Randy Weston records ‘The Spirits Of Our Ancestors’ for Verve (1991)

Randy Weston's 'The Spirits Of Our Ancestors' is an album recorded on May 20, 21 & 22, 1991 with an all-star cast of musicians and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.African Village Bedford-Stuyvesant (Randy Weston) - 03:21 . 2.The Healers (Randy Weston) - 10:48 . 3.African Cookbook (Randy Weston) - 17:16 . 4.La Elaha-Ella Allah/Morad Allah (Traditional) - 06:43 . 5.The Call…

We remember Randy Weston. ‘Weston Union’

This day (September 1, 2018), in New York City, died Randy Weston, an American jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : at Tri-C JazzFest 2009 . African Rhythms . Dakota Jazz Club (2008) . Tribute to Freddie Hubbard . w/ Max Roach – Well you needn’t (1999) . w/ Robin Kenyatta – Live In Spain (1990) 1/2 . w/ Robin Kenyatta – Live In Spain (1990) 2/2 . Hi-Fly (1980) . at Thelonious Monk (2009)…

Abbey Lincoln records ‘Straight Ahead’ with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins & Max Roach (1961)

Abbey Lincoln's 'Straight Ahead' is an album recorded on February 22, 1961 with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach and others and released the same year by Candid.Track Listing : 1.Straight Ahead (Abbey Lincoln, Earl Baker, Mal Waldron)- 05:24 . 2.When Malindy Sings (Oscar Brown, Paul Lawrence Dunbar)- 04:05 . 3.In The Red (Chips Bayen, Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach)- 08:32 . 4.Blue Monk (Abbey…

Happy Birthday David Murray. ‘One More Circle’

This day (February 19, 1955), in Oakland, California, is born David Murray, an American musician who plays mainly tenor saxophone and sometimes bass clarinet.Tracklist : w/ Saul Williams - Citizens (2018) . w/ Hamid Drake (2017) . w/ Lydian Sound Orchestra (2015) . @ Jamboree Jazz Club (2014) . w/ Cuban Ensemble - At The Nyc Winter Jazz Fest (2012) . w/ James Blood Ulmer - Blues Big Band…

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 07/52

Omar Sosa, Brad Mehldau, Tigran Hamasyan, Monty Alexander, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Chick Corea, Randy Weston, Dave Brubeck . Thelonious Monk, Earl Hines, George Shearing, Eubie BlakeThey are the "Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)" performers selected among the 283 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Omar Sosa . @ Moody Jazz Cafè…

Betty Carter records the album : ‘Finally’ live in New York City (1969)

Betty Carter's 'Finally' is a live album recorded on December 6, 1969 in New York City and released in 1975 By Roulette.Track Listing : 1.Medley - 08:25 . - Seems Like Old Times (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) . - I Remember You/Remember (Irving Berlin) . 2.Blue Moon (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 02:03 . 3.The Sun Died (Ray Charles, Hubert Giraud, Anne Gregory) - 05:29 . 4.I Only Have…

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…

This week In Jazz Legends 35/52

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius, Miles Davis, Sun Ra . John Zorn, Dexter GordonThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 344 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

We remember Max Roach. ‘Smart Max’

This day (August 16, 2007), in Manhattan, New York, died Max Roach, an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.Digest Tracklist : The Third Eye . W/ Randy Weston Duo (Ii) - Well You Needn'T (1999) . Live In Israel . W/ Dizzy Gillespie – Manteca . Big Sid / It’S Time . w/ Abbey Lincoln - Driva Man (1964) . Drum Solo . w/ Art Blakey & Elvin Jones - Battle . Tracklist : January V .…

Eric Dolphy records his second album as leader : ‘Out There’ (1960)

Eric Dolphy's 'Out There' is his second album as band leader, recorded on August 15, 1960 and released the same year by New Jazz.Track Listing : 1.Out There (Eric Dolphy, Charles Mingus) - 06:55 . 2.Serene (Eric Dolphy) - 07:01 . 3.The Baron (Eric Dolphy) - 02:57 . 4.Eclipse (Charles Mingus) - 02:45 . 5.17 West (Eric Dolphy) - 04:50 . 6.Sketch Of Melba (Randy Weston) - 04:40 . 7.Feathers (Hale…

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 .…

Caravaning

From 'Caravan' to 'Midnight At The Oasis' , we have mixed 15 'Jazz, Latin and Arabic Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Deserts, Palmtreeese and Caravans'. It has Charlie Barnet, Hamid Baroudi, Barb Jungr, Celia Cruz Con La Sonora Matancera and many more.