This week In Jazz Legends 39/52

Jean Luc Ponty, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, The Crusaders, Tom Jobim, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Ralph Towner, Gary Peacock, Baden Powell, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Astor Piazzolla, Gerry Mulligan, Clark Terry, Phil Woods

Jean-Luc Ponty’s Turning Point

The end of the Sixties and the beginning of the Seventies mark the real start of Jean-Luc Ponty's international stardom.

Hooking up with 23 years old George Duke.

Recording his own "King Kong: Jean-Luc Ponty Plays the Music of Frank Zappa" album.

Recording the "Open Strings" album in Germany with Philip Catherine and Joachim Kühn.

Relocating to Los Angeles with family. Embarking on various tours with Zappa and his own band.

Not to mention his violin parts on Elton John's "Honky Chateau" and growing a beard.

Track Listing Video :

1.The Loner (Jean-Luc Ponty Quartet) - 06:04 . 2.King Kong (The Mothers Of Invention) - 13:43 . 3.Circles (Jean Luc Ponty) - 18:32 . 4.How Would You Like To Have A Head Like That (Jean Luc Ponty) - 14:58 . 5.Amy (Elton John) - 04:02

Musicians :

Jean-Luc Ponty - Violin .…