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