Freddie Hubbard records ‘Straight Life’ with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, George Benson , Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette et al (1970)

Freddie Hubbard's 'Straight Life' is a soul/funk influenced jazz album recorded on November 16, 1970 with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, George Benson , Ron Carter, Jack Dejohnette and more and released in January 1971 By Cti.1 . Straight Life Track Listing : 1.Straight Life (Hubbard) - 17:30 . 2.Mr. Clean (Weldon Irvine) - 13:37 . 3.Here'S That Rainy Day (James Van Heusen , Johnny Burke) -…

Happy Birthday Jack DeJohnette. ‘Jack Of All Rhythms’

This day (August 9, 1942), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Jack DeJohnette, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Skyline Trio feat. Ron Carter & Gonzalo Rubalcaba - Gypsy (2019) 2 . w/ Anouar Brahem - La nuit (2018) 3 . w/ John Scofield, John Medeski and Larry Grenadier - Hudson (2017) 4 . Made in Chicago (Album EPK) (2015) 5 . Playing Free Jazz (2013) 6 . w/ Stanley Clarke &…

Keith Jarrett records ‘Still Live’ in Munich, with Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette (1986)

Keith Jarrett's 'Still Live' is a live album recorded on July 13, 1986 at Philharmonic Hall in Munich, with Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette and released the same year by ECM.1 . Late Lament 2 . You and the Night and the Music 3 . Barcelona, 1985 Track Listing : 1.My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 10:51 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) - 10:24 .…

Columbia tape ‘Miles Davis at Fillmore’ with Steve Grossman, Chick Corea, Dave Holland, Jack Dejohnette and Airto Moreira (1970)

'Miles Davis at Fillmore' is a live album recorded on June 17 - 20, 1970 at the Fillmore East in New York and released in December 1970 by Columbia.1 . It's About That Time (1970) 2 . Bitches Brew (Tanglewood, 1970) Track Listing : 1.Directions (Joe Zawinul) - 02:29 . 2.Bitches Brew (Miles Davis) - 00:53 . 3.The Mask (Miles Davis) - 01:35) . 4.It'S About That Time (Miles Davis) - 08:12 .…

Joe Henderson records ‘Power to the People’ with Herbie Hancock and Jack DeJohnette (1969)

Joe Henderson's 'Power to the People' is an album recorded on May 23 & 29, 1969 with among others Herbie Hancock, Jack DeJohnette and released in 1969 by Milestone.Track Listing : 1.Black Narcissus (Joe Henderson) - 04:50 . 2.Afro-Centric (Joe Henderson) - 07:00 . 3.Opus One-Point-Five (Ron Carter) - 04:56 . 4.Isotope (Joe Henderson) - 04:53 . 5.Power To The People (Joe Henderson) - 08:42 .…

We remember Jackie Mclean. ‘Jackie Left His Bag’

This day (March 31, 2006), in Hartford, Connecticut, died John Lenwood 'Jackie' McLean, an American jazz alto saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Round Midnight (2004) (1/2) . Round Midnight (2004) (2/2) . w/ Roy Hargrove - tribute to Charlie Parker (1992) . w/ Miles Davis and Friends - Jean-Pierre (1991) . w/ Sadao Watanabe - Confirmation (1988) . w/ Woody Shaw - Sonny's Crib (1986) . w/ McCoy…

Miles Davis records ‘Jack Johnson’ also known as ‘A Tribute to Jack Johnson’ for Columbia (1970)

Miles Davis' 'Jack Johnson' is a soundtrack album also known as 'A Tribute to Jack Johnson' recorded on February 18 and April 7, 1970 and released in February 1971 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Right Off (Miles Davis, Teo Macero) – 26:53 . 2.Yesternow (Miles Davis) – 25:34Jim MarshallALSO READOfficial SiteWikipediaHyperallergicThe Leica Camera BlogMusicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . Steve Grossman…

Playing Coltrane

Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tyner, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts, Branford Marsalis, Raul de Souza, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Wes Montgomery, Carlos Santana, John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny, etc

This week In Jazz Legends 19/52

Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Arturo Sandoval, Branford Marsalis, Dexter Gordon, Thelonious Monk, Joshua Redman, Sonny Rollins, Mal Waldron, Woody Shaw , Pharoah Sanders, Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Andy Sheppard, Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack Dejohnette, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow, Antonio Sanchez

Happy Birthday Al Foster. ‘You Can Call Him Al’

