Rahsaan Roland Kirk records his final album : ‘Boogie-Woogie String Along for Real’ (1977)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk's 'Boogie-Woogie String Along for Real' is his final album recorded on July 18, 1977 with a string section and orchestra and released the same year by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Boogie Woogie String Along For Real (Rahsaan Roland Kirk) - 08:52 . 2.I Loves You, Porgy (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) - 01:51 . 3.Make Me A Pallet On The Floor (Traditional) -…

Roland Kirk starts the recording of ‘The Inflated Tear,’ an album for Atlantic (1968)

Roland Kirk's 'The Inflated Tear' is an album recorded between November 27 and 30, 1967 and released on June 14, 1968 by Atlantic.1 . The Inflated Tear (Prague, 1967) 2 . Quartet, 1961 Track Listing : 1.The Black And Crazy Blues (Roland Kirk) - 06:07 . 2.A Laugh For Rory (Roland Kirk) - 02:54 . 3.Many Blessings (Roland Kirk) - 04:45 . 4.Fingers In The Wind (Roland Kirk) - 04:18 . 5.The…

Roland Kirk records ‘Volunteered Slavery’ for Atlantic Records (1969)

Roland Kirk's 'Volunteered Slavery' is an album recorded on July 7, 1968 at Newport Jazz Festival, and on July 22 & 23, 1969 in studio and released in 1969 by Atlantic.1 . Volunteered Slavery 2 . Say A Little Prayer 3 . Three For Festival / Volunteered Slavery (Bologna, 1973) Track listing : 1.Volunteered Slavery (Roland Kirk) - 05:43 . 2.Spirits Up Above (Roland Kirk) - 03:37 . 3.My Cherie…

Roland Kirk records ‘Kirk’s Work’ with Jack Mcduff et al (1961)

Roland Kirk's 'Kirk's Work' is an album recorded on July 11, 1961 with Jack McDuff and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Three For Dizzy (Roland Kirk) - 05:11 . 2.Makin' Whoopee (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 05:07 . 3.Funk Underneath (Roland Kirk) - 06:15 . 4.Kirk'S Work (Roland Kirk) - 03:54 . 5.Doin' The Sixty-Eight (Roland Kirk) - 04:20 . 6.Too Late Now (Alan Jay Lerner,…

Roland Kirk records ‘Left & Right’ for Atlantic (1968)

Roland Kirk's 'Left & Right' is an album recorded on June 17 & 18 1968 and released the same year By Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Black Mystery Has Been Revealed (Roland Kirk) - 01:17 . 2.Expansions: Kirkquest/Kingus Mingus/Celestialness/A Dream Of Beauty Reincarnated/Frisco Vibrations/Classical Jazzical/El Kirk (Roland Kirk) - 19:37 . 3.Lady'S Blues (Roland Kirk) - 03:46 . 4.Ix Love…

Roy Haynes records ‘Out of the Afternoon’ with Roland Kirk, Tommy Flanagan and Henry Grimes (1962)

Roy Haynes' 'Out of the Afternoon' is an album recorded on May 16, 1962, with Roland Kirk on tenor saxophone, Tommy Flanagan on piano and Henry Grimes on bass and released the same year by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Moon Ray (Roy Haynes) - 06:41 . 2.Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words) (Bart Howard) - 06:40 . 3.Raoul (Roy Haynes) - 06:01 . 4.Snap Crackle (Roy Haynes) - 04:11 . 5.If I Should Lose…

German TV tapes Roland Kirk (1961)

April 17, 1961 - Rahsaan Roland Kirk tapes a television show with René Urtreger (p), Pierre Michelot (b) and Kenny Clarke (d) in Baden-Baden, Germany

Roland Kirk records ‘Here Comes the Whistleman’ for Atlantic Records (1965)

Roland Kirk's 'Here Comes the Whistleman' is an album recorded on March 14, 1965 and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.The Roots (Roland Kirk) - 04:09 . 2.Here Comes The Whistleman (Roland Kirk) - 04:53 . 3.I Wished On The Moon (Dorothy Parker, Ralph Rainger) - 04:48 . 4.Making Love After Hours (Roland Kirk) - 04:20 . 5.Yesterdays (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) - 03:54 .…

This week In Jazz Legends 04/52

Wes Montgomery, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Joe Lovano, Archie Shepp, Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi, Sonny Rollins, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, SFJazz Collective, Chick Corea & Gary Burton

This week In Jazz Legends 48/52

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland Kirk

This week In Jazz Legends 30/52

Sonny Rollins, Frank Foster, John Faddis, Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell, VSOP II, Laurindo Almeida, Johnny Griffin, Herbie Hancock, Santana, Gil Evans, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Globe Unity Orchestra, Ornette Coleman

This week In Jazz Legends 29/52

Deodato, The Zawinul Syndicate, Billy Cobham, Max Roach, Horace Silver, Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, Benny Goodman, Vi Redd, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Arista All Stars, Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Charles Mingus records ‘Oh Yeah’ for Atlantic (1962)

Charles Mingus 'Oh Yeah' is an album recorded on November 6, 1961 with Mingus singing on three tracks and playing piano and released in 1962 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Hog Callin' Blues (Charles Mingus) - 07:27 . 2.Devil Woman (Charles Mingus) - 09:42 . 3.Wham Bam Thank You Ma'Am (Charles Mingus) - 04:43 . 4.Ecclusiastics (Charles Mingus) - 06:59 . 5.Oh Lord Don'T Let Them Drop That Atomic…

We remember Hilton Ruiz. ‘Hilton in the House’

This day (June 6, 2006), in New York City, New York, died Hilton Ruiz, a Puerto Rican American jazz pianist.Tracklist : 1 . Live in New York 2 . Borinquen Jazz – Mazacote (2004) 3 . w/ Chris Washburne Quartet & Hilton Ruiz - Live in New York (2004) 4 . Tito Puente & Amigos - New Arrival 5 . In 1994 6 . Roland Kirk - Live in Montreux (1975) Tracklist : Home Cookin' . Something Grand .…