VSOP II are at Montreux Jazz (1983)

July 23, 1983 - VSOP II featuring Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams is on stage at at "Montreux Jazz Festival", Switzerland

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

V.S.O.P. featuring Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Tony Williams, Ron Carter and Wayne Shorter record ‘The Quintet’ (1977)

V.S.O.P's 'The Quintet' is an album featuring Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Tony Williams, Ron Carter and Wayne Shorter and recorded on July 16 & 18, 1977 and released in October 1977 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.One Of A Kind (Freddie Hubbard) - 09:27 . 2.Third Plane (Ron Carter) - 07:19 . 3.Jessica (Herbie Hancock ) - 07:02 . 4.Lawra (Tony Williams) - 09:43 . 5.Darts (Herbie Hancock )…

Herbie Hancock records ‘V.S.O.P.’ at Newport Jazz Festival (1976)

Herbie Hancock's 'V.S.O.P.' is a live album recorded at Newport Jazz Festival, New York on June 29, 1976 and released in April 1977 by Columbia..1 . Eye Of The Hurricane 2 . Hang Up Your Hangups (1979) 3 . Paul Jackson bass w/ Herbie Hancock (Live, 1979) Track Listing : 1.Piano Introduction - 04:33 . 2.Maiden Voyage (Herbie Hancock) - 13:18 . 3.Nefertiti (Wayne Shorter) - 05:17 . 4.Introduction…

Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

This day (May 4, 1937), in Ferndale, Michigan, is born Ron Carter, an American jazz double-bassist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Al Foster & Eli Degibri - United Blues (2019) . Foursight (2018) . You Are My Sunshine (2015) . Golden Striker Trio (2013) . My Funny Valentine (2011) . Dear Miles (2010) . w/ Helen Sung - First Trip (2009) . Autumn Leaves (2006) . Little Walts (1990) . w/ Bobby…

Four 80s Concerts with Herbie Hancock

To celebrate Herbie Hancock, who turns 82 today - Happy Birthday BTW - we have put together four of his Eighties (and acoustic) concerts (Tokyo, Lugano, Munich and Hambourg).

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon 'Tony' Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2 Solos Tribute To Miles Davis (1992 ) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter - So What . w/ Dizzy,Mccoy Tyner,Ron Carter & Freddie…

This week In Jazz Legends 08/52

Cassandra Wilson, David Murray, Lambert, Hendricks and Bavan, Blue Note All Stars, Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock Quintet VSOP, Benny Carter, Larry Coryell, Larry Carlton, John Abercrombie, John Scofield, Tal Farlow, Clark Terry, Steve Gadd, Dinah WashingtonThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 297 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

Happy Birthday Branford Marsalis. ‘Brother Branford’

This day (August 26, 1960), in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, is born Branford Marsalis, an American saxophonist, composer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Cianna (2019) . w/ Terence Blanchard – @ Ellis Marsalis Center for music in New Orleans (2017) . w/ Kurt Elling – Upward Spiral (2016) . Solo (2015) . Branford Marsalis & Chrisian Mcbride – In The Crease (2010) . Samo (2009) . Marsalis Family…