This day ( January 18, 1943), in Richmond, Virginia, is born Al Foster, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : 1 . Live in Serbia (2012) 2 . In Odessa (2010) 3 . w/ Joe Lovano, George Mraz – His Dreams. 4 . w Mccoy Tyner – Drum Solo (2000) 5 . w/ Joe Henderson Trio – Recordame 6 . In Paris 7 . w/ Tony Lakatos Cecil Mcbee,Joanne Brackeen – Filenes (1995) 8 . w/ Joe Henderson Trio – Take The A Train…

We remember Michel Petrucciani. ‘Piano Giant’

This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist.Tracklist : September Second . Documentary (1997) . In a sentimental mood (1993) . w/ Jim Hall - Beautiful Love . w/ Roy Haynes & Gary Peacock - One for us (1988) . w/ Jim Hall - My Funny Valentine (1986) . I Just Say Hello . Tracklist : September Second . Looking Up . Brazillian Suite . Home .…

Happy Birthday Danilo Perez. ‘PanaPerez’

This day (December 29, 1965), in Panama, is born Danilo Perez,   a pianist and jazz composer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Kurt Elling - Secrets Are The Best Stories (2020) 2 . w/ Joe Patitucci & Terry Lyne Carrington – Overjoyed (2019) 3 . Bright Mississipi (2018) 4 . w/ Chris Potter, Avishai Cohen, Wycliffe Gordon, Ben Street & Adam Cruz – Jazz 100 5 . w/ John Patitucci & Brian Blade -Children…

Pat Metheny and Ornette Coleman record together ‘Song X’ for Geffen (1985)

'Song X' by Pat Metheny & Ornette Coleman is a collaborative studio free jazz album recorded on December 12–14, 1985 and released In June 1986 By Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Song X (Ornette Coleman) - 05:38 . 2.Mob Job (Ornette Coleman) - 04:13 . 3.Endangered Species (Ornette Coleman, Pat Metheny) - 13:19 . 4.Video Games (Ornette Coleman) - 05:21 . 5.Kathelin Gray (Ornette Coleman, Pat…

Happy Birthday Miroslav Vitous. ‘Vitous’Virtuosity’

This day (December 6, 1947), in Prague, Czechoslovakia, is born Miroslav Vitousa Czech jazz bassist.Tracklist : 1 . My Romance (2019) 2 . w/ Adam Pieronczyk (2018) 3 . w/Jiří Stivín – Jazzinec (2016) 4 . improvisation #1l (2015) 5 . w/ Project Q – Jarasum Jazz Festival (2013) 6 . w/ Chick Corea Trio – Rhythm A Ning 7 . w/ Jan Garbarek & Peter Erskine – Clouds In The Mountain (1993) 8 . w/…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Live-Evil’ (1971)

Miles Davis' 'Live-Evil' is an album (featuring live and studio recordings) released on November 17, 1971 by Columbia Records. 1 . What I Say (Oslo, Norway, 1971/11/09) 2 . Honky Tonk (Philadelphia, 1970) Track Listing : 1.Sivad (Miles Davis) - 15:16 . 2.Little Church (Hermeto Pascoal) - 03:17 . 3.Medley: Gemini , Double Image (Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul) - 05:56 . 4.What I Say (Miles Davis) -…

This week In Jazz Legends 46/52

Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Paquito D'Rivera, Tete Montoliu, Sonny Rollins, United Jazz and Rock Ensemble, Keith Jarrett, Paul Motian, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Phil Woods, Sheila Jordan, Benny Carter All Stars, Freddie Hubbard, John Zorn, Masada, Miles Davis, Sam Rivers, Charles Mingus

Miles Davis presents his new quintet in London (1969)

November 2, 1969 - Miles Davis presents his brand new quintet - Wayne Shorter (s), Chick Corea (ep), Dave Holland (b) and Jack DeJohnette (d) - at the Ronnie Scott's Club in London (UK). BBC television is due to film part of the set.

Deutsche Grammophon publish Sting’s ninth album : ‘If on a Winter’s Night…’ (2009)

Sting's 'If on a Winter's Night...' is his ninth studio album released on October 26 & 27, 2009 by Deutsche Grammophon.1 . Gabriel's Message 2 . Gabriel's Message 3 . (Soul Cake) 4 . (Soul Cake (on "Letterman", 2009)) 5 . (There Is No Rose Of Such Virtue (Durham, 2009)) 6 . The Snow It Melts The Soonest ("Jools Holland Later" Nov 3, 2009) 7 . (The Snow It Melts The Soonest (The Cherrytree…

It’s ‘Tenor Madness’ Night at The Apollo (2015)

