This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon Tony Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.
Art Blakey’s ‘Drum Suite’ is an album recorded on December 13, 1956 and February 22, 1957 with The Jazz Messengers and the Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble and released the same […]
Art Blakey’s ‘A Night at Birdland Vol. 1’ is an album recorded on February 21, 1954, with Clifford Brown, Lou Donaldson, Horace Silver and Curly Russell and released in July […]
This day (February 14, 2009), in Los Angeles, California, died Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni a.k.a. Louie Bellson, an Italian-American jazz drummer and bandleader.
Return to Forever’s ‘Romantic Warrior’ is their sixth studio album recorded in February 1976 and released the same year by Columbia.
‘Horace Silver & the Jazz Messengers’ is an album recorded on November 13, 1954 & February 6, 1955 with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers and released in 1955 by […]
This day (January 30, 1951), in Chiswick, London,, is born Philip David Charles Collins simply known as Phil Collins, English singer, best known as drummer and lead singer for Genesis
Bruford’s ‘One of a Kind’ is an album featuring Bill Bruford with Allan Holdsworth, Jeff Berlin and Dave Stewart, recorded in January 1979, and released in June 1979 By Winterfold.
This day (January 18, 1951), in New York City, is born Steve Grossman an American jazz fusion and hard bop saxophonist.
‘Clifford Brown and Max Roach at Basin Street’ is the last album (aka ‘At Basin Street’) officially recorded the Brown & Roach Quintet on January 4 and February 16-17, 1956.
Elvin Jones’ ‘Elvin!’ is an album recorded on July 11 & December 27, 1961 and January 3, 1962.
Art Blakey’s ‘Keystone 3’ is a live album recorded in January, 1982 with the Jazz Messengers featuring Wynton Marsalis and Branford Marsalis.
This day (December 26, 2016), in Los Angeles, California, died Alphonse Mouzon, a jazz-fusion drummer and percussionist v MORE FROM ALPHONSE MOUZON [/toggle]
This day (December 19, 1949), in New York City, is born Lenny White, an American jazz fusion drummer.
‘Historic Concerts’ by Cecil Taylor & Max Roach is a live album recorded on December 15, 1979 at the McMillin Theatre, Columbia University, NYC.
Alphonse Mouzon’s ‘Funky Snakefoot’ is his second album recorded on December 10, 11 & 12, 1973 and released in 1974 By Blue Note.
This day (December 12, 1957), in Oakland, California is born Sheila Escovedo a.k.a Sheila E. an American drummer and percussionist, v MORE FROM SHEILA E [/toggle]
Alphonse Mouzon ‘s ‘Mind Transplant’ is his third album recorded between December 4 and 10, 1974 with Tommy Bolin and Lee Ritenour on guitar.
Cream’s ‘Fresh Cream’ is their debut studio album released on December 9, 1966 as both a mono and stereo version.
Robert Wyatt’s ‘The End of an Ear’ is his debut solo album while he was still with Soft Machine, released on December 4, 1970.