Sunday, December 30, 2018

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

Larry Carlton
- Live at the Festival de Jazz de Vitoria-Gasteiz



Recorded July 12, 2017 in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, featuring Larry Carlton (guitar), Claus Fischer (bass), Wolfgang Dahlheimer (keyboards), and Hardy Fischötter (drums).

Larry Carlton official site

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Delaney & Bonnie & Friends - Live in Copenhagen



Recorded December 10, 1969 in Copehagen, Denmark, featuring Bonnie Bramlett (vocals), Delaney Bramlett (vocals, guitar), Eric Clapton (guitar, vocals), George Harrison (guitar), Carl Radle (bass), Jim Gordon (drums), Bobby Whitlock (keyboards, vocals), Billy Preston (organ), Jim Price (trumpet), Bobby Keys (tenor sax), Rita Coolidge (vocals), and Tex Johnson (percussion).

Bonnie Bramlett official site
Delaney Bramlett on Wikipedia

Monday, December 17, 2018

Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom - "Hoarding the Pod"



Recorded May 13, 2016 at Philadelphia Art Alliance Ars Nova Workshop, featuring Allison Miller (drums), Myra Melford (piano), Jenny Scheinman (violin), Kirk Knuffke (cornet), Ben Goldberg (clarinet), and Todd Sickafoose (bass).

Allison Miller official site

Sunday, December 16, 2018

John Scofield - Live at Lincoln Center



Recorded for NPR's "Jazz Night in America" in July 2017 at Jazz at Lincoln Center, featuring John Scofield (guitar), Joe Lovano (tenor saxophone and flute), Charles Pillow (flute and horn), Michael Rodriguez (trumpet and flugelhorn), Roger Rosenberg (baritone saxophone and bass clarinet), Jeffrey Scott (French horn), John Clarke (French horn), Larry Grenadier (bass), Bill Stewart (drums), Jim Beard (keyboard), Gary Granger (bass), and Dennis Chambers (drums).

John Scofield official site

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Tower of Power - "Ain't Nothing Stopping Us Now"



Recorded in 1977 for the TV program Don Kirshner's Rock Concert, featuring Emilio Castillo (tenor sax, vocals) Stephen "Doc" Kupka (baritone sax), Greg Adams (trumpet, vocals), Mic Gillette (trumpet), Lenny Pickett (tenor sax), Francis "Rocco" Prestia (bass), Bruce Conte (guitar, vocals), Chester Thompson (keyboards), Ron E. Beck (drums), and Edward McGee (lead vocals).

Tower of Power official site

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

Eric Person & Houston Person - "Lover Man"



Recorded in March 2017 at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola in New York City, featuring Eric Person (alto sax), Houston Person (tenor sax), Zaccai Curtis (piano), Kenny Davis (bass), and McClenty Hunter (drums).

Eric Person official site

Sunday, December 09, 2018

Friday, December 07, 2018

Paul Simon - 'You Can Call Me Al"



Recorded August 15, 1991 at Central Park in New York City, featuring Paul Simon (vocals), Mingo Araujo, Cyro Baptista, Dom Chacal and Sidinho Moreira (percussion), Chris Botti (trumpet), Michael Brecker (saxophones, EWI), Tony Cedras (piano, keyboards, accordion), Steve Gadd (drums), Vincent Nguini (guitar), Ray Phiri (guitar), Barney Rachabane (saxophone, pennywhistle), Armand Sabal-Lecco (bass guitar), John Selolwane (guitar), Richard Tee (musical director, piano), and Oren Waters, Maxine Waters and Julia Waters (vocals).

Paul Simon official site

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Rahsaan Roland Kirk Quartet - Live in Prague



Recorded October 19, 1967 at the Mezinárodním Jazz Festival, featuring Rahsaan Roland Kirk (saxophones, flutes, manzello, stritch, whistles, etc.), Ron Burton (piano), Steve Novosel (bass), and Jimmy Hopps (drums).

