Thursday, April 27, 2017

Allman Brothers Band - Live at Hofstra University

Recorded November 2, 1972 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, featuring Dickey Betts (guitar, vocals), Gregg Allman (organ, vocals), Berry Oakley (bass), Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson (drums), Butch Trucks (drums) and Chuck Leavell (electric piano).

Allman Brothers Band official site

Sunday, April 23, 2017

SFJAZZ Collective - Live in Milan

Recorded October 30, 2016 in Milan, Italy, featuring Sean Jones (trumpet), Robin Eubanks (trombone), Miguel Zenón (alto sax), David Sánchez (tenor sax), Warren Wolf (vibraphone), Edward Simon (piano), Matt Penman (bass), and Obed Calvaire (drums).

SFJAZZ Collective official site

Friday, April 21, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Maynard Ferguson - "Chameleon"

Recorded in 1974 for the TV program The Mark Of Jazz, featuring Maynard Ferguson (trumpet, vocals, flugelhorn, SuperBone, baritone horn, French horn, etc), Stan Mark, Bob Summers, Don Hahn, Lynn Nicholson, and Ernie Garside (trumpets), Randy Purcell and Jerry Johnson (trombones), Andy Mackintosh, Bruce Johnstone, and Brian Smith (saxophones), Alan Zavod (piano), Rick Petrone (bass), and Danny D'Imperio (drums).

Maynard Ferguson official site

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Monday, April 17, 2017

Charles Tolliver & Music, Inc - Live in New York

Recorded September 27, 2016 at Dizzy's Club in Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City, featuring Charles Tolliver (trumpet), Theo Hill (piano), Bruce Edwards (guitar), Essiet Essiet (bass), and Lawrence Leathers (drums).

Charles Tolliver official site

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Steps Ahead - "Pools"

Featuring Mike Mainieri (vibraphone), Bill Evans (tenor sax), Mike Stern (guitar), Richard Bona (bass), and Steve Smith (drums).

Steps Ahead official site

Friday, April 14, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Cannonball Adderley Quintet - Live in Oslo

Recorded in 1969 at the Centralteatret in Oslo, Norway, featuring Cannonball Adderley (alto sax), Nat Adderley (cornet), Joe Zawinul (piano), Victor Gaskin (bass), and Roy McCurdy (drums).

Cannonball Adderley fan site

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Richard "Groove" Holmes - "On Green Dolphin Street"

Recorded in 1980 in Spain, featuring Richard "Groove" Holmes (organ), Willis "Gator" Jackson (tenor sax), Steve Giordano (guitar), and Roger Humphries (drums).

Richard "Groove" Holmes on Wikipedia

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Charles McPherson Quintet - Live in New York City

Recorded July 29, 2016 at Dizzy's Club in Jazz at Lincoln Center, featuring Charles McPherson (alto sax), Yotam Silberstein (guitar), Jeb Patton (piano), David Wong (bass), and Chuck McPherson (drums).

Charles McPherson official site

Friday, April 07, 2017

Billy Cobham - Live at the Kongsberg Jazz Festival

Recorded in 1974 at the Kongsberg Jazz Festival in Kongsberg, Norway, featuring Billy Cobham (drums), John Abercrombie (guitar), Michael Brecker (tenor sax), Randy Brecker (trumpet), Glen Ferris (trombone), Alex Blake (bass), and Milcho Leviev (keyboards).

Billy Cobham official site

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Dennis Coffey - "Black Belt Jones"

Recorded November 15, 2013 at Motor City Wine in Detroit, MI, featuring Dennis Coffey (guitar), Rick Beamon (drums), Phil Whitfield (keyboards), and Chuck Bartels (bass).

Dennis Coffey official site

Monday, April 03, 2017

The Band - Live in Vancouver

Recorded July 18, 1983 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, BC, featuring Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, vocals), Rick Danko (guitar, bass, fiddle, vocals), Richard Manuel (piano, organ, drums, clavinet, dobro, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, soprano sax, violin), Earl Cate (guitar, vocals), Ernie Cate (keyboards, vocals), Terry Cagle (drums, vocals), and Ron Eoff (bass).

