Saturday, April 30, 2016

John Tchicai & Ascension Unending
- "Four Points Plus Two Agents"



Featuring John Tchicai (tenor sax), Rosie Hertlein (violin, voice), Garrison Fewell (guitar), Alex Weiss (baritone sax), Dmitry Ishenko (bass), and Ches Smith (drums).

John Tchicai on Wikipedia

Friday, April 29, 2016

Anthony Braxton Quartet - "40M"



Recorded July 20, 1975 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, featuring Anthony Braxton (alto sax, clarinets), Kenny Wheeler (trumpet), Dave Holland (bass), and Barry Altschul (drums, percussion).

Anthony Braxton official site

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Medeski, Martin and Wood
- Live at the Umbria Jazz Festival



Recorded in 2001 at the Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy, featuring John Medeski (keyboards), Billy Martin (drums), and Chris Wood (bass).

Medeski Martin & Wood official site

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Ian Carr's Nucleus - Live at the Molde Jazz Festival



Recorded in August, 1974 during the Molde Jazz Festival at the Rådhuset in Molde, Norway, featuring Ian Carr (trumpet, flugelhorn), Bob Bertles (alto sax, flute), Ken Shaw (guitar), Geoff Castle (keyboards), Roger Sutton (bass), and Bryan Spring (drums).

Official Ian Carr and Nucleus Web site

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Art Pepper - "Blues for Blanche"



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

Art Pepper tribute site

Monday, April 25, 2016

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Sweet Fire"



Recorded in 1970 at the Mason de la Radio, featuring Rahsaan Roland Kirk (saxophones, flutes, manzello, stritch, whistles, etc.), Dick Griffin (trombone), Ron Burton (piano), Vernon Martin (bass), Jerome Cooper (drums), and Joe Texidor (percussion).

Rahsaan Roland Kirk fan site

Monday, April 18, 2016

Tom Harrell Quintet - "Milestones"



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

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Pinetop Perkins - "Down in Mississippi"



Recorded February 13, 2007 at The Broken Spoke in Austin, Texas, featuring Pinetop Perkins (piano, vocals), Will Indian Sr. (guitar, vocals), Steve Wheless (drums), Grady Pinkerton (guitar, vocals), Vic Gerard (bass), and Debra Peters (accordion).

Pinetop Perkins official site

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Los Lobos - "Don't Worry Baby"



Recorded September 16, 2006 at the Austin City Limits Festival in Austin, TX, featuring David Hidalgo (guitar), Louie Perez (drums), Cesar Rosas (guitar, vocal), Conrad Lozano (bass), and Steve Berlin (baritone sax, tenor sax, keyboards).

Los Lobos official site

Monday, April 11, 2016

Fast 'n Bulbous - "The Blimp"



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, April 07, 2016

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Abdullah Ibrahim - "Jabolani"



Recorded in 1968 for German television, featuring Abdullah Ibrahim (piano), John Tchicai (alto sax), Gato Barbieri (tenor sax), Barre Phillips (bass), and Makaya Ntshoko (drums).

Abdullah Ibrahim official site

Monday, April 04, 2016

Oregon - "Redial"



Recorded in 2006 at the Leverkusener Jazztage festival in Germany, featuring Ralph Towner (guitar, piano), Paul McCandless (reeds, oboe), Glen Moore (bass), and Trilok Gurtu (percussion).

Oregon official site
Ralph Towner official site

Saturday, April 02, 2016

Friday, April 01, 2016

Flora Purim & Airto Moreira
- Live at the Harvest Jazz Festival



Recorded in 1985 at Paul Masson Vineyards in Madera, CA, featuring Flora Purim (vocals) Airto Moreira (drums, percussion), Larry Nass (guitar), Keith Jones (bass), Kei Akagi (keyboards), and Laudir D'Oliveira (percussion).

Airto Moreira official site
Flora Purim official site