Art Ensemble Of Chicago go to Budapest (1995)

February 14, 1995 - Art Ensemble of Chicago - that is Roscoe Mitchell (s), Lester Bowie (tp), Malachi Favors (b) and Don Moye (d) - plays at Petőfi Csarnok in the Budapest City Park, Hungary

Cecil Taylor sits in with the Art Ensemble Of Chicago (1984)

November 1, 1984 - the Art Ensemble of Chicago - that is Lester Bowie (tp), Roscoe Mitchell (s), Joseph Jarman (s), Malachi Favors (b) and Famoudou Don Moye (d,perc) - performs with pianist Cecil Taylor at the Theatre Musical in Paris, France <img src='//' alt='Cecil Taylor – Love for Sale' width='190' height='161'/>

The Art Ensemble Of Chicago are in Hamburg (1991)

October 18, 1991 - the Art Ensemble Of Chicago - that is Lester Bowie (tp), Roscoe Mitchell (reeds,fl,perc), Joseph Jarman (reeds,fl,perc), Malachi Favors (b) and Don Moye (d,perc) - is at Fabrik in Hamburg, Germany

The Art Ensemble of Chicago record ‘Fanfare for the Warriors’ for Atlantic Records (1973)

The Art Ensemble of Chicago's 'Fanfare for the Warriors' is an album recorded on September 6–8, 1973 with Lester Bowie, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Malachi Favors Maghostut and Don Moye along with Muhal Richard Abrams and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Illistrum (Malachi Favors Maghostut) - 08:17 . 2.Barnyard Scuffel Shuffel (Lester Bowie) - 05:12 . 3.Nonaah (Roscoe…

We remember Cecil Taylor. ‘Still Ahead Cecil’

This day ( April 5, 2018), in New York City, died Cecil Percival Tayloran American free jazz pianistDigest Tracklist : Perugia (2009) . Improvisation #1 (Excerpt) (2007) . Song 2 (2004) . w/ Max Roach - Duo (2000) . w/ Thurman Barker - Frankfurt (1995) . @ Jazz Ost-West Festival (1984) . w/ Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Live (1984) . Tracklist : Bemsha Swing . Rick Kick Shaw . Song . Azure . Steps .…

We remember Lester Bowie. ‘Lester, Seriously?’

This day (November 8, 1999), in New York, died Lester Bowie, an American jazz trumpet player composer, bandleader, member of the AACM and cofounder of the Art Ensemble of Chicago.Digest Tracklist : w/ Steel Band - Umbria Jazz Festival . w/ Brass Fantasy - Jazzfest Berlin'86 . w/ New York Organ'S Ensemble - Live (1994= . w/ Moussa 'Vieux' Kantè - Nightown Rotterdam1997 . The Art Ensemble Of…

This week In Jazz Legends 44/52

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman . Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich . Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil TaylorThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 340 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Lou…

Happy Birthday Herbie Hancock

This day (April 12, 1940 ), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Herbert Jeffrey Herbie Hancock, an American pianist, keyboardist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Actual Proof (Austin City Limits) . SoCal Connected (2014) . w/ Friends - Walkin (2012) . w/ Pink, Seal, India Arie - Imagine (2010) . w/ Christina Aguilera - A Song For You (2008) . w/ .Wynton Marsalis - Chicago. Part 2 (1981) . w/ Wayne…

Happy Birthday Henry Threadgill. ‘Henry Makes Another Move’

This day (February 15, 1944), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Henry Threadgill, an American saxophonist and flautist .Tracklist : With or Without Card (2019) . w/ Flea, Denardo Vibe @ Blues Connotation (2016) . w/ Zooid @ The Jazz Gallery, NYC (2013) . w/ Zooid - Jazzarium Fest (2011) . Playing It Unsafe Composer Journeys (1/2) . Playing It Unsafe Composer Journeys (2/2) . w/ Zooid @ Festival…

Happy Birthday Chris Potter

This day (January 1st, 1971), in Chicago, Illinois,, is born Chris Potter, an American jazz saxophonist, composer and multi-instrumentalist.Tracklist : w/ NYU Ensemble - Tangerine (2019) . w/ Dr Lonnie Smith Trio - @ Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (2018) . w/ Danilo Pérez, Avishai Cohen, Wycliffe Gordon, Ben Street & Adam Cruz (2017) . w/Ari Hoenig - @ Smalls Jazzcub (2015) .…

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…

Mercury publish The Ohio Players’ seventh album : ‘Honey’ featuring ‘Love Rollercoaster’ (1975)

The Ohio Players' 'Honey' is their seventh studio album released on August 16, 1975 by Mercury.Track Listing : 1.Honey (James Williams, Clarence Satchell, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce, William Beck) - 04:15 . 2.Fopp (James Williams, Clarence Satchell, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce, William Beck) - 03:45 . 3.Let'S Love (James…

World Wide Xmas

From 'Christmas In Jamaica' to 'A Spaceman Came Travelling' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz & World Music' tunes around the theme of 'Xmas Around The World'. It has Chacal Y Yakarta, Ensemble del Doppio bordone, MaryLee, Aaron Neville and many more.

I Wish I Could But I Can’t

From 'I Can't Stay Mad At You' to 'I Can't Get Started' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz, Soul, Blues,…' tunes around the theme of 'Things You Can't Do'. It has Skeeter Davis, Shirley Bassey, Jerry Lee Lewis, Connie McLean's Rythm Boys and many more.

Twenty Piano Men (and Women)

From 'Moten Swing' to 'The Beast', we have mixed 22 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Piano Players'. It has Hazell Scott, Mose Allison, Joe Sullivan, Bennie Moten and many more.