Ben Sidran sings in Tokyo (2009)

May 21, 2009 - Ben Sidran and The Nardis Rhythm and Jazz Review - that is Leo Sidran (d), Moses Patrou (perc, voc), Bob Malach (s), Will Bernard (g) and Joy Dragland (voc) - perform at the Cotton Club in Tokyo

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 Michael Brecker. ‘Ace Brecker’

This day (January 13, 2007), in New York City, New York, died Michael Brecker, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (2003) 2 . Delta City Blues (1998) 3 . Peep (1990) 4 . w/ Bill Evans, Ernie Watts, Stanley Turrentine – Four Sleepers / Pools (1989) 5 . w/ Pat Metheny – Song For Bilbao 6 . Choral (1983) 7 . w/ Ben Sidran – Someday My Prince Will…

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…