Oscar Peterson and Milt Jackson record together ‘Two of the Few,’ an album for Pablo (1983)

'Two of the Few' by Oscar Peterson & Milt Jackson is a studio album recorded on January 20, 1983 and released the same year by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Oh, Lady Be Good! (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 07:54 . 2.If I Had You (Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly, Ted Shapiro) - 04:27 . 3.Limehouse Blues (Philip Braham, Douglas Furber) - 04:28 . 4.Mister Basie (Oscar Peterson) - 05:54 .…

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…

Miles Davis records with Thelonious Monk and Milt Jackson, ‘Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants,’ an album for Prestige (1954)

'Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants' is an album recorded on December 24, 1954 and October 26, 1956, with Thelonious Monk and Milt Jackson and released in 1959 By Prestige.Track Listing : 1.The Man I Love (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 07:59 . 2.Swing Spring (Miles Davis) - 10:46 . 3.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Cootie Williams, Thelonious Monk) - 05:25 . 4.Bemsha Swing (Thelonious…

Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery record together ‘Bags Meets Wes!’ for Riverside (1961)

'Bags Meets Wes!' by Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery is a collaboration album recorded in December, 1961 and released in 1962 By Riverside.Track Listing : 1.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) - 05:17 . 2.Stablemates (Benny Golson) - 05:45 . 3.Stairway To The Stars (Matty Malneck, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli) - 03:38 . 4.Blue Roz (Wes Montgomery) - 04:46 . 5.Sam Sack (Milt Jackson) - 06:06 Musicians…

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…

We remember Milt Jackson. ‘The Jackson Vibe’

This day (October 9, 1999), in Manhattan, New York, died Milt Jackson, an American jazz vibraphonist,.Tracklist : 1 . Bag’s Groove 2 . The Prophet Speaks (1999) 3 . w/ Benny Golson & Art Farmer & Nhøp – Blues For Diahann (1997) 4 . Take The A Train (1994) 5 . Live In Japan (1990) Milt Jackson Top 10 : Bags’ Groove . Tahiti . Lillie . What’s New . People Make The World Go Round . On the…

Milt Jackson plays outdoor (1995)

August 28, 1995 - the Milt Jackson Quintet featuring Jimmy Heath and his brother Percy Heath performs outdoors at Grant's Tomb near Riverside Church in Harlem, New-York City

Miles Davis and Milt Jackson record ‘Quintet / Sextet’ with Jackie McLean (1955)

'Quintet / Sextet' by Miles Davis & Milt Jackson is a studio album recorded on August 5, 1955 with Jackie McLean and released in 1956 By Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jackle (Jackie Mclean) – 08:55 . 2.Bitty Ditty (Thad Jones) – 06:37 . 3.Minor March (Jackie Mclean) – 08:18 . 4.Changes (Ray Bryant) – 07:11 Musicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . Milt Jackson – Vibraphone . Jackie Mclean –…

Milt Jackson records ‘Wizard of the Vibes’ featuring Thelonious Monk, Lou Donaldson and the Modern Jazz Quartet (1948)

Milt Jackson's 'Wizard of the Vibes' is an album recorded on July 2, 1948 with the Thelonious Monk Quintet and on April 7, 1952 with the Modern Jazz Quartet plus Lou Donaldson and released in 1952 by Blue Note Records..1 . Bag's Groove 2 . Bag's Groove (Modern Jazz Quartet in London) Track Listing : 1.Tahiti (Milt Jackson) - 03:29 . 2.Lillie (Milt Jackson) - 03:15 . 3.Bags' Groove (Milt Jackson)…

Milt Jackson, Benny Golson et al play at Jazzbaltica (1997)

June 14, 1997 - Milt Jackson (vb), Benny Golson (ts), Art Farmer (tp), Ulf Wakenius (g), Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (b), Jonas Johansen (d), Kenny Kirkland (p), Toots Thielemans (harm) and Max Roach (d) will share the stage at Große Konzertscheue in Salzau, Germany for Jazzbaltica