Rahsaan Roland Kirk on Wikipedia

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Gentle Giant - Live in Long Beach



Recorded in 1975,  featuring Derek Shulman (vocals, saxophone, recorder, bass, percussion), Ray Shulman (bass, violin, acoustic guitar, recorder, trumpet, vocals, percussion), Gary Green (guitars, recorders, vocals, percussion), Kerry Minnear (keyboards, cello, vibes, recorder, vocals, percussion), and John Weathers (drums, vibes, tambour, vocals, percussion).

Gentle Giant home page

Monday, November 26, 2018

Leon Russell - "Wild Horses"



Recorded in 1980 at Perkins Palace in Pasadena, CA, featuring Leon Russell (piano, vocals), Sam Bush (mandolin, fiddle, vocals), Courtney Johnson (banjo, vocals), Curtis Birch (guitar, dobro, vocals), Bill Kenner (mandolin), John Cowen (bass, vocals), and Ambrose Campbell (percussion).

Leon Russell official site

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Freddie Hubbard - Live in Köln



Recorded in October 1985 at Subway in Köln, Germany, featuring Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Kenny Garrett (alto sax), Mark Templeton (piano), Ira Coleman (bass), and Carl Allen (drums).

Freddie Hubbard official site

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Praxis - Live in San Diego



Recorded September 17, 1998 at the Belly Up Tavern in San Diego, CA featuring Bill Laswell (bass), Buckethead (guitar), DJ Disk (turntables) and Brian "Brain" Mantia (drums).

Bill Laswell official site

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom - "Fuster"



Recorded May 13, 2016, featuring Allison Miller (drums), Myra Melford (piano), Jenny Scheinman (violin), Kirk Knuffke (cornet), Ben Goldberg (clarinet), and Todd Sickafoose (bass).

Allison Miller official site

Friday, November 16, 2018

Hudson - Live at Estival Jazz Lugano



Recorded July 13, 2018 at the Piazza della Riforma in Lugano, Switzerland, featuring Jack DeJohnette (drums), John Scofield (guitar), John Medeski (keyboards), and Scott Colley (bass).

Jack DeJohnette official site
John Scofield official site
John Medeski official site
Scott Colley official site

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tower of Power - "Credit"



Recorded in 1992 at the Bottom Line in Nagoya, Japan, featuring Emilio Castillo (tenor sax, vocals) Stephen "Doc" Kupka (baritone sax), Greg Adams (trumpet, vocals), Lee Thornburg (trumpet), Brandon Fields (tenor sax, alto sax), Francis "Rocco" Prestia (bass), Carmen Grillo (guitar), Nick Milo (keyboards), Russ McKinnon (drums), and Tom Bowes (lead vocals).

Tower of Power official site

Monday, November 12, 2018

Hubert Laws Quintet - "Land of Passion"



Featuring Hubert Laws (flute), David Budway (piano), Rob Mullins (keyboards), John Leftwich (bass), and Ralph Penland (drums).

Hubert Laws official site

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Oliver Lake Octet - Live at The Stone



Recorded October 24, 2014 at The Stone in New York City, featuring Oliver Lake (alto sax, compositions), Bruce Williams (alto sax), Mike Lee (tenor sax), Josh Evans (trumpet), Terry Greene (trombone), Brandon McCune (piano), Robert Sabin (bass), and Chris Beck (drums).

Oliver Lake official site

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Jeff Beck - "Where Were You"



Recorded at Ronnie Scott's in London, England, featuring Jeff Beck (guitar), Tal Wilkenfeld (bass), Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), and Jason Rebello (keyboards).

