Sonny Rollins records with Oscar Pettiford and Max Roach ‘Freedom Suite’ for Riverside (1958)

Sonny Rollins 'Freedom Suite' is an album recorded on February 11 & March 7, 1958 with Oscar Pettiford and Max Roach and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.The Freedom Suite (Sonny Rollins) - 19:17 . 2.Someday I'Ll Find You (Noël Coward) - 04:35 . 3.Will You Still Be Mine? (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) - 02:54 . 4.Till There Was You (Meredith Willson) - 04:54 . 5.Shadow Waltz…

Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson plus the Oscar Peterson trio record ‘Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson at the Opera House’ for Verve (1957)

'Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson at the Opera House' is a live album recorded on October 10, 1957, accompanied by the Oscar Peterson trio and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Billie'S Bounce (Charlie Parker) – 09:45 . 2.My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 08:10 . 3.Crazy Rhythm (Irving Caesar, Joseph Meyer, Roger Wolfe Kahn) – 07:59 . 4.Blues In The Closet (Oscar…

Cannonball Adderley records ‘The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco’ for Riverside (1959)

The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco' is an album recorded on October 18 & 20, 1959 and released In 1959 by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.This Here (Bobby Timmons) – 12:29 . 2.Spontaneous Combustion (Cannonball Adderley) – 11:55 . 3.Hi-Fly (Randy Weston) – 11:09 . 4.You Got It! (Cannonball Adderley) – 05:10 . 5.Bohemia After Dark (Oscar Pettiford) – 08:0 Musicians : Cannonball…

Thelonious Monk records ‘Brilliant Corners’ for Riverside (1956)

Thelonious Monk's 'Brilliant Corners' is a studio album recorded on October 9, 15 and December 7, 1956 and released In 1957 by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Brilliant Corners (Thelonious Monk) - 07:42 . 2.Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are (Thelonious Monk) - 13:24 . 3.Pannonica (Thelonious Monk) - 08:50 . 4.I Surrender, Dear (Barry Harris)- 05:25 . 5.Bemsha Swing (Thelonious Monk, Denzil Best) - 07:42…

Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn record ‘Great Times!’ for Riverside (1950)

'Great Times!' by Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn is an album recorded on September 13, October 3 & November, 1950 and released the same year by Riverside.1 . Take The A Train (w/ Billy Strayhorn ) 2 . Cotton Tail / Hot Chocolate (1941) 3 . C Jam Blues (1942) 4 . Take The A Train (1964) 5 . Take The A Train 6 . (w/ Billy Strayhorn) Track Listing : 1.Cotton Tail (Duke…

Bud Powell records ‘The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 2’ (1963)

'The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 2' is a studio album recorded on August 14, 1953.Track Listing : 1.Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) - 02:54 . 2.Reets And I (Benny Harris) - 03:22 . 3.Sure Thing (Bud Powell) - 2:39 . 4.Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Peas (Aka Blues In The Closet) (Oscar Pettiford) - 03:04 . 5.Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) - 04:04 . 6.I Want To Be Happy…

Thelonious Monk records ‘Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington’ for Riverside (1955)

'Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington' is an album by Monk playing well-known songs by Ellington, recorded July 21 and 27, 1955 and released the same year by Riverside.1 . Sophisticated lady (Berliner Jazztage 1969) 2 . Solitude (Berliner Jazztage 1969) 3 . Satin Doll (Berliner Jazztage 1969) 4 . Blues for Duke (Berliner Jazztage 1969) Track listing : . 1.It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't…

Michel Petrucciani and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen record ‘Michel Petrucciani & NHOP’ at the Jazzhouse in Copenhagen (1994)

'Michel Petrucciani & NHOP' is a collaboration album between Petrucciani, the pianist and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, the bassist recorded on April 18, 1994 at the Copenhagen Jazzhouse and released on March 24, 2009 by Dreyfus Records.Track Listing : 1.All The Things You Are (Oscar Hammerstein Ii,Jerome Kern) - 06:43 . 2.I Can'T Get Started (Vernon Duke,Ira Gershwin) - 07:05 . 3.Oleo…

Riverside tape ‘The Unique Thelonious Monk’ with Art Blakey on drums (1956)

'The Unique Thelonious Monk' is an album of standards recorded on March 17 and April 3, 1956 with Art Blakey on drums and Oscar Pettiford on bass and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Liza (All The Clouds'Ll Roll Away) (George & Ira Gershwin, Gus Kahn) - 03:11 . 2.Memories Of You (Eubie Blakeandy Razaf) - 04:15 . 3.Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Wallerandy Razaf) - 05:32 .…

Art Blakey records ‘Drum Suite’ with the Jazz Messengers and his Percussion Ensemble (1956)

Art Blakey's 'Drum Suite' is an album recorded on December 13, 1956 and February 22, 1957 with The Jazz Messengers and the Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble and released the same year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Sacrifice (Art Blakey) - 05:16 . 2.Cubano Chant (Ray Bryant) - 04:01 . 3.Oscalypso (Oscar Pettiford) - 08:48 . 4.Nica'S Tempo (Gigi Gryce) - 08:24 . 5.D'S Dilemma (Mal Waldron) -…

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…

Helen Merrill records with Clifford Brown ‘Helen Merrill,’ her eponymous debut album for Emarcy (1955)

'Helen Merrill' is her eponymous debut studio album recorded on December 22-24, 1954, with Clifford Brown and released in 1955 by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.Don'T Explain (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) - 05:08 . 2.You'D Be So Nice To Come Home To (Cole Porter) - 04:17 . 3.What'S New? (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) - 04:56 . 4.Falling In Love With Love (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 03:52 .…

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…

Me:nu Du Jour – February 11, 2016

We Discover Kamasi Washington, GoGo Penguin . We Celebrate Sérgio Mendes, Whitney Houston, D’Angelo . We Listen To The Bad Plus, Erykah Badu, Luther Vandross, Sonny Rollins, Michael Bublé . We Watch Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, Tigran Hamasyan, Randy Newman, George Clinton, The Beatles Kamasi Washington took his bass player to the countryside. 5 MINUTES on RVJ >> //go.rvm.pm/clp…

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.

Woody Herman (reHeard)

From 'Bamba Samba' to 'At The Woodchopper's Ball', we have mixed 18 'Strictly Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Woody Herman '. It has Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis , Woody Herman , The Manhattan Transfer , Woody Herman and many more.