Milt Jackson records the album ‘Plenty, Plenty Soul’ with Cannonball Adderley, Horace Silver, Art Blakey et al (1957)

Milt Jackson's 'Plenty, Plenty Soul' is an album recorded on January 5 & 7, 1957 with Cannonball Adderley, Horace Silver, Oscar Pettiford, Art Blakey, Connie Kay and more guests and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Plenty, Plenty Soul (Milt Jackson, Quincy Jones) - 09:33 . 2.Boogity Boogity (Quincy Jones) - 04:55 . 3.Heartstrings (Milt Jackson) - 04:53 . 4.Sermonette…

Horace Silver records ‘6 Pieces of Silver’ with Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley et al (1956)

Horace Silver's '6 Pieces of Silver' is an album recorded on November 10 & 15, 1956 with Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Doug Watkins and Louis Hayes and released In 1957 By Blue Note.1 . Cool Eyes (1958) 2 . At Newport (1959) Track Listing : 1.Cool Eyes (Horace Silver) - 05:55 . 2.Shirl (Horace Silver) - 04:16 . 3.Camouflage (Horace Silver) - 04:25 . 4.Enchantment (Horace Silver) - 06:22 .…

Horace Silver finishes the recording of ‘Song for My Father,’ an album for Blue Note (1964)

Horace Silver's 'Song for My Father' is an album recorded on October 31, 1963; January 28 and October 26, 1964 and released In 1965 by Blue Note.1 . Song For My Father Track Listing : 1.Song For My Father (Horace Silver) - 07:17 . 2.The Natives Are Restless Tonight (Horace Silver) - 06:09 . 3.Calcutta Cutie (Horace Silver) - 08:31 . 4.Que Pasa (Horace Silver) - 07:47 . 5.The Kicker (Joe…

Horace Silver records ‘Blowin’ the Blues Away’ for Blue Note (1959)

Horace Silver's'Blowin' the Blues Away' is an album recorded on August 29-30 & September 13, 1959 with Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor and Louis Hayes and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Blowin' The Blues Away (Horace Silver) - 04:44 . 2.The St. Vitus Dance (Horace Silver) - 04:09 . 3.Break City (Horace Silver) - 04:57 . 4.Peace (Horace Silver) - 06:02 . 5.Sister…

We remember Horace Silver. ‘Golden Silver’

This day (June 18, 2014), in New Rochelle, New York, died Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva a.k.a. Horace Silver, an American jazz pianist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Song For My Father (1976) 2 . Filthy Mcnasty (1987) 3 . The Gods Of Yoruba (2005) 4 . Liberated Brother (1974) 5 . Pretty Eyes (1964) 6 . Senor Blues (1959) 7 . Cool Eyes (1958 ) 8 . Song For My Father (1968) Tracklist : Song For…

Horace Silver records ‘Doin’ the Thing,’ a live album at the Village Gate (1961)

Horace Silver's 'Doin' the Thing' is a live album recorded on May 19 & 20 1961 at the Village Gate in New York City and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Filthy Mcnasty (Horace Silver) - 11:02 . 2.Doin' The Thing (Horace Silver) - 11:16 . 3.Kiss Me Right (Horace Silver) - 09:18 . 4.The Gringo/Cool Eyes (Theme) (Horace Silver) - 12:03 Francis WolffALSO…

‘Sonny Rollins records ‘Vol. 2’ with Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver (1957)

'Sonny Rollins, Vol. 2' is an album recorded by Rollins on April 14, 1957 with Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver (both on the Monk composition 'Misterioso') and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Why Don'T I? (Sonny Rollins)- 05:44 . 2.Wail March (Sonny Rollins)- 06:11 . 3.Misterioso (Thelonious Monk, Denzil Best)- 09:24 . 4.Reflections (Thelonious Monk)- 07:03 . 5.You…

Horace Silver records the first session of ‘Serenade to a Soul Sister’ with Stanley Turrentine et al (1968)

Horace Silver's 'Serenade to a Soul Sister' is an album recorded on February 23 & March 29, 1968 with Charles Tolliver, Stanley Turrentine and others and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Psychedelic Sally Horace Silver) - 07:14 . 2.Serenade To A Soul Sister Horace Silver) - 06:19 . 3.Rain Dance Horace Silver) - 06:21 . 4.Jungle Juice Horace Silver) - 06:46 . 5.Kindred…

Art Blakey records ‘A Night at Birdland Vol. 1’ with Clifford Brown, Lou Donaldson, Horace Silver et al (1954)

