Lee Konitz records ‘Subconscious-Lee’ an album for Prestige (1949)

Lee Konitz' 'Subconscious-Lee' is an album (with a few tracks were issued on 78rpm under Lennie Tristano's name) recorded on January 11, 1949 and April 7, 1950 and released in 1955 by Prestige.1 . SubconsciousL(ee - w/ Warne Marsh, on "The Subject Is Jazz", 1958) 2 . Subconscious Lee 3 . SubconsciousL(ee - w/ Dan Tepfer) Track Listing : 1.Progression (Lee Konitz) - 03:00 . 2.Tautology (Lee…

We Remember Lee Konitz. ‘Cool Lee’

This day (April 15, 2020), in New-York City, died Lee Konitzan American jazz alto saxophonist Digest Tracklist : Darn that dream (2018) . @ SeixalJazz (2017) . Body & Soul . Live In Italy (2012) . Solar (2008) . w/ Zimbo Trio - Luiza (1999) . w/ Frank Wunch - Thingin' (1995) . w/ Paul Motian Trio ~ I Wish I Knew (1991) . w/ Chick Corea - Stella By Starlight (1981) . Bird (1973) . w/ Bill…

This week In Jazz Legends 41/52

Pat Metheny, Kenny Garrett, Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea, Pharoah Sanders, John Hicks, Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer, NHØP, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Chucho Valdes, Archie Shepp, Max Roach, Abdullah Ibrahim, James Blood Ulmer, Sam Rivers

Playing (and Singing) Miles Davis

Les Double Six, Sting, Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Lee Konitz, The Danish Radio Big Band, John Mclaughlin, Chet Baker, Hiromi, Chick Corea, Chris Botti, Nils Landgren, Funk Unit, NDR Bigband, Orange Then Blue

This week In Jazz Legends 38/52

Roland Hanna, Erroll Garner, Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Evans, Gordon Beck, Kenny Wheeler, Charles Mingus, Dizzy Gillespie, Keith Jarrett, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea , Jaco Pastorius Band, Steve Coleman, Jean Luc Ponty

Miles Davis begins the recording of ‘Birth of the Cool’ in New York City (1949)

Miles Davis' 'Birth of the Cool' is an album recorded on January 21 & April 22, 1949 and March 9, 1950 with a nonet at WOR Studios in New York City and released In February 1957 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Move (Denzil Best) - 02:32 . 2.Jeru (Gerry Mulligan) - 03:10 . 3.Moon Dreams (Chummy Macgregor, Johnny Mercer) - 03:17 . 4.Venus De Milo (Gerry Mulligan) - 03:10 . 5.Budo (Miles Davis, Bud…

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/…

Happy Birthday Fred Hersch. ‘Individualistic Beauty’

This day (October 21, 1955), in Cincinnati, Ohio, is born Fred Hersch, a contemporary American jazz pianist.Tracklist : 1 . Round Midnight (2021) 2 . Wichita Lineman (2020) 3 . Piano Solo (2019) 4 . And So It Goes 5 . Doxy (2017) 6 . Both Sides Now (2016) 7 . @ Chicago Jazz Festival (2015) 8 . The Song is You (2013) 9 . For No One (2012) 10 . In Walked Bud (2010) 11 . Mood Indigo (2002) 12 . w/…

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 .…

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 ...

We remember Bill Evans. ‘Bill Went’

This day (September 15, 1980), in Fort Lee, New Jersey,, died William John Evans a.k.a. Bill Evans, an American jazz pianist.Tracklist : 1 . Nardis (1970) 2 . But Beautiful (1979) 3 . w/ Kenny Burrell – A Child Is Born (1978) 4 . Sareen Jurer (Denmark 1975) 5 . w/ Lee Konitz – My Melancholy Baby (1965) 6 . Waltz For Debby 7 . My Foolish Heart 8 . Beautiful Lov (1965) Tracklist : Peace Piece .…

We remember Ornette Coleman. ‘Ornette, What Else?’