October 22, 2015 - Ravi Coltrane, James Carter, Billy Harper, George Cables, Buster Williams and Jack DeJohnette and many more, they all play at "Jazz Federation of America's lifetime achievement award in honor of Sonny Rollins" held at The Apollo Theater,in New-York City

Happy Dave Holland. ‘President Holland’

This day (October 1, 1946), in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire England, is born Dave Holland, an English jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader who has been performing and recording for five decades.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter – Good Hope (2019) 2 . w/ Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter – @Jazz in Marciac (2018) 3 . w/ Kenny Barron - @Jazz Vitoria Gasteiz 4 . w/ Prism –…

Jazz has its own Woodstock Festival (1981)

September 19, 1981 - Jack DeJohnette, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Anthony Braxton, Lee Konitz, Miroslav Vitouš and many more are in Woodstock to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Creative Music Studio, founded by Karl Berger and Ornette Coleman.

Bill Evans in Europe – The Sixties

For the first time, in August 1964, Bill Evans goes to Europe. Taking drummer Larry Bunker and bassist Chuck Israels to Stockholm in Sweden for a session with local singer Monica Zetterlund ...

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘First Light’ for CTI (1971)

Freddie Hubbard's 'First Light' is an album featuring string arrangements by Don Sebesky and recorded on September 14, 15 & 16, 1971 by By CTI1 . Fantasy In D Track Listing : 1.First Light (Freddie Hubbard) - 11:05 . 2.Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (Paul Mccartney) - 08:17 . 3.Moment To Moment (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 05:43 . 4.Yesterday'S Dreams (Norman Martin, Don Sebesky) - 03:55 .…

This week In Jazz Legends 36/52

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 Henderson

Miles Davis is at ‘Isle of Wight Festival’, day 4 (1970)

August 29, 1970 - Miles Davis (tp) is with Gary Bartz (s), Chick Corea (elp), Keith Jarrett (elp), Dave Holland (b), Jack DeJohnette (d) and Airto Moreira (perc) at the second "Isle of Wight Festival" at Afton Down, on the western side of the island

CTI publish George Benson’s ‘Body Talk’ produced by Creed Taylor (1973)

George Benson's 'Body Talk' is a studio album produced by Creed Taylor and released on August 23, 1973 by CTI.Track Listing : 1.Dance (George Benson, Pee Wee Ellis) - 10:31 . 2.When Love Has Grown (Donny Hathaway, Gene Mcdaniels) - 05:03 . 3.Plum (George Benson) - 05:31 . 4.Body Talk (George Benson) - 08:20 . 5.Top Of The World (George Benson) - 09:45 Pete Turner ALSO READOfficial…

Miles Davis records ‘Bitches Brew’ with Chick Corea, Joe Zawinul, John McLaughlin, Wayne Shorter and others (1969)

Miles Davis' 'Bitches Brew' is a studio double album recorded on August 19–21, 1969 and released in April 1970 by Columbia.1 . Bitches Brew (Copenhagen, 1969) 2 . Bitches Brew (Europe, 1969) 3 . Spanish Key (Isle Of Wight, 1970) 4 . Sanctuary / Spanish Key (Tanglewood, Wizard 1970) 5 . Sanctuary (Europe, 1969) 6 . Full Concert (08/18/70, Tanglewood) Track listing : . 1.Pharaoh's Dance (Joe…

Miles Davis visits Tanglewood (1970)

August 18, 1970 - Bill Graham presents Miles Davis with Gary Bartz (s), Chick Corea (el p), Keith Jarrett (org), Dave Holland (b), Jack DeJohnette(d) and Airto Moreira (perc) at "The Fillmore at Tanglewood" in Lenox and Stockbridge, MA

Playing With Pat Metheny

Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jim Hall, Ulf Wakenius, Charlie Haden, Joe Diorio, Lyle Mays, Dominic Miller, Brad Mehldau, Gary Burton, Herbie Hancock, John Scofield, Esbjörn Svensson.

Joe Lovano records ‘Universal Language’ for Blue Note (1992)

Joe Lovano's 'Universal Language' is an album recorded on June 26–28, 1992 and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . 1993, Luna Park 2 . Feb19 2011 Track Listing : 1.Luna Park (Joe Lovano) - 05:09 . 2.Sculpture (Joe Lovano) - 09:04 . 3.Josie And Rosie (Joe Lovano) - 06:48 . 4.This Is Always (Harry Warren) - 05:13 . 5.Worship (Joe Lovano) - 04:55 . 6.Cleveland Circle (Joe Lovano) - 04:58 .…