We wish ‘Gefeliciteerd!’ to Han Bennink. ‘Let It Bennink’

This day (April 17, 1942), in Zaandam, the Netherlands, is born Donald Hantopher 'Han' Bennink, a Dutch jazz drummer and percussionist.Digest Tracklist : w/ Uri Caine (2018) . w/ Terrie Ex (2016) . Desktop Drumming HEREZIE (2014) . Solo Improvisation At Bishopsgate Institute, London . Anton Goudsmit En Han Bennink Spelen Traps No. 1 (2009) . Cheltenham (2008) . w/ Trio Bbg (2006) . Live @…

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag! Peter Brötzmann. ‘Still Free After All These Years’

This day (March 6, 1941), in Remscheid, Germany, is born Peter Brötzmann, a German free jazz saxophonist and clarinetist.Tracklist : w/ Fred Lonberg-Holm - Memories of a Tunicate (2020) . Full Blast Citadelic ( 2019) . w/ Heather Leigh Wels (2016) . w/ Hans Bennink - Nou en !? (2014) . w/ Fred Lonberg-Holm, Paal Nilssen-Love, Masahiko Satoh, Akira Sakata - Brötzfest Shinjuku Pit Inn (2011) .…

The Globe Unity Orchestra serenades Berlin (1970)

November 7, 1970 - the Globe Unity Orchestra - that is Alexander von Schlippenbach (p, perc), Derek Bailey (el g), Heinz Sauer (ts, bs, as), Peter Brötzmann (ts, bs), Evan Parker (ts, ss), Gerd Dudek (ts, ss, fl), Michel Pilz (bcl, ss, fl), Kenny Wheeler (tp, flug), Bernard Vitet (tp), Tomasz Stanko (tp), Manfred Schoof (tp, flug), Albert Mangelsdorff (tb), Malcolm Griffith (tb), Paul Rutherford…

We remember Kenny Wheeler. ‘Seventy Two Plus Twelve’

This day (September 18, 2014), in London, died Kenneth Vincent John Wheeler a.k.a. Kenny Wheeler, a Canadian composer, trumpet and flugelhorn player.Digest Tracklist : w/ John Abercrombie – Hotel Le Hot (2008) . w/ Gordon Beck – Waltz For Debbie . w/ John Taylor Plus – in Budapest (1992) . Bbc Omnibus (1977) (1/2) . w/ Bob Brookmeyer – Island . w/ John Surman — Flashpoint (1969) . Tracklist :…

Jazz in Polish Cinema (Out of the Underground 1958-67)

A 4-CD box set of remastered original soundtracks by Krzysztof Komeda &Andrzej Trzaskowski including previously unissued and rare recordings remastered Jazz in Polish Cinema-Out of the 1958-67 Audio CD The remastered sound is very good. The thick, bound booklet is one of the best I've ever seen. This collection focuses on rare underground films from Poland after jazz was allowed to be heard…