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