McCoy Tyner, Paquito D’Riviera et al connect in Montreux (1981)

July 18, 1981 - The New York Montreux Connection gathers Arthur Blythe, Paquito D'Riviera, Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, McCoy Tynerr, Chico Freeman, Slide Hampton, Phil Woods, Ronnie Burrage, John Blake, Stanley Cowell, John Hicks and Steve Mc Call on stage at at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland

We remember Percy Heath from the Modern Jazz Quartet. ‘Modern Jazz Percy’

This day (April 28, 2005), in Southampton, New York, died Percy Heath, an American jazz bassist, member of the Modern Jazz Quartet.Digest Tracklist : Modern Jazz Quartet - 'Round Midnight . Heath Brothers (2004) . Modern Jazz Quartet - Summertime (1987) . Documentary (2004) . Heath Brothers - Brotherly Jazz . Heath Brothers, Rome (1981) . Modern Jazz Quartet - Winter Tale (1964) . Tracklist :…

We Remember McCoy Tyner. ‘Really McCoy?’

This day (March 6, 2020), in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died Alfred McCoy Tynerr, jazz pianist member of the John Coltrane Quartet before embracing a long solo career.Tracklist : w/ John Scofield - Fly with the wind (2018) . For All We Know (2012) . XXXI Cartagena Jazz Festival (2011) . Trailer For Guitars (2008) . Naima (2002) . w/ Joe Lovano - Live At Forte Di Bard (2010) . Giant Steps…

We remember Sam Rivers. ‘Rivers Songs’

This day (December 26, 2011), in Orlando, Florida, died Sam Rivers, an American jazz musician - soprano and tenor saxophones, bass clarinet, flute, harmonica and piano - and composer .Tracklist : At work . w/ Arthur Blythe, Chico Freeman, Don Pullen – Live in Germany (1992) . Beatrice (1989) . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - Tanga / Con Alma (1987) . Live in Germany (1979) . Tracklist : Beatrice . Postlude…

We remember Chico Hamilton. ‘Mr. Chic Man’

This day (November 26, 2013), in Manhattan, died Chico Hamilton, an American jazz drummer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Blue Sands . Drum Solo . Documentary . My Funny Valentine (1989) . The Baron . Chico Hamilton Top 10 : For Mods Only . The Morning Side Of Love . The Dealer . Larry Of Arabia . A Trip . Conquistadores . El Toro . Baby, You Know . Gengis . Magic Fingers . Wikipedia : This…

We remember Phil Woods. ‘In The Woods’

This day (September 29, 2015) died Philip Wells Woods, an American jazz bebop alto saxophonist, clarinetist, bandleader and composer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Grace Kelly – People Time . Goodbye Mr Evans (1999) . Sax Machine – You Never Know (1996) . w/ Ethel Ennis – OPB New Years ’86 . w/ Clark Terry – Undecided (1959) . Tracklist : Here’s That Rainy Day . Stolen Moments . Samba Du Bois . On A Slow…

‘Unforeseen Blessings’ by The Leaders

'Unforeseen Blessings' by The Leaders is their third album featuring an all-star jazz group - that is Lester Bowie, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Cecil McBee, Kirk Lightsey and Don Moye - recorded on December 19–20, 1988 and released in 1989 By Black Saint.Track Listing : 1.In A Minute (Kirk Lightsey) - 02:51 . 2.Hip Dripper (Arthur Blythe) - 03:35 . 3.Sun Precondition Five (Don Moye) - 00:38…

A Suite of Freedoms

From 'Driva' Man' to 'Freedom Swing Song' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz and More' tunes around the theme of 'Max Roach's "We Insist! Freedom Now Suite"'. It has Laura Lee, Max Roach (feat. Abbey Lincoln), Michel Camillo & Tomatito, Amalia Rodrigues and many more.