John Coltrane records ‘Ascension’ with Mccoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, Freddie Hubbard, Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp et al (1966)

John Coltrane's 'Ascension' is an album of continuous performance without breaks recorded on June 28, 1965 and released in February 1966 by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Edition I/Ascension (John Coltrane) – 38:30 . 2.Edition Ii/Ascension (John Coltrane) – 40:49Chuck Stewart ALSO READWikipediaOhio UniversityNewsweekMusicians : John Coltrane - Tenor Saxophone . Mccoy Tyner - Piano . Jimmy Garrison -…

Happy Birthday Archie Shepp. ‘Good Shepp’

This day (May 24, 1937), in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is born Archie Shepp, an African-American jazz saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : & Chucho Valdes Afro-cuban project - Yansa (2011) . Live In Paris (2009) . Live In Venice (2002) . & Ben Sidran - Willow Weep For Me . Mama Rose (1978) . Tracklist : Attica Blues . Blues For Brother George Jackson . Invocation To Mr. Parker . Ballad For A…

Archie Shepp records ‘Fire Music,’ an album Impulse! (1965)

Archie Shepp's 'Fire Music' is a studio album recorded on February 16 and March 9, 1965 and released the same year 1965 by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.Hambone (Archie Shepp) - 12:29 . 2.Los Olvidados (Archie Shepp) - 08:54 . 3.Malcolm, Malcolm Semper Malcolm (Archie Shepp) - 04:48 . 4.Prelude To A Kiss (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills) - 04:50 . 5.The Girl From Ipanema (Vinicius…

Archie Shepp begins the recording of ‘Attica Blues,’ an album for Impulse! (1972)

Archie Shepp's 'Attica Blues' is an album (in direct reference to the Attica Prison riots) recorded on January 24–26, 1972 at A&R Recording, NYC and released the same year by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Attica Blues (Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris) - 04:49 . 2.Invocation: Attica Blues (Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris) - 00:18 . 3.Steam, Part 1 (Archie Shepp) - 5:08 . 4.Invocation To Mr. Parker…

Archie Shepp visits Copenhagen (2016)

October 20, 2016 - the Archie Shepp Quartet - that is Archie Shepp (s, voc), Tom McClung (p), Wayne Dockery (b) and Steve McCraven (d) - will perform at Jazzhouse in Copenhagen, Denmark

Archie Shepp records ‘The Cry of My People’ for Impulse! (1972)

Archie Shepp's 'The Cry of My People' is an album recorded on September 25–27, 1972, with gospel singers, big bands, quintets, sextets and chamber orchestras and released the same year by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Rest Enough (Song To Mother) (Archie Shepp) - 04:41 . 2.A Prayer (Cal Massey) - 06:29 . 3.All God'S Children Got A Home In The Universe (Archie Shepp) - 02:58 . 4.The Lady (Bob…

Archie Shepp brings a big band to ‘Jazz in Marciac’ (2015)

August 9, 2015 - Archie Shepp plus his big band - that is Olivier Chaussade (s), Virgile Lefebvre (s), François Théberge (s, fl), Jean-Philippe Scali (s), Izidor Leitinger (tp), Olivier Miconi (tp), Christophe Leloil (tp), Sébastien Llado (tb), Michaël Ballue (tb), Romain Morello (tb), Pierre Durand (g), Amina Claudine Myers (p, voc), Tom Mc Clung (p), Darryl Hall (b), Famoudou Don Moye (d) and…

This week In Jazz Legends 21/52

Christian Scott, Quintet, Bob James, David Sanborn, George Benson, Southside Aces, Evan Christopher, Irvin Mayfield, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Camilo, Tomatito, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ben Sidran, Archie Shepp

We Remember Sun Ra. ‘Sun In The Sky’

This day (May 30, 1993), in Birmingham, Alabama, died Herman Poole Blount a.k.a Sun Ra, a jazz composer, bandleader and a cosmic philosopher.Tracklist : 1 . Sound Of Joy (1988) 2 . w/ Arkestra – Live in France (2009) 3 . w/ Arkestra – I Want To Be Happy (1990) 4 . Retrospective / Face The Music (1989) 5 . Live in Berlin (1986) 6 . w/ Solar Arkestra – Live In West Berlin (1983) 7 . w/ Arkestra –…

We remember Horace Parlan. ‘Movin’ & Horacin”

This day (February 23, 2017), in Korsor, Denmark, died Horace Parlan,an American hard bop and post-bop piano player.Tracklist : Love And Peace (2000) . Love And Peace (2011) . w/. Peter Almqvist Trio - I'M Old Fashioned . Archie Shepp Quartet - Live in Sttugart (1990) . w/ Benny Carter - When Lights Are Low (1985) . Tracklist : Congalegra . Wadin' . Us Three . Up and Down . Up in Cynthia's Room…

This week In Jazz Legends 04/52

Wes Montgomery, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Joe Lovano, Archie Shepp, Hugh Masekela . Jabu Nkosi, Sonny Rollins, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, SFJazz Collective, Chick Corea . Gary BurtonThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Wes Montgomery . West…

We remember Lester Bowie. ‘Lester, Seriously?’