Jeff Beck official site

Sunday, November 04, 2018

Gentle Giant - Live in Brussels



Recorded in 1974 for the German TV network ZDF, featuring Derek Shulman (vocals, saxophone, recorder, bass, percussion), Ray Shulman (bass, violin, acoustic guitar, recorder, trumpet, vocals, percussion), Gary Green (guitars, recorders, vocals, percussion), Kerry Minnear (keyboards, cello, vibes, recorder, vocals, percussion), and John Weathers (drums, vibes, tambour, vocals, percussion).

Gentle Giant home page

Saturday, November 03, 2018

Eddie Palmieri - "La Libertad"



Recorded in 2013, featuring Eddie Palmieri (piano), Louis Fouché (alto sax), Jonathan Powell (trumpet), José Claussell (timbales), Vincent “Little Johnny” Rivero (congas), Orlando Vega (bongós), and Luques Curtis (bass).

Eddie Palmieri official site

Friday, November 02, 2018

Howlin Wolf - Live in Washington DC



Recorded in November 1970, featuring Howlin' Wolf (vocals, guitar, harmonica), Sunnyland Slim (piano), Hubert Sumlin (guitar), Randy Joe Fullerton (bass), and S.P. Leary (drums).

Howlin' Wolf tribute site

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Philip Glass Ensemble - Live in London



Recorded in 1983 at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London, England, featuring Philip Glass (keyboards), Michael Riesman (keyboards), Dora Ohrenstein (vocals), Kurt Munkasci (sound design, engineering), Richard Peck (saxophones, woodwinds), Jon Gibson (saxophones, woodwinds), and Jack Kripl (saxophones, woodwinds).

Philip Glass official site

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Kenny Barron Trio - Live at JazzBaltica



Recorded in 2006 at the JazzBaltica festival in Kiel, Germany, featuring Kenny Barron (piano), Kiyoshi Kitagawa (bass), and Victor Lewis (drums).

Kenny Barron official site

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Anthony Braxton's Accelerator Ghost Trance Septet
- Live in Spain



Recorded July 25, 2008 in San Sebastian, Spain, featuring Anthony Braxton (alto sax, soprano sax, sopranino sax, clarinets), Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet, flugelhorn, trombones), Jessica Pavone (viola, violin), Chris Dahlgren (bass, cello), Aaron Siegel (drums, percussion, vibraphone), Mary Halvorson (guitar), and Jay Rozen (tuba).

Anthony Braxton official site

Monday, October 22, 2018

Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood - Live in Chicago



Recorded December 3, 2014 at the Vic Theatre in Chicago, IL, featuring John Scofield (guitar), John Medeski (keyboards), Billy Martin (drums) and Chris Wood (bass).

John Scofield official site
Medeski Martin & Wood official site

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Sound Prints - Live at the Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival



Recorded July 17, 2012 at the Mendizorrotza Sports Center in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Araba, Spain, featuring Dave Douglas (trumpet), Joe Lovano (tenor sax), Lawrence Fields (piano), Linda May Han Oh (bass) and Joey Baron (drums).

Joe Lovano official site
Dave Douglas official site
Linda May Han Oh official site
Lawrence Fields official site

Friday, October 19, 2018

Marty Ehrlich & Trio Exaltation - Live in New York



Recorded December 11, 2017 at the Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Center in New York City, featuring Marty Ehrlich (reeds, compositions), John Hebert (bass), and Nasheet Waits (drums).

Marty Ehrlich official site

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Lou Donaldson - "Laura"



Recorded in 1994 in Geneva, Switzerland, featuring Lou Donaldson (alto sax), Horace Parlan (piano), Wayne Dockery (bass), and Philippe Soirat (drums).

Lou Donaldson official site

Monday, October 15, 2018

Tower of Power - Live at The Maintenance Shop



Recorded in 1987 at The Maintenance Shop in Ames, IA, featuring Emilio Castillo (tenor sax, vocals) Stephen "Doc" Kupka (baritone sax), Greg Adams (trumpet, vocals), Mike Cichowicz (trumpet), Richard Elliot (tenor sax, alto sax, EWI), Francis "Rocco" Prestia (bass), Willie James Fulton (guitar, vocals), David K. Mathews (keyboards), Mick Mistek (drums), and Ellis Hall (lead vocals, keyboards).

