Happy Birthday Joseph Bowie. ‘Living Defunkt’

This day (October 17, 1953), in St Louis, Missouri, is born Joseph Bowie, an American bandleader, trombonist, and founder of the seminal jazz fusion band, Defunkt. Tracklist : 1 . Defunkt – @ Reigen, Vienna (2019) 2 . Defunkt – @ Piano Dortmund (2018) 3 . w/ Seven Eleven – Gimme the Funk (2015) 4 . w/ Saskia Laroo band – @ Paradiso Amsterdam (2014) 5 . Defunkt Millenium – Believing In Love (2012)…

We remember Lester Bowie. ‘Lester, Seriously?’

This day (November 8, 1999), in New York, died Lester Bowie, an American jazz trumpet player composer, bandleader, member of the AACM and cofounder of the Art Ensemble of Chicago.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Steel Band – Umbria Jazz Festival 2 . w/ Brass Fantasy – Jazzfest Berlin’86 3 . w/ New York Organ’S Ensemble – Live (1994= 4 . w/ Moussa ‘Vieux’ Kantè – Nightown Rotterdam1997 5 . The Art Ensemble Of…

Cecil Taylor sits in with the Art Ensemble Of Chicago (1984)

November 1, 1984 - the Art Ensemble of Chicago - that is Lester Bowie (tp), Roscoe Mitchell (s), Joseph Jarman (s), Malachi Favors (b) and Famoudou Don Moye (d,perc) - performs with pianist Cecil Taylor at the Theatre Musical in Paris, France <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/B000006Q69.01_SL75_.jpg' alt='Cecil Taylor – Love for Sale' width='190' height='161'/>

The Art Ensemble Of Chicago are in Hamburg (1991)

October 18, 1991 - the Art Ensemble Of Chicago - that is Lester Bowie (tp), Roscoe Mitchell (reeds,fl,perc), Joseph Jarman (reeds,fl,perc), Malachi Favors (b) and Don Moye (d,perc) - is at Fabrik in Hamburg, Germany

The Art Ensemble of Chicago record ‘Fanfare for the Warriors’ for Atlantic Records (1973)

The Art Ensemble of Chicago's 'Fanfare for the Warriors' is an album recorded on September 6–8, 1973 with Lester Bowie, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Malachi Favors Maghostut and Don Moye along with Muhal Richard Abrams and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Illistrum (Malachi Favors Maghostut) - 08:17 . 2.Barnyard Scuffel Shuffel (Lester Bowie) - 05:12 . 3.Nonaah (Roscoe…

We remember Cecil Taylor. ‘Still Ahead Cecil’

This day ( April 5, 2018), in New York City, died Cecil Percival Tayloran American free jazz pianistDigest Tracklist : Perugia (2009) . Improvisation #1 (Excerpt) (2007) . Song 2 (2004) . w/ Max Roach - Duo (2000) . w/ Thurman Barker - Frankfurt (1995) . @ Jazz Ost-West Festival (1984) . w/ Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Live (1984) . Tracklist : Bemsha Swing . Rick Kick Shaw . Song . Azure . Steps .…