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