Tower of Power official site

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Steve Coleman & Five Elements
- Live at Heineken Jazzaldia



Recorded July 23, 2016 in Donostia, Spain, featuring Steve Coleman (alto sax), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Miles Okazaki (guitar), Anthony Tidd (bass), and Sean Rickman (drums) with special guest Ravi Coltrane (tenor sax).

Steve Coleman official site

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Art Ensemble of Chicago - Live at Jazzfestival Hamburg



Recorded October 18, 1991 at Fabrik in Hamburg, Germany, featuring Roscoe Mitchell (saxophones, clarinets), Joseph Jarman (saxophones, clarinets), Lester Bowie (trumpet), Malachi Favors (bass), and Famoudou Don Moye (drums, percussion).

Art Ensemble of Chicago official site

Friday, October 12, 2018

Hubert Laws and the CTI All-Star Band
- "Sophisticated Lady"



Recorded in 2010 at Internationale Jazzwoche Burghausen in Burghausen, Germany, featuring Hubert Laws (flute), Brian Lynch (trumpet, flugelhorn), Bob Malach (tenor sax), Russell Malone (guitar), Niels Lan Doky (piano), Mark Egan (bass), Jeff "Tain" Watts (drumss), Airto Moreira (percussion), and Curtis Stigers (vocals, tenor sax).

Hubert Laws official site

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Sunday, October 07, 2018

T-Bone Walker
- "Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong"



Recorded in 1962 recorded in 1962 for the German TV show Jazz gehört & gesehen (Jazz Heard & Seen), featuring T-Bone Walker (vocals, guitar), Memphis Slim (piano), Armand "Jump" Jackson (drums), and Willie Dixon (bass).

T-Bone Walker on Wikipedia

Saturday, October 06, 2018

Soft Machine - Live in the Netherlands



Recorded September 8, 2018 at Cultuurpodium Boerderij in Zoetermeer, Netherlands, featuring John Etheridge (guitar), Theo Travis (tenor sax, keyboard), Roy Babbington (bass), and John Marshall (drums).

Soft Machine on Wikipedia
Soft Machine Legacy on Bandcamp

Thursday, October 04, 2018

King Crimson - Live in Argentina



Recorded October 8, 1994 at the Teatro Broadway in Buenos Aires, Argentina, featuring Robert Fripp (guitar), Tony Levin (bass, Chapman Stick, synthesizers), Pat Mastelotto (drums, percussion), Bill Bruford (drums), Adrian Belew (lead vocals, guitar), and Trey Gunn (Warr guitar, Chapman Stick)

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

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Eddie Palmieri - Live in Madrid



Recorded June 27, 2013 at the Teatros de Canal in Madrid, Spain, featuring Eddie Palmieri (piano), Louis Fouché (alto sax), Jonathan Powell (trumpet), José Claussell (timbales), Vincent “Little Johnny” Rivero (congas), Orlando Vega (bongós), and Luques Curtis (bass).

Eddie Palmieri official site

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Sam Rivers Quartet - "Sprung"



Recorded in October 1989 in Leverkusen, Germany, featuring Sam Rivers (tenor sax), Darryl Thompson (guitar), Rael Wesley Grant (bass), and Steve McRaven (drums).

Sam Rivers official site

Monday, October 01, 2018

Gary Bartz Quartet - Live at Skidmore College



Recorded June 30, 2015 at Skidmore College in Sarasota Springs, NY, featuring Gary Bartz (alto sax), Larry Willis (piano), James King (bass), and Greg Bandy (drums).

Gary Bartz official site

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Jack Bruce - "Over The Cliff"



Recorded in 1969 for the documentary Rope Ladder To The Moon, featuring Jack Bruce (bass), Jon Hiseman (drums) and Dick Heckstall-Smith (tenor sax).

