Stabulas (drums).

Lee Konitz biography
Warne Marsh fan site
Lennie Tristano tribute site

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Ray Barretto - "Ban Ban Quere"

Featuring Ray Barretto (congas), Ruben Blades (vocals, percussion), Tito Gomez (vocals, percussion), Roberto Rodriguez (trumpet), Ite Perez (trumpet), Josephe "Papy" Roman (trumpet), Artie Webb (flute), Louie Colon (bass), Gil Lopez (piano), and "Little" Ray Romero (timbales).

Ray Barretto on Wikipedia

Monday, February 01, 2016

Wayne Shorter Quartet - Live In Paris

Recorded on November 3, 2012 at La Salle Pleyel in Paris, France, featuring Wayne Shorter (tenor sax, soprano sax), John Patitucci (bass), Danilo Perez (piano), and Brian Blade (drums).

Wayne Shorter official site