The Band official site

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Jimmy McGriff - "Keep Loose"

Recorded in France, featuring Jimmy McGriff (organ), Leo Johnson (tenor sax), Larry Frazier (guitar) and Jesse Kilpatrick (drums).

Jimmy McGriff website

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Ornette Coleman & Prime Time - Live in Cologne

Recorded in 1987 in Cologne, Germany, featuring Ornette Coleman (alto sax), Charles Ellerbee (guitar), Bern Nix (guitar), Jamaaladeen Tacuma (bass), Al McDowell (bass), Calvin Weston (drums), and Ornette Denardo Coleman (drums).

Ornette Coleman official site

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Sonny Rollins - Live in Copenhagen

Recorded October 30, 1974 at the Falkonér Centret in Copenhagen, Denmark, featuring Sonny Rollins (tenor sax), Rufus Harley (soprano sax, bagpipes), Yoshiaki Masuo (guitar), Gene Perla (bass), and David Lee (drums).

Sonny Rollins official site

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Gene Ammons - "Sophisticated Lady"

Recorded at the 1973 Montreux Jazz Festival, featuring Gene Ammons (tenor sax), Hampton Hawes (keyboards), Bob Cranshaw (bass), Kenny Clarke (drums), and Kenneth Nash (congas).

Gene Ammons tribute site

Monday, March 27, 2017

Aretha Franklin - Live in Amsterdam

Recorded April 28, 1968, at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, featuring Aretha Franklin (vocals), Jerry Weaver (guitar), Miller Brisker and Donald "Buck" Waldon (tenor saxes), David Squire (baritone sax), Donald Townes (conductor, trumpet), Russell Conway, Ron Jackson and "Little" John Wilson (trumpets), Rene Pitts (trombone), Gary Illingworth (piano), Roderick Hicks (bass), George Davidson (drums), and Carolyn Franklin, Charnissa Jones and Wyline Ivey, aka the Sweet Inspirations, (backing vocals).

Aretha Franklin official site

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Stanley Turrentine - "Scratch My Back"

Recorded for the film One Night With Blue Note on February 22, 1985 at Town Hall in New York City, featuring Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax), Jimmy Smith (organ), Kenny Burrell (guitar), and Grady Tate (drums).

Stanley Turrentine on Wikipedia

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Muddy Waters - Live at the Molde Jazz Festival

Recorded August 1, 1977, featuring Muddy Waters (vocals, guitar), Calvin Jones (bass), Bob Margolin (guitar), Luther "Guitar Jr." Johnson (guitar), Willie "Big Eyes" Smith (drums), Pinetop Perkins (piano), and Jerry Portnoy (harmonica).

Muddy Waters official site

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Archie Shepp - Tribute to John Coltrane

Recorded September 3, 2016 at Jazz à La Villette in Paris, France, featuring Archie Shepp (tenor sax), Ambrose Akinmusire (trumpet), Jason Moran (piano), Richard Davis (bass), Billy Hart (drums), with Marion Rampal (vocal), Izidor Leitinger (trumpet, flugelhorn), Sébastien Llado (trombone), Jean-Philippe Scali (saxophones, bass clarinet), Virgile Lefebvre (saxophones).

Archie Shepp official site

Friday, March 17, 2017

Cold Blood - Live at Winterland

Recorded June 29, 1973 at Winterland in San Francisco, CA, featuring Lydia Pense (vocals), Raul Matute (keyboards), Michael Sasaki (guitar), Skip Mesquite (tenor sax, flute, vocals), Michael Andreas (tenor sax), Peter Welker (trumpet, flugelhorn), Max Haskett (trumpet, vocals), Rod Ellicott (bass), and Gaylord Birch (drums).

Lydia Pense/Cold Blood official site

Thursday, March 16, 2017

George Benson & McCoy Tyner Trio - Live in Munich

Recorded July 17, 1989 at the Philharmonie Munich in Munich, Germany, featuring George Benson (guitar, vocals), McCoy Tyner (piano), Avery Sharpe (bass), and Aaron Scott (drums).