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 1954 By Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Announcement By Pee Wee Marquette - 00:58 . 2.Split Kick (Horace Silver) - 08:44 . 3.Once In A While (Bud Green, Michael Edwards) - 05:18 . 4.Quicksilver (Horace Silver) - 06:58 Francis…

Horace Silver finishes the recording of ‘Horace Silver & the Jazz Messengers’ featuring Art Blakey (1955)

'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 Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Room 608 (Horace Silver) - 05:22 . 2.Creepin' In (Horace Silver) - 07:26 . 3.Stop Time (Horace Silver) - 04:07 . 4.To Whom It May Concern (Horace Silver) - 05:11 . 5.Hippy (Horace Silver) - 05:23 .…

Horace Silver records with Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor and Louis Hayes, ‘Finger Poppin” for Blue Note (1959)

Horace Silver's 'Finger Poppin'' is an album recorded on January 31, 1959, with Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor and Louis Hayes and released mid-April 1959 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Finger Poppin' (Horace Silver) - 04:47 . 2.Juicy Lucy (Horace Silver) - 05:46 . 3.Swingin' The Samba (Horace Silver) - 05:17 . 4.Sweet Stuff (Horace Silver) - 05:32 . 5.Cookin' At The Continental (Horace…

Kenny Dorham records ‘Afro-Cuban’ with Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Art Blakey et al (1955)

Kenny Dorham's 'Afro-Cuban' is an album recorded on January 30 and March 29, 1955 with Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Art Blakey et al and released in October 1955 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Afrodisia (Kenny Dorham) - 05:06 . 2.Lotus Flower (Kenny Dorham) - 04:17 . 3.Minor'S Holiday (Kenny Dorham) - 04:27 . 4.Basheer'S Dream (Gigi Gryce) - 05:03 . 5.K.D.'S Motion (Kenny Dorham) - 05:29 . 6.La…

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Miles Davis, Horace Silver, Herbie Hancock, Mwandishi, Benny Goodman, Gil Evans, Orchestra, Freddie Hubbard, Sun Ra, Arkestra, Joe Pass, Niels Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Sonny Rollins, Joe Lovano, Sound Prints, Terence Blanchard, E Collective, John Coltrane

This week In Jazz Legends 29/52

Deodato, The Zawinul Syndicate, Billy Cobham, Max Roach, Horace Silver, Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, Benny Goodman, Vi Redd, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Arista All Stars, Rahsaan Roland Kirk

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Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver, The Bad Plus, Joshua Redman, Chris Barber, Joe Williams, Eddie Harris, Dave Holland, Quincy Jones, Lalo Schifrin, John Surman, Miles Davis, The Great Quartet

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…

Milt Jackson begins the recording ‘Goodbye,’ an album for CTI (1972)

Milt Jackson's 'Goodbye' is an album recorded on December 12, 1972 and December, 1973 with various top class musicians and released in 1974 By Cti.1 . S.K.J. (Jazz Baltica, 1999) 2 . S.K.J. (Sandra K. Jackson) (w/ Benny Golson, Art Farmer & NHøP ) Track Listing : 1.Old Devil Moon (E. Y. Harburg, Burton Lane) - 05:50 . 2.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) - 06:47 . 3.Opus De Funk (Horace Silver) - 06:46…

The Gil Evans Orchestra records the album ‘Out of the Cool’ for Impulse! (1960)

'Out of the Cool' by The Gil Evans Orchestra. is an album recorded on November 18 & 30, December 10 & 15, 1960 and released in February 1961 by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.La Nevada (Gil Evans) – 15:38 . 2.Where Flamingos Fly (Elthea Peale, Harold Courlander, John Benson Brooks) - 05:14 . 3.Bilbao Song (Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) - 04:13 . 4.Stratusphunk (George Russell) - 08:04 .…

Happy Birthday Randy Brecker. ‘Brother Randy’

This day (November 27, 1945), in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, is born Randy Brecker, an American trumpeter and flugelhornist.Tracklist : 1 . Now's the Time (2020) 2 . w/ Chad Lefkowitz-Brown & F. Giachino trio – @ Torino Jazz Festival (2019) 3 . Some Skunk Funk (2018) 4 . w/ Marvin Stamm – A Night of Jazz (2017) 5 . w/ Andrei Kondakov – ДЖАЗ НА ДНЕПРЕ (2016) 6 . w/ Bob Mintzer – Some skunk funk…

Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took his Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany.The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties / Sixties line-ups : Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean. From the Eighties : Terence Blanchard and Donald Harrison.Benny…

Blue Note publish Norah Jones’ sixth album : ‘Day Breaks’ (2016)