Blue Note publish Lena Horne’s ‘Being Myself’ recorded with George Benson, Donald Harrison, Milt Jackson et al (1998)

Lena Horne's 'Being Myself' is her most recent studio album released on June 2, 1998 by Blue Note.1 . On Rosie O'Donnell 1998 - Part 1 2 . On Rosie O'Donnell 1998 - Part 2 3 . Lena TALKS (1998) Track Listing : 1.Some Of My Best Friends Are The Blues (Jimmy Smith) - 03:43 . 2.As Long As I Live (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 02:27 . 3.Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) - 04:25 . 4.It'S All Right…

Duke Ellington records ‘Black, Brown and Beige’ with his orchestra and Mahalia Jackson (1958)

Duke Ellington's 'Black, Brown and Beige' is an album recorded on February 4–5 & 11-12, 1958 with his orchestra and Mahalia Jackson as guest.Track Listing : 1.Part I (Duke Ellington) - 08:17 . 2.Part Ii (Duke Ellington) - 06:14 . 3.Part Iii (Aka Light) (Duke Ellington) - 06:26 . 4.Part Iv (Aka Come Sunday) (Duke Ellington) - 07:58 . 5.Part V (Aka Come Sunday) (Duke Ellington) - 03:46 . 6.Part…

This week In Jazz Legends 50/52

Dinah Shore, Andy Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, Milt Jackson, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Dave Brubeck, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Jim Hall, Jean Luc Ponty, Herbie Hancock

This week In Jazz Legends 42/52

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat King Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave Brubeck, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Micky Roker, Shirley Horn, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Gene Krupa, Anita O'Day, Roy Eldridge, Miles Davis, Michael…

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

Happy Birthday Benny Golson. ‘Along Came Benny’

This day (January 25, 1929), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Benny Golson,an American bebop & hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Take The A Train (2009) 2 . Killer Joe (2009) 3 . Interview & Live. 4 . Milt Jackson & Benny Golson & Art Farmer & NHØP - Blues for Diahann (1997) 5 . Freddie Hubbard & Stablemates (1989) 6 . w/ Alan Branscombe, Dave Goldberg,…

Modern Jazz Quartet begins the recording of ‘Lonely Woman,’ an album for Atlantic (1962)

Modern Jazz Quartet's 'Lonely Woman' is an album recorded on January 24, 25 & 29 and February 2, 1962 and released the same year by Atlantic.1 . Lonely Woman (May, 1962 ) 2 . The Golden Striker (May, 1962) 3 . If I Were Eve (May, 1962) Track Listing : 1.Lonely Woman (Ornette Coleman) - 06:20 . 2.Animal Dance (John Lewis) - 04:05 . 3.New York 19 (John Lewis) - 07:59 . 4.Belkis (John Lewis)…

Modern Jazz Quartet records ‘Fontessa,’ an album for Atlantic (1956)

Modern Jazz Quartet's 'Fontessa' is an album recorded from January 22 till February 14, 1956 and released the same year by Atlantic.1 . Woody'n You (London) Track Listing : 1.Versailles (John Lewis) - 03:22 . 2.Angel Eyes (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) - 03:48 . 3.Fontessa (John Lewis) - 11:12 . 4.Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg) - 03:50 . 5.Bluesology (Milt Jackson) - 05:04 . 6.Willow…

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.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Mulgrew Miller, David Wong & Tootie Heath – Fungii Mamma (2009) 2 . Documentary 3 . w/ the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra (2005) 4 . All Blues (1992) 5 . Heath Brothers Quartet – Live in Rome 14 .…

Prestige Records tape ‘Sonny Rollins with the Modern Jazz Quartet’ (1953)

Sonny Rollins with the Modern Jazz Quartet' is an album (including four tracks performed with the Modern Jazz Quartet) recorded on January 17, December 17, 1951 & October 7, 1953 by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.The Stopper (Sonny Rollins) - 02:59 . 2.Almost Like Being In Love (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 03:26 . 3.No Moe (Sonny Rollins) - 03:32 . 4.In A Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington,…