George Benson official site
McCoy Tyner official site

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Steps Ahead - "Northern Cross"

Recorded April 1, 1983 at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen, Denmark, featuring Mike Mainieri (vibraphone, synthesizer), Michael Brecker (tenor sax, EWI), Eliane Elias (piano), Eddie Gomez (bass), and Peter Erskine (drums).

Steps Ahead official site

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

John Zorn's Electric Masada - Live in Nancy

Recorded in 2003 at the Nancy Jazz Pulsations festival in Nancy, France, featuring John Zorn (alto sax), Jamie Saft (electric piano, organ), Marc Ribot (guitar), Trevor Dunn (bass), Cyro Baptista (percussion), and Kenny Wollesen (drums).

John Zorn official site

Friday, March 10, 2017

Roy Haynes and Friends - "Blue 'n Boogie"

Recorded at Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights in Jazz Charlie Parker Memorial Concert in April, 1973 at the Theatre de Lys in New York City, featuring Roy Haynes (drums), Howard McGhee (trumpet), Jimmy Owens (trumpet), Cecil Payne (baritone sax), Lee Konitz (alto sax), Ted Dunbar (guitar), and Richard Davis (bass).

Roy Haynes on Wikipedia

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Ted Curson - Live at the Molde Jazz Festival

Recorded in 1969 in Molde, Norway, featuring Ted Curson (trumpet), Christer Boustedt (alto sax), Lars Werner (piano), Gösta Wälivaara (bass), and J.C. Moses (drums).

Ted Curson on Wikipedia

Friday, March 03, 2017

Brecker Brothers Band - "Funky Sea, Funky Dew"

Recorded in 1980 at the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague, Netherlands, featuring Michael Brecker (tenor sax, EWI), Randy Brecker (trumpet), Neil Jason (bass), Barry Finnerty (guitar), Richie Morales (drums), and Mark Gray (keyboards).

Randy Brecker official site
Michael Brecker official site

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Ornette Coleman Quartet - Live in Warsaw

Recorded during the 1993 Jazz Jamboree festival, featuring Ornette Coleman (alto sax), Don Cherry (trumpet), Charnett Moffet (bass), and Ornette Denardo Coleman (drums).

Ornette Coleman official site

Monday, February 27, 2017

Eddie Palmieri - "Azucar Pa' Ti"

Recorded in 2006 at the Bushnell Auditorium in Hartford, CT, featuring Eddie Palmieri (piano), Hermán Olivera (lead vocals), Brian Lynch, Richie Viruet and Philip Dizack (trumpets), Conrad Herwig and Jimmy Bosch (trombones), Nelson Gonzáles (tres guitar, vocals), José Claussell (timbales), Vincent “Little Johnny” Rivero (congas), Orlando Vega (bongós), Luques Curtis (bass), and Joseph “Quique” González and Julio Salgado (vocals).

Eddie Palmieri official site

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Sly and the Family Stone - Live in Los Angeles

Recorded October 9, 1973, featuring Sly Stone (keyboards, guitar, vocals), Freddie Stewart (guitar), Rose Stewart (keyboards, vocals), Cynthia Robinson (trumpet, vocals), Jerry Martini (tenor sax), Pat Rizzo (tenor sax), Rusty Allen (bass), Andy Newmark (drums), and Mary McCreary, Vaetta Stewart & Vet Stewart (vocals).

Official Sly and the Family Stone website

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Jimmy Rushing and the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet
- "Blues After Dark"

Recorded in 1959 in France, featuring Jimmy Rushing (vocals), Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Leo Wright (flute, alto sax), Junior Mance (piano), Art Davis (bass) and Teddy Stewart (drums).

Jimmy Rushing Wikipedia page
Dizzy Gillespie official site

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Steps Ahead - "Trains"

Recorded in 1985, featuring Mike Mainieri (vibraphone, synthesizer), Michael Brecker (tenor sax, EWI), Chuck Loeb (guitar), Victor Bailey (bass), and Peter Erskine (drums).

Steps Ahead official site

Monday, February 13, 2017

King Crimson - "Larks' Tongues In Aspic"

Recorded November 25, 1972 for the German TV program Beat Club, featuring Robert Fripp (guitar, mellotron), Bill Bruford (drums), Jamie Muir (drums, percussion), David Cross (violin, mellotron), and John Wetton (bass).