Jack Bruce official site

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Kenny Barron Trio - "Embraceable You"



Recorded in 2000 at the Jazz in Marciac festival in Marciac, France, featuring Kenny Barron (piano), Kiyoshi Kitagawa (bass), and Ben Riley (drums).

Kenny Barron official site

Monday, September 24, 2018

The Lounge Lizards - "Uncle Jerry"



Recorded in 1989 for the NBC program Night Music, featuring John Lurie (saxophone), Roy Nathanson (saxophone), Curtis Fowlkes (trombone), Evan Lurie (piano), Marc Ribot (guitar), Erik Sanko (bass), E.J. Rodriguez (percussion), and Dougie Bowne (drums).

John Lurie official site

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Supersax & LA Voices
- Live at the North Sea Jazz Festival



Recorded July 9, 1988, featuring Jay Migliori and Ray Reed (tenor saxes), Med Flory and Lanny Morgan (alto saxes), Steve Hufstetter (trumpet), Lou Levy (piano), Monty Budwig (bass), and Lawrence Marable (drums), with the LA Voices (Sue Raney, Melissa Mackay, John Bahler, Michael Redmond Jr., and Med Flory).

Supersax tribute site

Friday, September 21, 2018

Allan Holdsworth - Live in Tokyo



Recorded May 14, 1984 at Yubin Chokin Hall in Tokyo, Japan, featuring Allan Holdsworth (guitar), Jimmy Johnson (bass), Chad Wackerman (drums), and Paul Williams (vocals).

Allan Holdsworth official Facebook page

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Sound Prints - "Sprints"



Recorded October 15, 2014 at The Scripps Research Institute in San Diego, CA, featuring Dave Douglas (trumpet), Joe Lovano (tenor sax), Lawrence Fields (piano), Linda May Han Oh (bass) and Joey Baron (drums).

Joe Lovano official site
Dave Douglas official site

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Marty Ehrlich Large Ensemble
- "A Trumpet in the Morning"



Recorded April 17, 2014 at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, featuring JD Parran (voice, bass saxophone); EJ Allen, Ron Horton and James Zollar (trumpet); Ray Anderson and Josh Roseman (trombone); John Clark (French horn); Robert DeBellis, Adam Kolker, Jason Robinson, Lisa Parrott, Andy Laster, and Marty Ehrlich (reeds); James Weidman (piano); Jerome Harris (bass guitar); and Matt Wilson (drums).

Marty Ehrlich official site

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The Fabulous Thunderbirds - "Wrap It Up "



Recorded April 19, 1986 at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ, featuring Kim Wilson (vocals), Jimmie Vaughan (guitar), Preston Hubbard (bass), Fran Christina (drums), and Chuck Leavell (keyboards).

Fabulous Thunderbirds official site

Sunday, September 16, 2018

James Carter Quintet - Live at Jazz San Javier



Recorded July 23, 2010, featuring James Carter (tenor sax, soprano sax, flute), Corey Wilkes (trumpet), Gerard Gibbs (piano), Ralph Armstrong (bass), and Leonard King (drums).

James Carter official site

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Mountain - "Roll Over Beethoven"



Recorded January 29, 1972 for the German TV program Beat Club, featuring Leslie West (guitar, vocals), Felix Pappalardi (bass), Corky Laing (drums), and Steve Knight (keyboards).

Mountain official site

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Tower of Power - Live at Newport Jazz Festival



Recorded August 15, 1992, featuring Emilio Castillo (tenor sax, vocals) Stephen "Doc" Kupka (baritone sax), Greg Adams (trumpet, vocals), Lee Thornburg (trumpet), Brandon Fields (tenor sax, alto sax), Francis "Rocco" Prestia (bass), Carmen Grillo (guitar), Nick Milo (keyboards), Russ McKinnon (drums), and Tom Bowes (lead vocals).