Norah Jones' 'Day Breaks' is her sixth solo studio album featuring compositions by Horace Silver and Duke Ellington and released on October 7, 2016.1 . Tragedy (Dans Le Grand Studio RTL) 2 . Flipside (Newport Jazz Festival) 3 . Flipside (Later… With Jools Holland, BBC Two) 4 . Day Breaks (Live On KCRW) Track Listing : 1.Burn (Norah Jones, Sarah Oda) - 04:38 . 2.Tragedy (Norah Jones, Sarah…

Wes Montgomery records his third album : ‘The Wes Montgomery Trio (or A Dynamic New Sound: Guitar Organ Drums)’ for Riverside (1959)

'The Wes Montgomery Trio (or A Dynamic New Sound: Guitar Organ Drums)' is Montgomery's third album recorded on October 5–6, 1959 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 04:58 . 2.Yesterdays (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) - 03:20 . 3.The End Of A Love Affair (Edward Redding) - 03:18 . 4.Whisper Not (Benny Golson) - 04:40 .…

We remember Art Farmer. ‘The State of Art’

This day (October 4, 1999), in New York, died Art Farmer, an American jazz trumpeter and flugelhorn player.Tracklist : 1 . Blue Monk 2 . w/ Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Nhøp & Toots Thielemans – Bags Groove (1997) 3 . w/ Gerry Mulligan & Lee Konitz – Godchild 4 . w/ Lionel Hampton – How High The Moon + Sing, Sing, Sing (1988) 5 . Petite Belle (1964) 6 . Sometime Ago Tracklist : Mox Nix .…

Jimmy Smith records ‘The Sermon!’ with Lee Morgan, Lou Donaldson, Kenny Burrell, Art Blakey et al (1957)

Jimmy Smith's 'The Sermon!' is an album recorded on August 25, 1957 and February 25, 1958 and released in 1959 by Blue Note.1 . The Sermon (1964) 2 . The Sermon (90's) Track listing : 1.The Sermon (Jimmy Smith) – 20:12 . 2.J.O.S. (Jimmy Smith) – 11:56 . 3.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) – 08:02 . Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @ PinterestMusicians : Jimmy Smith – organ . Lee…

Happy Birthday Wayne Shorter. ‘You Are So Wayne’

This day (August 25, 1933), in Newark, New Jersey, is born Wayne Shorter, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . The Three Marias (2017) 2 . w/ Wynton Marsalis & JLCO – Yes Or No (2016) 3 . w/ Herbie Hancock – @Jazz_in_Marciac (2014) 4 . w/ Esperanza Spalding – Footprints (2013) 5 . w/ Herbie Hancock, Brian Blade, Dave Holland – Sonrisa (2004) 6 . w/ Carlos Santana – Apache…

Verve record ‘Dizzy Gillespie at Newport’ with a big band (1957)

'Dizzy Gillespie at Newport' is a live album recorded with a big band on July 6, 1957 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Dizzy'S Blues (Ahmad Kharab Salim) - 11:51 . 2.School Days (Will D. Cobb, Gus Edwards) - 05:47 . 3.Doodlin' (Horace Silver) - 07:56 . 4.Manteca (Gil Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo) - 07:11 . 5.I Remember Clifford (Benny Golson) - 04:48 . 6.Cool Breeze…

Happy Birthday Stanley Clarke. ‘Mr. Stanley, I Presume’

This day (June 30, 1951), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Stanley Clarke, an American jazz musician and composer known for his innovative work on both double and electric bass.Tracklist : 1 . School Days (2019) 2 . @ IL Volo Del Jazz (2018) 3 . w/ The Stanley Clarke Band -School Days (2017) 4 . w/ The Stanley Clarke Band - No Mystery (2015) 5 . w/ Beka Gochiashvili | Tbilisi Jazz…

Miles Davis records an extra track for the ‘Bags’ Groove’ album (1954)

Miles Davis' 'Bags' Groove' is an album compiling material from two 10 LPs recorded in 1954, plus two alternate takes recorded on June 29 & December 24, 1954 and released in 1957 by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Bags' Groove (Milt Jackson) – 11:16 . 2.Bags' Groove (Milt Jackson) – 09:24 . 3.Airegin (Sonny Rollins) – 05:01 . 4.Oleo (Sonny Rollins) – 05:14 . 5.But Not For Me (George Gershwin,…

We Remember Duke Ellington. ‘Le Duke’

This day (May 24, 1974), in New York City, died Edward Kennedy Ellington a.k.a Duke Ellington, an American composer, pianist and big-band leader.Digest Tracklist : Take The A Train . La Plus Belle Africaine (1969) . Duke Ellington Orchestra - Prologue To The Black And Tan Fantasy/ Creole Love Call/ The Mooche (1966) . On The Fringe Of The Jungle (1967) . & Ella Fitzgerald - Lush Life (1965)…

Happy Birthday Billy Cobham. ‘One More Year B.C.’