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 .…

Motown publish The Temptations’s ‘For Lovers Only,’ their final album with Melvin Franklin (1995)

The Temptations's 'For Lovers Only' is an album (featuring the final recordings of Melvin Franklin) released on September 26, 1995 by Motown.1 . Some Enchanting Evening 2 . Some Enchanted Evening (1995) 3 . Time After Time Track Listing : 1.Some Enchanted Evening (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) - 05:28 . 2.I'Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 05:49 . 3.At…

The Modern Jazz Quartet begins the recording of their album : ‘Pyramid’ (1959)

The Modern Jazz Quartet's 'Pyramid' is an album recorded on August 22 & 25 and December 21, 1959 and January 15, 1960 In 1960 and released the same year by Atlantic.1 . Django 2 . Django(London) Track Listing : 1.Vendome (John Lewis) - 02:30 . 2.Pyramid (Blues For Junior) (Ray Brown) - 10:46 . 3.It Don'T Mean A Thing (If It Ain'T Got That Swing) (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 05:02 .…

We remember Bobby Hutcherson. ‘Vibe and Wiser’

This day (August 15, 2016), in Montara, California, died Bobby Hutcherson, a jazz vibraphone and marimba player Tracklist : 1 . w/ Mccoy Tyner - African Village (1/2) 2 . w/ Mccoy Tyner - African Village (2/2) 3 . Blue Bossa (2009) 4 . w/ Joey Defrancesco - Just Friends (2007) 5 . w/ Joe Locke - Old Folks (2007) 6 . w/ Cedar Walton - Little B´S Poem 7 . Stolen Moments (1986) 8 . w/ Harold Land…

Atlantic tape ‘The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2’ with Sonny Rollins on two numbers (1958)

'The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2' is a live album recorded on August 3 & 31, 1958 with Sonny Rollins appearing on two numbers and released in 1959 By Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Medley: Stardust/I Can'T Get Started/Lover Man (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish/Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin/Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman) - 08:15 . 2.Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker) - 05:14 .…

Happy Birthday Kenny Burrell. ‘Round Midnight Blue’

This day (July 31, 1931), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Kenny Burrell, an American jazz guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . All Star Guitar Night (2015) 2 . w/ Stevie Wonder – Live in Hollywood (2011) 3 . All Blues 4 . Jeannine (1990) 5 . w/ Grover Washington - Summertime 6 . Jazz Guitar (1987) 7 . w/ Grant Green & Barney Kessel - Blue Mist 8 . w/ Bill Evans - A Child Is born (1978) Tracklist :…

‘Collaboration’ by the Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo Almeida

'Collaboration' by the Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo Almeida is an album recorded on July 21, 1964 and released the same year by Atlantic.1 . Laurindo Almeida & The Modern Jazz Quartet Track Listing : 1.Silver (John Lewis) - 03:40 . 2.Trieste (John Lewis) - 05:22 . 3.Valeria (John Lewis) - 05:47 . 4.Fugue In A Minor (Johann Sebastian Bach) - 03:46 . 5.One Note Samba (Antonio Carlos…

This week In Jazz Legends 27/52

Stan Getz Quartet, Pat Metheny Group, Astor Piazzolla, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, Buddy Rich, Modern Jazz Quartet, Louis Armstrong, Jaco Pastorius, Lionel Hampton, Billy Cobham, George Duke Band, John Coltrane, Don Ellis

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,…

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 .…

We remember Wes Montgomery. ‘Once Upon A Time, Wes’

This day (June 15, 1968), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died John Leslie Montgomery a.k.a Wes Montgomery, an American jazz guitarist .Tracklist : 1 . Round Midnight 2 . Twisted Blues 3 . Windy (1967) 4 . There'S That Rainy Day 5 . Nica'S Dream (1965) 6 . Blues in F (1965) 7 . Impressions (1965) 8 . Full House Tracklist : Four On Six . Airegin . West Coast Blues . D-Natural Blues . Polka Dots and…