Tower of Power official site

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Talking Heads - Live in Rome



Recorded in 1980, featuring David Byrne (vocals, guitar), Tina Weymouth (bass, vocals), Chris Frantz (drums, vocals), Jerry Harrison (keyboards, guitar, vocals), Bernie Worrell (keyboards), Adrian Belew (lead guitar, vocals), Busta Jones (bass, rhythm guitar), Steve Scales (percussion, vocals), and Dolette McDonald (vocals).

David Byrne official site
Talking Heads official Facebook page

Monday, September 10, 2018

Manu Dibango - Live in Rotterdam



Recorded in 2014 at the Zuiderpark in Rotterdam, Netherlands, featuring Manu Dibango (saxophone) and the Metropole Orkest.

Manu Dibango official site

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

King Crimson - "21st Century Schizoid Man"



Recorded in December 2015 in Japan, featuring Robert Fripp (guitar), Mel Collins (saxophone, flute), Tony Levin (bass, Chapman Stick, synthesizers), Pat Mastelotto (drums, percussion), Gavin Harrison (drums), Jakko Jakszyk (lead vocals, guitar, flute), and Bill Rieflin (drums, percussion, keyboards, synthesizer, Mellotron)

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

Sunday, September 02, 2018

Defunkt - "Illusion"



Recorded in 1982, featuring Joseph Bowie (trombone, vocals, congas), Kelvyn Bell (guitar), Richard Martin (guitar), Kim Clarke (bass), John Mulkerin (trumpet), and Kenny Martin (drums).

Defunkt official site

Saturday, September 01, 2018

Snarky Puppy - "Thing of Gold"



From the live DVD groundUP, recorded and filmed on December 16, 2011, at Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn, NY, featuring Michael League (bass); Shaun Martin, Bill Laurance, Cory Henry, and Justin Stanton (keyboards); Jay Jennings and Maz (trumpets); Chris Bullock (saxophone); Andy Hunter (trombone); Mark Lettieri, Bob Lanzetti and Chris McQueen (guitars); Nate Werth, Keita Ogawa and Marcelo Woloski (percussion); Robert "Sput" Seawright (drums); Zach Brock and Maria Im (violins); Roni Gan (viola); and Jody Redhage (cello).

Snarky Puppy official site

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The Blues Project - "Flute Thing"



Recorded June 18, 1967 at the Monterey Pop Festival in Monterey, CA, featuring Andy Kulberg (flute, bass), Danny Kalb (guitar), Steve Katz (guitar, bass), Roy Blumenfeld (drums), and John McDuffy (keyboards).

The Blues Project on Wikipedia

Monday, August 27, 2018

Glenn Branca Ensemble - "Ascension 3"



Recorded in 2015, featuring Reg Bloor, Arad Evans, Eric Hubel, and Luke Schwartz (guitar0, Greg McMullen (bass), Owen Weaver (drums), and Glenn Branca (conductor).

Glenn Branca official site

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band
- "Mascara Snake"



Recorded April 12, 1972 at the studios of the TV program Beat Club in Bremen, Germany, featuring Captain Beefheart (vocals, harp), Rockette Morton (guitar, bass) Zoot Horn Rollo (guitar), Orejon (bass), Ed Marimba (drums), and Winged Eel Fingerling (guitar).

The Captain Beefheart Radar Station

Friday, August 24, 2018

The Lounge Lizards - "Voice of Chunk"



Recorded in 1989 for the NBC program Night Music, featuring John Lurie (saxophone), Roy Nathanson (saxophone), Curtis Fowlkes (trombone), Evan Lurie (piano), Marc Ribot (guitar), Erik Sanko (bass), E.J. Rodriguez (percussion), and Dougie Bowne (drums).

