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

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Dave Holland Quartet - Live at the Newport Jazz Festival



Recorded August 9, 2008, featuring Dave Holland (bass), Chris Potter (tenor and soprano sax), Gonzalo Rubalcaba (piano), and Eric Harland (drums).

Dave Holland official site

Friday, June 24, 2016

Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra - Live in Germany



Recorded July 8, 1976 at The Domicile in München, Germany, featuring That Jones, Earl Gardner, Al Porcino, Lynn Nicholson, and Frank Gordon (trumpet, flugelhorn); Earl McIntyre, John Mosca, and Clifford Adams (trombone); Edward Xiques, Jerry Dodgion, Gregory Herbert, Larry Schneider, Billy Campbell, Pepper Adams (saxophone, clarinet, flute); Harold Danko (piano), Robert Bowman (bass), and Mel Lewis (drums).

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra official site
Thad Jones tribute site
Mel Lewis biography

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Friday, June 17, 2016

Geri Allen Trio - "Dark Prince"



Recorded in 1998 in Leverkusen, Germany, featuring Geri Allen (piano), Ralphe Armstrong (bass), and Lenny White (drums).

Geri Allen on Wikipedia

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Illinois Jacquet - "Blues of Louisiana"



Recorded in 1973 at the Maison de la radio in Paris, France, featuring Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax), "Wild Bill" Davis (organ), and Al Bartee (drums).

The Illinois Jacquet Foundation

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Little Feat - Live on Austin City Limits



Recorded in 1991, featuring Bill Payne (keyboards), Paul Barrere (guitar, vocals), Craig Fuller (guitar, vocals), Fred Tackett (guitar, vocals), Kenny Gradney (bass), Richie Hayward (drums), and Sam Clayton (congas, percussion).

Little Feat official site

Monday, June 13, 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

J.J. Johnson Quintet - "Blue Bossa"



Recorded in 1993, featuring J.J. Johnson (trombone), Ralph Moore (tenor sax), Renee Rosnes (piano), Rufus Reid (bass), and Billy Drummond (drums).

J.J. Johnson on Wikipedia

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Tom Harrell Quintet - "Estuary"



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

Sunday, June 05, 2016

Oregon - "Tern"



Recorded in April 2012 at the Sudhaus in Tubingen, Germany, featuring Ralph Towner (piano, synth, guitar), Paul McCandless (soprano sax), Glen Moore (bass), and Mark Walker (drums).

Oregon official site
Ralph Towner official site

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Gato Barbieri - "Brasil"



Recorded June 18, 1971 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, featuring Gato Barbieri (tenor sax), Lonnie Liston Smith (piano), Chuck Rainey (bass), Bernard Purdie (drums), Sonny Morgan (congas), Nana Vasconcelos (percussion, berimbau).

Gato Barbieri official site

Friday, June 03, 2016

Cuong Vu Trio - "Still Ragged"



Recorded October 1, 2013 for the Seattle Channel, featuring Cuong Vu (trumpet), Carmen Rothwell (bass), and Ted Poor (drums).

Cuong Vu official site