Miles Davis records ‘Round About Midnight’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1956)

Miles Davis' 'Round About Midnight' is an album recorded on October 26, 1955; June 5 and September 10, 1956 and released on March 18, 1957 by Columbia.1 . Round About Midnight (1967) 2 . Round Midnight ( La Pinède, Juan-les-Pins, France - July 25, 1969) Track listing . 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 06:00 . 2.Ah-Leu-Cha (Charlie Parker) - 05:55 . 3.All of You (Cole…

Miles Davis records ‘On the Corner’ for Columbia (1972)

Miles Davis' 'On the Corner' is a studio album recorded on June 1, 6 and July 7, 1972 and released on October 11, 1972 by Columbia.1 . Turnaroundphrase (November 3 1973, Vienna) 2 . On The Corner Session (Interviews NY) Track Listing : 1.On The Corner; New York Girl; Thinkin' One Thing And Doin' Another; Vote For Miles (Miles Davis) - 20:02 . 2.Black Satin (Miles Davis) - 05:20 . 3.One And One…

Ray Charles records ‘In Person’ in Atlanta, Georgia for Atlantic Records (1959)

Ray Charles 'In Person' is a live album recorded on May 28, 1959 at Morris Brown College's Herndon Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia and released In July 1960 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.The Right Time (Lew Herman, Nappy Brown, Ozzie Cadena) - 03:42 . 2.What'D I Say (Ray Charles) - 04:21 . 3.Yes, Indeed (Sy Oliver) - 02:33 . 4.The Spirit Feel (Milt Jackson) - 04:16 . 5.Frenesi (Alberto Dominguez) -…

We Remember Joe Pass. ‘Virtuoso Joe’

This day (May 23, 1994), in Los Angeles, California, died Joseph Anthony Jacobi Passalaqua a.k.a Joe Pass, an Italian-American jazz guitarist.Digest Tracklist : & Roy Clark - Jambalaya (1993) . Summertime (1992) . & Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - Tricostin (1990) . & Oscar Peterson Quartet - Cakewalk (1987) . Joe's Blues (1984) . & Ella Fitzgerald - Georgia On My Mind (1983)…

Ice Cube releases ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted,’ his first album after his split from N.W.A. (1990)

Ice Cube's 'AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted' is his solo debut studio album released on May 16, 1990 after his split from N.W.A. by Priority.Track Listing : 1.Better Off Dead (Sir Jinx) - 01:03 . 2.The Nigga Ya Love To Hate (Ice Cube, E. Sadler) - 03:15 . . 3.Amerikkka'S Most Wanted (Ice Cube, E. Sadler, Keith Shocklee) - 04:05 . . 4.What They Hittin' Foe? (The Average White Band, Ice Cube) - 01:20 .…

We remember Billy Higgins. ‘Soldier Higgins’

This day (May 3, 2001), in Inglewood, California, died Billy Higgins, an American jazz drummer who played on over 700 recordings.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Charles Lloyd – Forest Flower (1999) 2 . w/ Joshua Redman, Pat Metheny & Christian mcBride (1993) 3 . w/ Tete Montoliu Trio – Lament (1990) 4 . w/ Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden – Lonely Woman (1986) 5 . w/ Freddie Hubbard & Johnny Griffin – Well…

We remember Percy Heath from the Modern Jazz Quartet. ‘Modern Jazz Percy’

This day (April 28, 2005), in Southampton, New York, died Percy Heath, an American jazz bassist, member of the Modern Jazz Quartet.Digest Tracklist : Modern Jazz Quartet - 'Round Midnight . Heath Brothers (2004) . Modern Jazz Quartet - Summertime (1987) . Documentary (2004) . Heath Brothers - Brotherly Jazz . Heath Brothers, Rome (1981) . Modern Jazz Quartet - Winter Tale (1964) . Tracklist :…