John Lurie official site

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Humble Pie - "Black Coffee"



Recorded in 1973 for the BBC program The Old Grey Whistle Test, featuring Steve Marriott (guitar, vocals), Clem Clempson (guitar, vocals), Greg Ridley (bass, vocals), Jerry Shirley (drums), and Venetta Fields, Clydie King & Sherlie Matthew (background vocals).

Humble Pie tribute site

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Roy Buchanan - "Roy's Bluz"



Recorded November 15, 1976 for the TV program Austin City Limits, featuring Roy Buchanan (guitar, vocals), Malcolm Lukens (keyboards), John Harrison (bass), and Byrd Foster (drums).

Roy Buchanan tribute site

Friday, August 17, 2018

Sea Level - Live at the Capitol Theatre



Recorded February 11, 1977 at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ, featuring Chuck Leavell (keyboards), Jimmy Nalls (guitar), Lamar Williams (bass), and Jai Johanny Johanson (drums, percussion).

Sea Level on Wikipedia
Chuck Leavell official site

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Stanley Turrentine - Live at the Village Gate



Recorded in 1990 at the Village Gate in New York City, featuring Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax), Dave Stryker (guitar), Bob Fox (piano), Scott Ambush (bass), and Scott Peaker (drums).

Stanley Turrentine on Wikipedia

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Allman Brothers Band
- Live at the Starwood Amphitheatre



Recorded July 12, 1986 at the Starwood Amphotheatre in Nashville, TN, featuring Dickey Betts (guitar, vocals), Gregg Allman (organ, vocals), Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson (drums), Butch Trucks (drums), Chuck Leavell (piano, synthesizer), Bruce Waibel (bass), and Jerry McCoy (bass).

Allman Brothers Band official site

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Renaissance - Live at the Capitol Theatre



Recorded May 21, 1976 at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ, featuring Annie Haslam (lead vocals, tambourine), Jon Camp (bass, vocals), Michael Dunford (guitar, vocals), John Tout (piano, keyboards), and Terence Sullivan (drums, percussion).

Renaissance official site

Monday, August 13, 2018

Tower of Power - "You Can't Fall Up (You Just Fall Down)"



Recorded July 20, 1991 at the Pori Jazz Festival, featuring Emilio Castillo (tenor sax, vocals) Stephen "Doc" Kupka (baritone sax), Greg Adams (trumpet, vocals), Lee Thornburg (trumpet), Steve Grove (tenor sax, alto sax), Francis "Rocco" Prestia (bass), Carmen Grillo (guitar), Nick Milo (keyboards), Russ McKinnon (drums), and Tom Bowes (lead vocals).

Tower of Power official site

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Count Basie's Kansas City Five - "Booty's Blues"



Recorded in 1979, featuring Count Basie (piano), Zoot Sims (tenor sax), Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Cleveland Eaton (bass), and Duffy Jackson (drums).

Count Basie Orchestra home page

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Lonnie Liston Smith - Live in Paris



Recorded in 2004 at New Morning in Paris, France, featuring Lonnie Liston Smith (piano, keyboards), William Dotts (bass), Stepen L.Speller (drums), and Keith Rose (vocals, percussion).

Lonnie Liston Smith official site

Monday, August 06, 2018

Soft Machine Legacy – Live in Paris



Recorded December 12, 2005 at New Morning in Paris, France, featuring John Etheridge (guitar), Elton Dean (saxophone, saxello, electric piano), Hugh Hopper (bass), and John Marshall (drums).

Soft Machine on Wikipedia
Soft Machine Legacy on Bandcamp

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Snarky Puppy - Live at Berklee College of Music



Recorded September 28, 2014 at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, MA, featuring Michael League (bass), Chris Bullock (Saxophone, flute), Mike "Maz" Maher (trumpet, flugelhorn), Justin Stanton (trumpet, keyboards), Bob Lanzetti (guitar), Mark Lettieri (guitar), Cory Henry (keyboards), Robert "Sput" Searight (drums), and Nate Werth (percussion).

