Sunday, August 20, 2017

Oregon - Live at Jazzfestival VIersen



Recorded in 2009 in Viersen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, featuring Ralph Towner (guitar, piano), Paul McCandless (reeds, oboe), Glen Moore (bass), and Mark Walker (drums, percussion).

Oregon official site
Ralph Towner official site

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau
- Live at Jazzwoche Burghausen



Recorded in 2001, featuring Maynard Ferguson, Patrick Hession, Paul Armstrong & Pete Ferguson (trumpets), Reggie Watkins (trombone), Jeff Rupert (tenor sax), Mike Dubaniewicz (alto sax), Jeff Lashway (piano), Brian Stahurski (bass), and Brian Wolfe (drums).

Maynard Ferguson official site

Friday, August 18, 2017

Dexter Gordon - "More Than You Know"



Recorded in 1979 at Carrousel Zaal in The Hague, The Netherlands, featuring Dexter Gordon (tenor sax), Kirk Lightsey (piano), Rufus Reid (bass), and Eddie Gladden (drums).

Dexter Gordon official site

Monday, August 14, 2017

The Headhunters - "Daffy's Dance"



Recorded May 9, 1975 at Winterland in San Francisco, CA, featuring Paul Jackson (bass, vocals), Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, vocals, percussion), Bill Summers (percussion), Mike Clark (drums), and DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight (guitar, vocals).

The Headhunters on Wikipedia
Mike Clark official site
Paul Jackson official site
Bennie Maupin official site
DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight official site

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Roscoe Mitchell – "Bells for the South Side"



Recorded in 2017 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, featuring Roscoe Mitchell (sopranino, soprano, alto and bass saxophones, flute, piccolo, bass recorder, percussion), James Fei (sopranino and alto saxophones, contra-alto clarinet, electronics), Hugh Ragin (trumpet, piccolo trumpet), Tyshawn Sorey (trombone, piano, drums, percussion), Craig Taborn (piano, organ, electronics), Jaribu Shahid (double bass, bass guitar, percussion), Tani Tabbal( drums, percussion), Kikanju Baku (drums, percussion), and William Winant (percussion, tubular bells, glockenspiel, vibraphone, marimba, roto toms, cymbals, bass drum, woodblocks, timpani).

Roscoe Mitchell on Wikipedia

Friday, August 11, 2017

Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra - Live in Münich



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

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

Thursday, August 10, 2017

McCoy Tyner - Live at the Molde Jazz Festival



Recorded in 1975 in Molde, Norway,, featuring McCoy Tyner (piano), Azar Lawrence (tenor sax, soprano sax), Junie Booth (bass), Guilherme Franco (percussion), and Eccleston Wendell Wainwright (drums).

McCoy Tyner official site

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Anthony Braxton ZIM Sextet - Live at the Moers Festival



Recorded June 3, 2017 at the Moers Festival in Moers, Germany, featuring Anthony Braxton (alto sax, soprano sax, sopranino sax, clarinets), Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet, flugelhorn, trombones), Shelley Burgon (harp), Jacqueline Kerrod (harp), Tomeka Reid (cello), and Dan Peck (tuba).

Anthony Braxton official site

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Mary Halvorson Octet - "Inky Ribbons"



Recorded January 7, 2017 at The New School in New York City, featuring Mary Halvorson (guitar), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Jon Irabagon (alto saxophone), Ingrid Laubrock (tenor saxophone), Jacob Garchik (trombone), Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar), Chris Lightcap (bass), and Ches Smith (drums).

Mary Halvorson official site

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Ahmad Jamal & Yusef Lateef - "Trouble in Mind"



Recorded in October 2010 at the Olympia in Paris France, featuring Yusef Lateef (vocals), Ahmad Jamal (piano), James Cammack (bass), Manolo Badrena (percussion), and Herlin Riley (drums).

Yusef Lateef official site
Ahmad Jamal official site

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Barbara Dennerlein - "Organ Boogie"



Recorded in April 2015 at Altes Pfandhaus in Köln, Germany, featuring Barbara Dennerlein (organ) and Drori Mondlak (drums).

Barbara Dennerlein official site

Monday, July 31, 2017

Sonny Rollins - Live at Umbria Jazz Festival



Recorded July 18, 1996 in Perugia, Italy, featuring Sonny Rollins (tenor sax), Stephen Scott (piano), Clifton Anderson (trombone), Bob Cranshaw (bass), Victor See Yuen (percussion), and Harold Summey (drums).

Sonny Rollins official site

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Hawkwind - Live in Nottingham



Recorded in 1990, featuring Alan Davey (vocals, bass, synthesizer), Dave Brock (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Harvey Bainbridge (keyboards, vocals), Richard Chadwick (drums, percussion), and Simon House (violin), with Bridget Wishart (additional vocals), Julie Murray (dancer), and Kris Tait & Wango Riley (fire-eaters).