This day (June 11, 2015), in New-York City, died Ornette Coleman, an American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter, composer and one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement.Tracklist : 1 . At North Sea Jazz (2010) 2 . J.S. Bach (2010) 3 . Lonely Woman (2008) 4 . w/ Prime Time - Latin Genetics 5 . w/ Prime Time - Stadtgarten Cologne (1987) 6 . In Germany (1978 ) 7 . In Roma (1974)…

Happy Birthday Anthony Braxton. ‘Professor Braxton’

This day (June 4, 1945), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Anthony Braxton, an American composer, saxophonist, clarinettist, flautist, pianist and philosopher.Tracklist : 1 . Solo (2019) 2 . Fringe Arts (2017) 3 . Sonic Genome (2015) 4 . Solo alto saxophone (2012) 5 . Documentary (2010) 6 . Impressions 7 . On Woody Shaw 8 . w/ William Parker, Hamid Drake - Blue Note, Milano (2007) 9 . w/ Sonic Genome…

Elektra Nonesuch publish Bill Frisell’s twentieth album : ‘History, Mystery’ (2008)

Bill Frisell's 'History, Mystery' is his twentieth album released on May 13, 2008 by Elektra Nonesuch.Track Listing : 1.Imagination (Bill Frisell) - 01:51 . 2.Probability Cloud (Bill Frisell) - 04:45 . 3.Probability Cloud Part 2 (Bill Frisell) - 01:01 . 4.Out Of Body (Bill Frisell) - 02:27 . 5.Struggle (Bill Frisell) - 05:32 . 6.A Momentary Suspension Of Doubt (Bill Frisell) - 00:38 . 7.Onward…

Miles Davis starts the recording of ‘Miles Ahead’ with Gil Evans (1957)

Miles Davis' 'Miles Ahead' is his first collaboration with Gil Evans after the' Birth of the Cool' sessions, recorded on May 6, 10, 23, 27 and August 22, 1957 and released In November 1957 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Springsville (John Carisi) - 03:27 . 2.The Maids Of Cadiz (Léo Delibes) - 03:53 . 3.The Duke (Dave Brubeck) - 03:35 . 4.My Ship (Kurt Weill) - 04:28 . 5.Miles Ahead (Miles Davis,…

Happy Birthday to Bill Frisell. ‘Happy Bill Day’

This day ( March 18, 1951), in Baltimore, Maryland, is born William Richard 'Bill' Frisell, an American guitarist.Tracklist : What The World Needs Now (2020) . Goldfinger (2018) . Ramblin’ Round & Pastures Of Plenty (2016) . Surfer Girl (2014) . w/ Chick Corea – It Could Happen To You (2013) . Come Together (2012) . Just Like A Woman (2006) . Cluck Old Hen (2002) . w/ Ron Carter – (2002) .…

Happy Birthday Larry Carlton. ‘Mr.335 is 74’

This day (March 2, 1948), in Torrance, California, is born Larry Carlton, an American guitarist.Tracklist : She's Out of My Life (2019) . w/ Ron King Big Band - Friday Night Shuffle (2018) . Cold Duck Time (2016) . Sleepwalk (2013) . Solo Guitar at the Iridium, N.Y. 2010 . Estival Jazz Lugano (2011) . w/ Fourplay - Blues Force (2008) . w/ Robben Ford - Tequila (2006) . w/ Steve Lukater Band -…

Jazz Dancing

From 'Unsquare Dance' to 'Carribean Fire Dance' , we have mixed 14 'Swing' tunes around the theme of 'Dancing with Jazz'. It has Ray Barretto, Nat Adderley, Donal Byrd, Joe Henderson and many more.

…Now They are Four

From 'Trouble Maker' to 'Serenata', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Quartets'. It has Edmond Hall's Celeste Quartet, John LaSalle Quartet, Oscar Peterson & Stephane Grappelli Quartet , John Cameron Quartet and many more.

Your Favourite Bill Evans

From 'Peace Piece' to 'So What', the 11 most popular songs of Bill Evans, 'an American jazz pianist whose use of impressionist harmony, inventive interpretation of traditional jazz repertoire, and trademark rhythmically independent, "singing" melodic lines influenced a generation of pianists.'