This day (May 16, 1944), in Panama, is born Billy Cobham, a Panamanian American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : Crosswinds Project - 6 (2018) . Radioactive (2017) . Live Indy (2015) . Stratus II (2013) . Milan (2011) . Red Barron (2002) . Mirage . w / George Duke - Rush Hour (1998) . Stratus (1989) . Solo (1983) . w/ George Duke Band - Almustafa The Beloved (1976) . Live Palais Des Festivals…

Art Pepper records ‘Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics’ with a big band conducted by Marty Paich (1959)

'Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics' is an album recorded on March 12, 24 & May 12, 1959 with a jazz big band conducted and arranged by Marty Paich and released the same year by Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.Move (Denzil Best) - 03:26 . 2.Groovin' High (Dizzy Gillespie) - 03:22 . 3.Opus De Funk (Horace Silver) - 03:13 . 4.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie…

Miles Davis records ‘Walkin’ with the Miles Davis All Stars (1954)

Miles Davis' 'Walkin' is an album recorded on April, 3 and April 29, 1954 with the 'Miles Davis All Stars' and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Walkin' (Richard Carpenter) - 13:24 . 2.Blue 'N' Boogie (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) - 08:15 . 3.Solar (Miles Davis) - 04:41 . 4.You Don'T Know What Love Is - (Don Raye / Gene De Paul)) - 04:20 . 5.Love Me Or Leave Me (Gus Kahn /…

Universal publish Dee Dee Bridgewater’s album : ‘Red Earth’ recorded with african musicians (2007)

Dee Dee Bridgewater's 'Red Earth' is an album (subtitled 'A Malian Journey') released on April 17, 2007 by Universal.Track Listing : 1.Afro Blue (Oscar Brown, Jr., Mongo Santamaría) - 05:11 . 2.Bad Spirits (Dee Dee Bridgewater) - 05:49 . 3.Dee Dee (Dee Dee Bridgewater, Baba Sissoko (Dee Dee Bridgewater) - 02:57 . 4.Mama Don'T Ever Go Away (Dee Dee Bridgewater) - 05:39 . 5.Long Time Ago (Dee Dee…

Blue Note publish Norah Jones’ seventh album : ‘Begin Again’ (2019)

Norah Jones' "Begin Again" is her seventh studio album produced by Thomas Bartlettby a.k.a. Doveman, featuring Jeff Tweedy and released on April 12, 2019 by Blue Note.(Source Norah Jones - Begin Again | Official Site)Consequence of Sound A minor gem showcasing her porous musical boundaries and cross-genre virtuosity Paste Magazine here are a couple gems, but “Drank to clear my throat/not to eat…

Happy Birthday Norah Jones. ‘The Divine In Miss Jones’

This day (March 30, 1979), in Denton, Texas (USA), is born Norah Jones, an American singer and musician.Digest Tracklist : Hurts To Be Alone (2020) . Begin Again (2019) . Flipside (2018) . Black Hole Sun (2017) . Day Breaks (on KCRW) . Everybody Needs A Best Friend (2014) . The life and times of Norah Jones . Just like a Woman (2013) . Happy Pills (2012) . Cry Cry Cry (2010) . Young Blood (2009)…

We remember Lee Morgan

This day (February 19, 1972), in New York, died Edward Lee Morgan, an American hard bop trumpeter.Tracklist : I Remember Clifford (1958) . w/ John Gilmore - Theme For Stacy . w/ Art Blakey - Buhaina'S Delight (1965) . w/ Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Goldie (1959) . I Remember Britt . w/ Horace Silver Band - Soul Tv . Tracklist : The Sidewinder . Since I Fell for You . I Remember…

Dee Dee Bridgewater begins the recording of ‘Dear Ella,’ a tribute album to Ella Fitzgerald for Verve (1997)

Dee Dee Bridgewater's 'Dear Ella' is a studio album (in tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, who had died the previous year)recorded between January 29 and February 19, 1997 and released on September 30, 1997 by Verve. 1 . AT(isket, asket (1997, The Jazzfest Berlin)) 2 . Mack The Knife 3 . Undecided (w/ The Italian Big Band) 4 . Mr. Paganini (1997, The Jazzfest Berlin) 5 . Cotton Tail (1997, The Jazzfest…

Egocentrics

From 'Me, Myself And I' to 'Me And Piney Brown' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz and Other Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Me And The Rest Of The World'. It has Memphis Minnie, Billie Holiday & Lester Young, Edith Piaf, Patience And Prudence and many more.