Hawkwind official site

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Freddie Hubbard Quintet - Live at the Berlin Jazz Festival



Recorded November 2, 1985, featuring Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Kenny Garrett (alto sax), Mark Templeton (piano), Ira Coleman (bass), and Carl Allen (drums).

Freddie Hubbard official site

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Sam Rivers Trio - Live in Atlanta



Recorded February 23, 2002 at the First Existentialist Congregation in Atlanta, GA, featuring Sam Rivers (tenor sax, soprano sax, flute, piano), Doug Matthews (bass, bass clarinet), and Anthony Cole (drums, saxophone, piano).

Sam Rivers official site

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Dexter Gordon - "Backstairs"



Recorded in 1979 at Carrousel Zaal in The Hague, The Netherlands, featuring Dexter Gordon (tenor sax), Kirk Lightsey (piano), Rufus Reid (bass), and Eddie Gladden (drums).

Dexter Gordon official site

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Tony Bennett - "The Way You Look Tonight"



Recorded December 31, 2008 for the TV program Spectacle: Elvis Costello with..., featuring Tony Bennett (vocals) and Bill Charlap (piano).

Tony Bennett official site

Friday, July 14, 2017

The Headhunters - "If You Got It, You'll Get It"



Recorded May 9, 1975 at Winterland in San Francisco, CA, featuring Paul Jackson (bass, vocals), Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, vocals, percussion), Bill Summers (percussion), Mike Clark (drums), and DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight (guitar, vocals).

The Headhunters on Wikipedia
Mike Clark official site
Paul Jackson official site
Bennie Maupin official site
DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight official site

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra
- Live at the Kongsberg Jazz Festival



Recorded June 26, 1974 at the Kongsberg Jazz Festival in Kongsberg, Norway, featuring Thad Jones, Jon Faddis, Steve Furtado, Jim Bossy, and Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet, flugelhorn); Jimmy Knepper, Billy Campbell, Quentin "Butter" Jackson, and Dave Taylor (trombone); Edward Xiques, Jerry Dodgion, Billy Harper, Ron Bridgewater, and Pepper Adams (saxophone, clarinet, flute); Walter Norris (piano), George Mraz (bass), and Mel Lewis (drums).

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

Sunday, July 09, 2017

Richard "Groove" Holmes
- "The Man I Love" & "Bar Wars"



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, July 08, 2017

Thursday, July 06, 2017

James Brown - "Please Please Please"



Recorded in October, 1964 for the film The TAMI Show at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, CA.

James Brown official site

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Sunday, July 02, 2017

Yusef Lateef Quartet - Autophysiopsychic Music



Recorded for the TV program Jazz Harmonie on April 22, 1972 at Parc Floral de Paris in Paris, France, featuring Yusef Lateef (tenor sax, flute, oboe), Kenny Barron (piano), Bob Cunningham (bass), and Albert "Tootie" Heath (drums, wood flute).

Yusef Lateef official site

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Lambert, Hendricks & Ross with Joe Williams
- "The King"



Recorded in October 1959 at WBKB-TV, Chicago, IL for the syndicated television series Playboy's Penthouse, featuring Joe Williams, Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks, and Annie Ross (vocals) with Count Basie (piano), Freddie Green (guitar), Ed Jones (bass), and Sonny Payne (drums).

Jon Hendricks official site
Joe Williams Wikipedia page

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Sonny Rollins & Friends - "Take The 'A' Train"



Recorded in 1976 for the DownBeat Awards TV special, featuring Sonny Rollins (tenor sax), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Bill Watrous (trombone), Hubert Laws (flute), Rahsaan Roland Kirk (tenor sax), McCoy Tyner (piano), Chick Corea (keyboards), George Benson (guitar), Stanley Clarke (bass), Lenny White (drums), and Airto Moreira (percussion).

Sonny Rollins official site

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Red Rodney All-Stars - "Cherokee"



Recorded in May, 1989 at the Main Street Jazz Festival in Columbia, SC, featuring Red Rodney (trumpet), Chris Potter (tenor sax), Bill Watrous (trombone), Ed Soph (drums), Bill Crow (bass), and Derek Smith (piano).

Red Rodney on Wikipedia

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Humble Pie - "Rolling Stone"



Recorded in 1971, featuring Steve Marriott (guitar, vocals), Peter Frampton (guitar, vocals), Greg Ridley (bass, vocals), and Jerry Shirley (drums).

Humble Pie tribute site

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Headhunters - "God Make Me Funky"



Recorded May 9, 1975 at Winterland in San Francisco, CA, featuring Paul Jackson (bass, vocals), Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, vocals, percussion), Bill Summers (percussion), Mike Clark (drums), and DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight (guitar, vocals).