Snarky Puppy official site

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Dianne Reeves - "In A Sentimental Mood"



Recorded for International Jazz Day on April 30, 2018 at the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall in Saint Petersburg, Russia, featuring Dianne Reeves (vocals), David Goloschekin (violin), Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez (drums), Makoto Ozone (piano), and Ben Williams (bass).

Dianne Reeves official site

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Pharoah Sanders - "Haiti B"



Recorded in 1985 at the Blue Danube Jazz Summit in Hollabrunn, Austria, featuring Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax), Joanne Brackeen (piano), Ryo Kawasaki (guitar), Clint Houston (bass) and Victor Lewis (drums).

Pharoah Sanders official site

Friday, July 27, 2018

Peter Brötzmann & Hamid Drake - Live in Atlanta



Recorded April 27, 2001 at the First Congregational Church in Atlanta, GA, featuring Peter Brötzmann (saxophones, clarinets) and Hamid Drake (percussion).

Peter Brötzmann official site
Hamid Drake on Wikipedia

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

Sound Prints - "Destination Unknown"



Recorded October 15, 2014 at The Scripps Research Institute in San Diego, CA, featuring Dave Douglas (trumpet), Joe Lovano (tenor sax), Lawrence Fields (piano), Linda May Han Oh (bass) and Joey Baron (drums).

Joe Lovano official site
Dave Douglas official site

Sunday, July 15, 2018

John Zorn & Naked City - Live at The Marquee Club



Recorded April 9, 1992 at the Marquee Club in New York City, featuring John Zorn (alto sax), Yamatsuka Eye (vocals), Wayne Horvitz (keyboards), Fred Frith (bass), Bill Frisell (guitar), and Joey Baron (drums).

John Zorn official site

Friday, July 13, 2018

Carmen McRae - "Body & Soul"



Recorded August 30, 1986 at the Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival in Lake Yamanaka, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, featuring Carmen McRae (vocals), Eric Gunnison (piano), Buster Williams (bass), and Billy Higgins (drums).

Carmen McRae tribute site

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Sea Level - "Grand Larceny"



Recorded February 11, 1977 at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ, featuring Chuck Leavell (keyboards), Jimmy Nalls (guitar), Lamar Williams (bass), and Jai Johanny Johanson (drums, percussion).

Sea Level on Wikipedia
Chuck Leavell official site

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Soft Machine Legacy - Live in Italy



Recorded July 16, 2005 at Piazza Belvedere in Posada, Italy, featuring John Etheridge (guitar), Elton Dean (saxophone), Hugh Hopper (bass), and Liam Genockey (drums).

Soft Machine on Wikipedia
Soft Machine Legacy on Bandcamp

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Snarky Puppy - Live at the LEAF Festival



Recorded May 12, 2018 at the LEAF Festival in Lake Eden, NC, featuring Michael League (bass), Chris Bullock (Saxophone, flute), Jay Jennings (trumpet, flugelhorn), Mike "Maz" Maher (trumpet, flugelhorn), Justin Stanton (trumpet, keyboards), Chris McQueen (guitar), Vaughn Henry (keyboards), Jason "JT" Thomas (drums), Nate Werth (percussion), and Keita Ogawa (percussion).

Snarky Puppy official site

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

William Parker's In Order to Survive -
"Criminals in the White House"



Recorded October 10, 2013 at The Stone in New York City, featuring William Parker (bass), Lewis Barnes (trumpet), Rob Brown (alto sax), Steve Swell (trombone), Cooper-Moore (piano), and Hamid Drake (drums).

William Parker official site

Monday, June 25, 2018

Bob James - Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival



Recorded in 1985, featuring Bob James (keyboards), Dean Brown (guitar), Kirk Whalum (saxophones), Gary King (bass), Harvey Mason (drums), and Dennis Henderson (percussion).

Bob James official site