Joe Henderson records ‘Our Thing’ with Kenny Dorham, Andrew Hill et al (1963)

Joe Henderson's 'Our Thing' is an album recorded on September 9, 1963, with Kenny Dorham, Andrew Hill, Pete La Roca and Eddie Khan and released in May 1964 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Teeter Totter (Joe Henderson) - 08:33 . 2.Pedro'S Time(Kenny Dorham) - 10:04 . 3.Our Thing (Joe Henderson) - 05:36 . 4.Back Road (Kenny Dorham) - 06:19 . 5.Escapade (Kenny Dorham) - 08:05 Reid MilesALSO…

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…

Abbey Lincoln records her third album : ‘It’s Magic,’ with Benny Golson, Wynton Kelly et al (1958)

Abbey Lincoln's 'It's Magic' is her third album recorded on July 24 and August 15, 1958 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.I Am In Love (Cole Porter) - 02:49 . 2.It'S Magic (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) - 04:03 . 3.Just For Me (Jimmy Komack) - 03:36 . 4.An Occasional Man (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) - 03:23 . 5.Ain'T Nobody'S Business (Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins) - 04:29 .…

We remember George Duke. ‘ReCounted’

This day (August 5, 2013inLos Angeles, California, died George Duke, a multi-faceted American musician,keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer .Tracklist : 1 . w/ Jean-Luc Ponty - King Kong (2012) 2 . Leverkusener Jazztage Live (2011) 3 . w/ Lee Ritenour, Marcus Miller & Vinnie Colaiuta - It'S On 4 . w/ Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me 5 . w/ Marcus Miller,…

Bobby McFerrin and Chick Corea record ‘Play’ at at Wolftrap in Vienna, Virginia (1990)

'Play' by Bobby McFerrin & Chick Corea is an album recorded on June 23, 1990 at Wolftrap (Vienna, Virginia) and June 27, 1990 at Carnegie Hall (New York City) and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . Montreux Jazz Festival (2001) 2 . Round Midnight Track Listing : 1.Spain (Chick Corea, Joaquín Rodrigo) - 10:12 . 2.Even From Me (Chick Corea, Bobby Mcferrin) - 06:34 . 3.Autumn Leaves…

Freddie Hubbard & Woody Shaw record ‘The Eternal Triangle’ for Blue Note (1987)

'The Eternal Triangle' by Freddie Hubbard & Woody Shaw is an album recorded on June 11, 1987 with Ray Drummond, Carl Allen, Mulgrew Miller and Kenny Garrett and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Down Under (Freddie Hubbard) - 07:35 . 2.The Eternal Triangle (Sonny Stitt) - 07:49 . 3.The Moontrane (Woody Shaw) - 06:30 . 4.Calling Miss Khadija (Lee Morgan) - 06:40 .…

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie record ‘Bird & Diz’ for Clef Records (1950)

'Bird & Diz' by Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie is a studio album recorded (primarily) on June 6, 1950 with Thelonious Monk and Buddy Rich and released in 1952 by Clef.Track Listing : 1.Bloomdido (Charlie Parker) - 03:25 . 2.My Melancholy Baby (Ernie M. Burnett, George A. Norton) - 03:24 . 3.Relaxin' With Lee (Charlie Parker) - 02:47 . 4.Passport (Charlie Parker) - 03:00 . 5.Leap Frog…

Joe Henderson records ‘Page One,’ his debut album for Blue Note (1963)

Joe Henderson's 'Page One' is his debut album recorded on June 3, 1963 and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . Homestretch 2 . Recorda-me Track Listing : 1.Blue Bossa (Kenny Dorham) – 08:03 . 2.La Mesha (Kenny Dorham) – 09:10 . 3.Homestretch (Joe Henderson) - 04:15 . 4.Recorda Me (Joe Henderson) - 06:03 . 5.Jinrikisha (Joe Henderson) - 07:24 . 6.Out Of The Night (Joe Henderson) - 07:23 Reid…

Concord Picante publish Eliane Elias’ twentieth album : ‘Light My Fire’ (2011)

Eliane Elias 'Light My Fire' is her twentieth album released on May 31, 2011 by Concord Picante.1 . Bananeira (AVO Session,Basel) 2 . Rosa Morena (w/ Amanda Brecker, North Sea Jazz 2013) Track Listing : 1.Rosa Morena (Dorival Caymmi) - 04:18 . 2.Stay Cool (Kenny Dorham, Eliane Elias) - 04:03 . 3.Aquele Abraço (Gilberto Gil) - 05:18 . 4.Light My Fire (John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek,…

We Remember Elvin Jones. ‘Heavy Elvin’

This day (May 18, 2004), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Elvin Jones, an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : Night In Tunisia (1999) . A Love Supreme (1997) . A Different Drummer (1/2) . A Different Drummer (2/2) . w/ Mccoytyner, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter (1982) . The Children/Merry-Go-Round (1973) . John Coltrane Quartet – My Favorite Things (1965) . John Coltrane Quartet With Eric Dolphy…

Joe Henderson records ‘In ‘n Out,’ his third album with McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones et al (1964)

Joe Henderson's 'In 'n Out' is his third album recorded on April 10, 1964 with Kenny Dorham, McCoy Tynerr, Richard Davis and Elvin Jones and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.In 'N Out (Joe Henderson) - 10:23 . 2.Punjab (Joe Henderson) - 09:07 . 3.Serenity (Joe Henderson) - 06:16 . 4.Short Story (Kenny Dorham) - 07:10 . 5.Brown'S Town (Kenny Dorham) - 06:23 Francis WolffALSO…

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…

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 .…

We remember Jimmy Heath. ‘Little Heath Man’

This day (January 19, 2020), in Loganville, Georgia, died Jimmy Heath a.k.a Little Bird, an American jazz saxophonist and brother of bassist Percy Heath and drummer Albert Heath.Digest Tracklist : w/ Mulgrew Miller, David Wong & Tootie Heath – Fungii Mamma (2009) . Documentary . w/ the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra (2005) . All Blues (1992) . Heath Brothers Quartet – Live in Rome . Heath…

Streets With A Name

From 'Fifty-First Street Blues' to 'West 42nd Street' , we have mixed 13 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Street Names'. It has Bill Evans, Sonny Rollins, Jay McShan, Kenny Dorham and many more.

Africanisms

From 'Para Africa Traigo Mi Son' to 'Ritmo Africano' , we have mixed 18 'Tropical Rhythms' tunes around the theme of 'Africa meets Jazz meets Latin'. It has Tabu Ley Rochereau, Dizzy Gillespie, Cal Tjader, Eubie Blake and many more.

Jazzin’Around Brilliant Corners

From 'Bemsha Swing' to 'Bemsha Swing' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Thelonious Monk'. It has Lennie Tristano, Kenny Dorham, Art Pepper, Kronos Quartet & Ron Carter and many more.

Jazz Dreamers

From 'Dream Gypsy' to 'Street Of Dreams', we have mixed 18 'Jazz With a Bit Of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Dream'. It has Les Baxter, Kenny Burrell, Kenny Dorham, Bill Evans & Jim Hall and many more.