This day (November 8, 1999), in New York, died Lester Bowie, an American jazz trumpet player composer, bandleader, member of the AACM and cofounder of the Art Ensemble of Chicago.Digest Tracklist : w/ Steel Band - Umbria Jazz Festival . w/ Brass Fantasy - Jazzfest Berlin'86 . w/ New York Organ'S Ensemble - Live (1994= . w/ Moussa 'Vieux' Kantè - Nightown Rotterdam1997 . The Art Ensemble Of…

Sun Ra takes his All Stars+ Arkestra to Berlin (1983)

October 29, 1983 - the Sun Ra All Stars - that is Don Cherry (tp,voc), Lester Bowie (tp), Marshall Allen (as,perc), John Gilmore (ts,fl), Archie Shepp (ts,voc), Sun Ra (kb), Richard Davis (b), Clifford Jarvis (d), Philly Joe Jones (d) and Famoudou Don Moye (perc) - participate in Jazztage at Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany

We remember Don Cherry. ‘Global Avant-Gardist’

This day (October 19, 1995), in Malaga, Spain, died Donald Eugene Cherry a.k.a. Don Cherry, an American jazz cornetist .Digest Tracklist : San Sebastian (1986) . With Blood Ulmer/Rashied Ali . Live at Empire Theatre, Paris (1979) . w/ Herbie Hancock - Bemsha Swing . w/ Janusz Muniak Quartet - Unknown . w/The Sound Unity Festival Orchestra - Kangaroo Hoopie . Don Cherry & Orphy Robinson -…

This week In Jazz Legends 41/52

Pat Metheny, Kenny Garrett, Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea, Pharoah Sanders, John Hicks, Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer, NHØP, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Chucho Valdes, Archie Shepp, Max Roach, Abdullah Ibrahim, James Blood Ulmer, Sam RiversThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 352 Posts we…

Feliz Cumpleaños Chucho Valdés. ‘Qui Va Chucho Va Piano’

This day (October 9, 1941), in Quivicán, Cuba, is born Chucho Valdés, a Cuban pianist, bandleader and founder of Irakere.Digest Tracklist : Jazz Batá 2 (2019) . El Gueije (2018) . w/Kenny Garrett – Chucho’s Step (2017) . w/ Paquito D'Rivera – en la Casa Blanca (2016) . Lorena’s Tango (2015) . w/ Buica – Siboney, My One And Only Love, Santa Cruz (2014) . w/ Bebo Valdes- La Comparsa Calle 54 (2013)…

Last week In Visual Artists 25

Anders Petersen, Andy Baybutt, Francis Lawrence, Michael Muller . Ruby Mazur, Sam Brown, Spike Lee, Iain McKell, John Ricard, Rocky Schenck, Thom Zimny, Timothy Fielding. They are the 12 Visual Artists selected among the 246 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Anders Petersen . Retrospektive (by Marta Herford) Lifted from :…

Playing Coltrane

'Naima','Giant Steps', 'Mr.PC' etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists.Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tynerr, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts,…

This week In Jazz Legends 36/52

<p class='nature_product'Herbie Hancock, Larry Coryell, Gary Burton, Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Ahmad Jamal, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, George Duke, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Weather Report, Archie Shepp, Freddie Hubbard, Joe HendersonThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 323 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited…

We remember John Coltrane. ‘Trane Leaving’

This day (July 17, 1967 ), in Huntington, New York City, died John Coltrane, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Naima (1965) . A Love Supreme (1965) . Afro Blue / Alabama / Impressions (1963) . Alabama . w/ Eric Dolphy - My Favourite Things . w/ Stan Getz - Live In Germany (1960) . On Green Dolphin Street (1960) . w/ Miles Davis - Round About Midnight (1957) . w/ Miles…

Last week In Visual Artists 12

Charles Burns, Bob Dylan, Floria Sigismondi, Jake Nava, Herb Ritts , Hype Williams, Walter Stern, Storm Thorgerson, Alton Kelley & Stanley Mouse, Herman Leonard, Chuck Stewart, . They are the 11 Visual Artists selected among the 236 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Charles Burns - Peur(s) du noir (by Prima Linea) Lifted…

Americans in Paris

From 'Made You Love Paris' to 'Florence Sur Les Champs-Elysees' , we have mixed 20 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'American Jazzmen in (and about) Paris'. It has Mary Lou Williams, Duke Ellington, The Ray Draper Quintet, Cal Tjader and many more.

Jazzin’Around The Nearness of You

Starting and ending with Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington's composition 'The nearness of you', we have mixed 18 'Old Fashion and Mellow Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington'. It has Vanya Borges, Mary Stallings, Peggy Lee, Archie Shepp and many more.

Between Night And Day

From 'Somewhere In The Night' to 'Summer Night Night And Day' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz Old and New' tunes around the theme of 'Night And …. Day'. It has Chick Corea, Jack Teagarden, Jane Monheit, Keely Smith and many more.

Count Strayhorn

From 'Satin Doll' to 'Day Dream', we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Billy Strayhorn'. It has Ella Fitzgerald, David Sanborn, Archie Shepp, Jimmy Smith and many more.

Jazz Dreamers

From 'Dream Gypsy' to 'Street Of Dreams', we have mixed 18 'Jazz With a Bit Of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Dream'. It has Les Baxter, Kenny Burrell, Kenny Dorham, Bill Evans & Jim Hall and many more.