Monday, May 30, 2016

Tito Puente - "Five Beat Mambo"

Recorded at the Manhattan Center in New York, NY, featuring Tito Puente (timbales), Giovanni Hidalgo (congas), Richie Flores (congas), Johnny Almendra (bongôs, campana), Horacio 'El Negro' Hernandez (drums), and John Benítez (bass).

Tito Puente on Wikipedia

Sunday, May 29, 2016

J Geils Band - Live at Winterland

Recorded November 5, 1977 at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco, CA, featuring Peter Wolf (vocals), J Geils (guitar), Seth Justman (keyboards, vocals), Danny Klein (bass), Stephen Jo Bladd (drums, vocals), and Richard "Magic Dick" Salwitz (harmonica, vocals).
Peter Wolf official site
Magic Dick official site

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood - Live at Bonnaroo

Recorded in 2015 at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, TN, featuring John Scofield (guitar), John Medeski (keyboards), Billy Martin (drums) and Chris Wood (bass).

John Scofield official site
Medeski Martin & Wood official site

Friday, May 27, 2016

Art Pepper - "Mambo Koyama"

Recorded in 1981 in Rome, featuring Art Pepper (alto sax), Milcho Leviev (piano), Bob Magnusson (bass), and Carl Burnett (drums).

Art Pepper tribute site

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Woody Shaw Quintet - Live at the Antibes Jazz Festival

Recorded July 24, 1979 in Juan-les-Pins, France, featuring Woody Shaw (trumpet), Carter Jefferson (soprano sax), Onaje Allan Gumbs (piano), Stafford James (bass), and Victor Lewis (drums).

Woody Shaw official site

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Anthony Braxton Quartet - Live in Hamburg

Recorded January 21, 1981 in Hamburg, Germany, featuring Anthony Braxton (alto sax, clarinets), Ray Anderson (trombone), Marilyn Crispell (piano), and Hugh Ragin (trumpet).

Anthony Braxton official site

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Don Byron Quartet - Live in Venice

Recorded in March, 2014 at the Cultural Center Candiani in Venice, Italy, featuring Don Byron (tenor sax, clarinets), Cameron Brown (bass), Aruan Ortiz (piano), and John Betsch (drums).

Don Byron official site

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Tom Harrell Quintet - "Otra"

Recorded in 2011 at the Jazz a Junas festival in Junas, France, featuring Tom Harrell (trumpet), Wayne Escoffery (tenor saxophone), Ugoma Okewego (bass), Danny Grisett (keyboards), and Jonathan Blake (drums).

Tom Harrell official site

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Geri Allen Trio - "1, 2, Goodbye"

Recorded July 22, 1995 at the Plaza de la Trinidad in San Sebastián, Spain, featuring Geri Allen (piano), Ron Carter (bass), and Lenny White (drums).

Geri Allen on Wikipedia

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Little Feat - "Long Distance Love"

Featuring Lowell George (guitar, vocals), Bill Payne (keyboards), Paul Barrere (guitar), Kenny Gradney (bass), Richie Hayward (drums), and Sam Clayton (congas, percussion).

Little Feat official site

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Fast 'n Bulbous - "When It Blows Its Stacks"

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

Saturday, May 07, 2016

Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya - Live in Spain

Recorded July 22, 2011 at the Festival de Jazz de San Sebastián at the Plaza de la Trinidad in Donosti, Spain, featuring Abdullah Ibrahim (piano), Cleave Guyton (alto sax, flute), Keith Loftis (tenor sax), Andrae Murchinson (trombone), Toni Kofi (baritone sax), Belden Bullock (bass), and George Gray (drums).

Abdullah Ibrahim official site

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Oregon - "Balatho"

Recorded in 1993 in Stuttgart, Germany, featuring Ralph Towner (guitar, piano), Paul McCandless (reeds, oboe), Glen Moore (bass), and Trilok Gurtu (percussion).

Oregon official site
Ralph Towner official site

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Zoot Sims - "Zoot's Theme"

Recorded in 1970 at Donte's in Los Angeles, featuring Zoot Sims (tenor sax), Roger Kellaway (piano), Chuck Berghofer (bass), and Larry Bunker (drums).

Zoot Sims tribute site

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Henry Threadgill Ensemble - "Double Up"

Recorded August 30, 2014 at the Saalfelden Jazzfestival in Saalfelden, Austria, featuring Henry Threadgill (composer, conductor), Jason Moran (piano), David Virelles (piano), Roman Filiu (alto sax), Curtis MacDonald (alto sax), Christopher Hoffman (cello), Jose Davila (tuba), and Craig Weinrib (drums).

Henry Threadgill Wikipedia page and discography