Big Boi releases his debut solo album : ‘Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty’ (2010)

Big Boi's 'Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty' is his debut solo studio album released on July 5, 2010 by Purple Ribbon / Def Jam1 . Daddy Fat Sax (Rooftop Session) 2 . Follow Us (w/ Vonnegutt, Official Video) 3 . Follow Us (Atlanta, GA, Smith's Olde Bar) 4 . Shutterbugg (w/ Cutty, Official Video) 5 . General Patton (Official Video) 6 . You Ain't No DJ (w/ Yelawolf, Official Video) 7 .…

Von Freeman – Mr. Freeman Sr.

This day (August 11, 2012), in Chicago, Illinois, died Earle Lavon Freeman Sr. A.k.a. Von Freeman a.k.a. 'Vonski', American hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist. He is the father of jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman.Wikipedia : This day (August 11, 2012), in Chicago, Illinois, died Earle Lavon Freeman Sr. A.k.a. Von Freeman a.k.a. 'Vonski', American hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist. He is the father of…

We remember Idris Muhammad. ‘Funky Idris’

This day (July 29, 2014), in New Orleans, Louisiana, died Leo Morris a.k.a Idris Muhammad, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : 1 . Idris Muhammad – Live in Pittsburgh 2 . w/ Ahmad Jamal – The Aftermath (2008) 3 . w/ Ahmad Jamal – Poinciana (2007) 4 . w/ Chico Freeman - Salt + Peanuts (1993) 5 . Bessie's Blues (1993) 6 . w/ Sam Rivers etc - Lester Leaps In (1992) Tracklist : Loran's Dance .…

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 :…

The Leaders are at Jazzwoche Burghausen (2007)

March 16, 2007 - The Leaders - that is Bobby Watson (as), Chico Freeman (ts, ss), Eddie Henderson (tp), Fred Harris (p), Cecil Mcbee (b) and Billy Hart (d) - play at Jazzwoche Burghausen in Wackerhalle, Germany

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…

Happy Birthday Eddie Henderson. ‘Fusionable’

This day (October 26, 1940), in New York, is born Eddie Henderson, an American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player influenced by Booker Little, Clifford Brown, Woody Shaw and Miles Davis.Digest Tracklist : Phantoms . w/ Al Foster quintet – Live in Paris . Live in Poland . Portrait of Jennie (2007) . w/ Billy Harper - I Do Believe (1995) . w/ Herbie Hancock´s Mwandishi 6tet - Toys (1972) . Eddie…

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…

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,…

‘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…

Jazzin’Around Sway

Starting and ending with Pablo Beltran Ruiz's composition Quien Sera / Sway', we have mixed 18 'mixing Latin, Jazz & Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Pablo Beltran Ruiz'. It has Cher, Bobby Darin, Mose Allison, Cannonball Adderley and many more.

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.