Robert Fripp & King Crimson official site
King Crimson/Robert Fripp fan site

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Charles Mingus Sextet - Live in Oslo

Recorded April 12, 1964 at University Hall, University of Oslo, featuring Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Jaki Byard (piano), Clifford Jarvis (tenor sax), Eric Dolphy (alto sax), and Johnny Coles (trumpet).

Charles Mingus official site

Monday, February 06, 2017

Oregon - Live at Berliner Jazztage

Recorded in 1980, featuring Ralph Towner (guitar, piano), Collin Walcott (tablas, ercussion), Paul McCandless (oboe, English horn), Glen Moore (bass).

Oregon official site
Ralph Towner official site

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Frank Zappa - "Chunga's Revenge"

Featuring Frank Zappa (guitar), Ike Willis (guitar), Tommy Mars (keyboards), David Logeman (drums), Arthur Barrow (bass), and Ray White (guitar).

Frank Zappa official site

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Stanley Turrentine - "Sugar"

Recorded in 1989 for the TV program Night Music, featuring Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax), George Duke (piano), Tom Barney (bass), Phillipe Saisse (keyboards), and J.T. Lewis (drums).

Stanley Turrentine on Wikipedia

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Robert Cray - "You Move Me"

Recorded for the radio program "Mountain Stage" on March 25, 2013 at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, West Virginia.

Robert Cray official site

Monday, January 23, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Brian Auger's Oblivion Express
- "Happiness Is Just Around The Bend"

Recorded in 2004 at the Baked Potato in Los Angeles, featuring Brian Auger (organ, vocals), Savannah Grace Auger (vocals), Derek Frank (bass), and Karma Auger (drums, vocals).

Brian Auger official site

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Don Pullen/George Adams Quartet - "Song From The Old Country"

Recorded in 1987 at the Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival in Lake Yamanaka, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, featuring Don Pullen (piano), George Adams (saxophone), Dannie Richmond (drums), and Cameron Brown (bass).

Don Pullen on Wikipedia
George Adams on Wikipedia

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Clark Terry Quartet - "Satin Doll"

Recorded April 7, 1985, at Club Montmartre in Copenhagen, Denmark, featuring Clark Terry (trumpet), Duke Jordan (piano), Jimmy Woode (bass), and Svend E. Norregaard (drums).

Clark Terry official site

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Charlie Palmieri & Friends - "El Tema de Maria Cervantes"

Recorded on November 24, 1986 at Club Broadway in New York City, featuring Charlie Palmieri (piano), Andy Gonzalez (bass), Salvador Cuevas (bass), Nicky Marrero (timbales), Eddie Montalvo (congas), Jose Rodrigues (trombone), Piro Rodriguez (trumpet), Charlie Sepulveda (trumpet).

Charlie Palmieri on Wikipedia

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Oliver Lake, Andrew Cyrille & Santi Debriano
- Live at The Stone

Recorded October 22, 2014 at The Stone in New York City, featuring Oliver Lake (alto & soprano saxophone), Andrew Cyrille (drums), and Santi Debriano (bass).

Andrew Cyrille Wikipedia page

Friday, January 06, 2017

Robert Glasper Experiment
- Live at Leverkusener Jazztage

Recorded November 8, 2016 in Leverkusen, Germany, featuring Robert Glasper (piano, keyboards), Mike Severson (guitar), Burniss Travis II (bass), Marc Colenburg (drums), and Casey Benjamin (saxophones, vocoder).

Robert Glasper official site

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Frank Zappa and The Mothers Of Invention - "King Kong"

Recorded for the TV program Colour Me Pop on October 23, 1968 in London, featuring Frank Zappa (guitar), Roy Estrada (bass), Jimmy Carl Black (drums), Art Tripp (drums), Don Preston (keyboards), Ian Underwood (alto sax), Bunk Gardner (tenor sax), and Euclid James "Motorhead" Sherwood (baritone sax, tambourine).

Frank Zappa official site