The Headhunters on Wikipedia
Mike Clark official site
Paul Jackson official site
Bennie Maupin official site
DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight official site

Monday, June 12, 2017

Amina Claudine Myers Quartet - "Coming And Going"



Recorded May 19, 1991 in Raab, Austria, featuring Amina Claudine Myers (piano, vocals), Jim Pepper (tenor sax, vocals), Anthony Cox (bass), and Leopoldo Flemming (percussion).

Amina Claudine Myers official site

Friday, June 09, 2017

Richard "Groove" Holmes - "My One and Only Love"



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

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Stanley Cowell Quartet - Live in New York City



Recorded March 23, 2017 at Dizzy's Club in Jazz at Lincoln Center,, featuring Stanley Cowell (piano, kalimba), Bruce Williams (alto sax), Jay Anderson (bass), and Evan Sherman (drums).

Stanley Cowell on Wikipedia

Monday, June 05, 2017

Mary Halvorson Octet - "Fog Bank"



Recorded August 6, 2016 at The Stone in New York City, featuring Mary Halvorson (guitar), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Jon Irabagon (alto saxophone), Ingrid Laubrock (tenor saxophone), Jacob Garchik (trombone), Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar), John Hébert (bass), and Ches Smith (drums).

Mary Halvorson official site

Friday, June 02, 2017

Jon Hassell - Live in New York



Recorded September 16, 1989 at the Financial Center in the World Trade Towers in New York City, featuring Jon Hassell (trumpet), Dan Schwartz (bass), Adam Rudolph (percussion), Gregg Arreguin (guitar), and Jeff Rona (keyboards, percussion).

Jon Hassell official site

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Morris Day and The Time - Live at the Capitol Theater



Recorded January 30, 1982 at the Capitol Theater in Passaic, NJ, featuring Morris Day (lead vocals), Jesse Johnson (guitar) Jimmy "Jam" Harris (keyboards), Monte Moir (keyboards), Terry Lewis (bass), and George "Jellybean" Johnson (drums).

Morris Day and The Time official Facebook page

Monday, May 29, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Muddy Waters - Live in Germany



Recorded October 29, 1976 at the Blues & Jazz Festival, Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, West Germany, 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), with special guest Junior Wells (vocals, harmonica).

Muddy Waters official site

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Kidd Jordan Quintet - Live at the Vision Festival



Recorded June 17, 2012 at Roulette in Brooklyn, NYC, featuring Kidd Jordan (tenor saxophone), J.D. Parran (bass saxophone, alto clarinet, piccolo, flutes), Charles Gayle (piano, tenor saxophone), William Parker (bass), and Hamid Drake (drums).

Kidd Jordan on Wikipedia

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Steps Ahead - "Young and Fine"



Recorded in 1990 in Stuttgart, Germany, featuring Mike Mainieri (vibraphone, percussion), Bendik Hofseth (tenor sax), Rachel Z. Nicolazzo (keyboards), James Tunnel (guitar), Jeff Andrews (bass), and Steve Smith (drums).

Steps Ahead official site

Friday, May 12, 2017

Amina Claudine Myers Quartet - "Straight To You"



Recorded May 19, 1991 in Raab, Austria, featuring Amina Claudine Myers (piano, vocals), Jim Pepper (tenor sax, vocals), Anthony Cox (bass), and Leopoldo Flemming (percussion).

Amina Claudine Myers official site

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Steely Dan - Live at Shoreline Amphitheater



Recorded in 1993 at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA, featuring Donald Fagen (electric piano, vocals), Walter Becker (guitar), Drew Zingg (guitar), Peter Erskine (drums), Tom Barney (bass), Warren Bernhardt (piano), Cornelius Bumpus, Chris Potter, and Bob Sheppard (saxophones), Brenda White-King, Diane Garisto, and Catherine Russell (backing vocals), and Bill Ware III (vibraphone), with Boz Scaggs (guest appearance on "Black Friday").

Steely Dan official site
Donald Fagen official site
Walter Becker official site

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Richard "Groove" Holmes - "Billie's Bounce"



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

Monday, May 08, 2017

Friday, May 05, 2017

Mary Halvorson Octet - "Spirit Splitter"



Recorded August 6, 2016 at The Stone in New York City, featuring Mary Halvorson (guitar), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Jon Irabagon (alto saxophone), Ingrid Laubrock (tenor saxophone), Jacob Garchik (trombone), Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar), John Hébert (bass), and Ches Smith (drums).

Mary Halvorson official site

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Jimmy Smith & Jimmy McGriff
- "Ridin' On It/ Honky Tonk"



Recorded in July 1992 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, featuring Jimmy McGriff (organ), Jimmy Smith (organ), Herman Riley (tenor sax), Carl Lockett (guitar), and James Levy (drums).

Jimmy McGriff website
Jimmy Smith on Wikipedia

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Dennis Coffey - "Scorpio"



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

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