Cecil Taylor records the album ‘Love for Sale’ for United Artists (1959)

Cecil Taylor's 'Love for Sale' is an album recorded on April 15, 1959 and released by United Artists.Track Listing : 1.Get Out Of Town (Cole Porter) - 09:12 . 2.I Love Paris (Cole Porter) - 05:11 . 3.Love For Sale (Cole Porter) - 08:15 . 4.Little Lees (A.K.A. Louise) (Cecil Tayor) - 09:04 . 5.Matie'S Trophies (A.K.A. Motystrophe Or Blues) (Cecil Tayor) - 010:13 . 6.Carol/Three Points (Cecil…

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 .…

Cecil Taylor Quintet visits Hamburg (1995)

November 12, 1995 - the Cecil Taylor Quintet - that is Cecil Taylor (p,voc), Harri Sjstrm (ss), Tristan Honsinger (cello), Thurman Barker (mar,perc) and Paul Lovens (d) - closes the 20th Jazz Festival at Fabrik in Hamburg, Germany More Info<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/B000006Q69.01_SL75_.jpg' alt='Cecil Taylor – Love for Sale' width='190' height='161'/>

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='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/B000006Q69.01_SL75_.jpg' alt='Cecil Taylor – Love for Sale' width='190' height='161'/>

Cecil Taylor backs a ballet in Berlin (1983)

October 30, 1983 - Cecil Taylor will perform in West Berlin with Jimmy Lyons (as, perc), Brenda Bakr (voc), William Parker (b), Rashid Bakr (d), Andre Martinez (d) plus ballet dancers Doretha Davidson, Leon Brown, Philip Bond and Pauline Zaguhei

Chucho Valdés records the album ‘Live at the Village Vanguard’ for Blue Note (1999)

Chucho Valdés' 'Live at the Village Vanguard' is an album recorded on April 9–10, 1999 and released on April 11, 2000 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Anabis (Chucho Valdés) - 09:44 . 2.Son Xxi (Para Pia) (Enrique Ubieta) - 05:27 . 3.Punto Cubano (Chucho Valdés) - 06:18 . 4.My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 05:37 . 5.To Bud Powell (Chucho Valdés) - 10:45 . 6.Drume Negrita (Eliseo…

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…

Charles Mingus records ‘Mingus Moves’ for Atlantic (1973)

Charles Mingus' 'Mingus Moves' is an album (and one of his late works) recorded on October 29 – 31, 1973 and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Canon (Charles Mingus) - 05:28 . 2.Opus 4 (Charles Mingus) - 06:39 . 3.Moves (Doug Hammond) - 03:43 . 4.Wee (Denzil Best) - 08:57 . 5.Flowers For A Lady (George Adams)– 6:44 . 6.Newcomer (Don Pullen) - 07:13 . 7.Opus 3 (Charles Mingus)…

Happy Birthday Joseph Bowie. ‘Living Defunkt’

This day (October 17, 1953), in St Louis, Missouri, is born Joseph Bowie, an American bandleader, trombonist, and founder of the seminal jazz fusion band, Defunkt. Digest Tracklist : Defunkt – @ Reigen, Vienna (2019) . Defunkt – @ Piano Dortmund (2018) . w/ Seven Eleven – Gimme the Funk (2015) . w/ Saskia Laroo band – @ Paradiso Amsterdam (2014) . Defunkt Millenium – Believing In Love (2012) .…

Horace Silver records ‘Blowin’ the Blues Away’ for Blue Note (1959)

Horace Silver's'Blowin' the Blues Away' is an album recorded on August 29-30 & September 13, 1959 with Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor and Louis Hayes and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Blowin' The Blues Away (Horace Silver) - 04:44 . 2.The St. Vitus Dance (Horace Silver) - 04:09 . 3.Break City (Horace Silver) - 04:57 . 4.Peace (Horace Silver) - 06:02 . 5.Sister…

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 .…

Frank Zappa releases his second solo album : ‘Hot Rats’ featuring ‘Peaches en Regalia’ (1969)

Frank Zappa's 'Hot Rats' is his second solo (and his first after the dissolution of the Mothers of Invention) album recorded from July 18 till August 30, 1969 and released on October 10, 1969 by Bizarre/Reprise. Track listing : 1.Peaches en Regalia (Frank Zappa) - 03:38 . 2.Willie the Pimp (Frank Zappa) - 09:21 . 3.Son of Mr. Green Genes (Frank Zappa) - 08:58 . 4.Little Umbrellas (Frank Zappa) -…

Jazzin’Around The Nearness of You

Starting and ending with Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington's composition 'The nearness of you', we have mixed 18 'Old Fashion and Mellow Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington'. It has Vanya Borges, Mary Stallings, Peggy Lee, Archie Shepp and many more.

Jazzin’Around Brilliant Corners

From 'Bemsha Swing' to 'Bemsha Swing' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Thelonious Monk'. It has Lennie Tristano, Kenny Dorham, Art Pepper, Kronos Quartet & Ron Carter and many more.

Playing Mr Ed

From 'Azure' to 'Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Duke Ellington'. It has Stan Getz, James Newton, Yusef Lateef , Cecil Taylor and many more.

Thad Jones & Mel Lewis bring their big band to Norway (1974)

June 26, 1974 - Thad Jones on flugelhorn and Mel Lewis on drums plus trumpeters Jon Faddis, Steve Furtado, Jim Bossy, Cecil Bridgewater, trombonists Jimmy Knepper, Billy Campbell, Quentin 'Butter' Jackson, Dave Taylor, reedmen Jerry Dodgion, Ed Xiques, Billy Harper, Ron Bridgewater, Pepper Adams, pianist Walter Norris and bassist George Mraz will be on stage at Kongsberg Jazz Festival in Norway

Arturo Sandoval releases ‘Trumpet Evolution’ (2003)

Arturo Sandoval's 'Trumpet Evolution' is an album ('a journey through the great trumpeters from jazz's and orchestral music's past') released on May 6, 2003 by Crescent Moon/Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dipper Mouth Blues (King Oliver) - 02:15 . 2.When It'S Sleepy Time Down South (Clarence Muse, Otis Rene, Leon René) - 03:02 . 3.At The Jazz Band Ball (Edwin Bransford "Daddy" Edwards, Edwin Edwards,…

Atlantic publish ‘Manassas,’ Stephen Stills Manassas’ debut double album (1972)

'Manassas' is their eponymous debut double album produced by members Stephen Stills, Chris Hillman and Dallas Taylor and released on April 12, 1972 by AtlanticTrack Listing : 1.Song Of Love (Stephen Stills) - 03:28 . 2.Medley - 03:34 . - Rock & Roll Crazies (Stephen Stills, Dallas Taylor) . - Cuban Bluegrass (Stephen Stills, Joe Lala) . 3.Jet Set (Stephen Stills) - 04:25 . 4.Anyway…

Warner Bros. publish George Benson’s album : ’20/20′ (1985)

George Benson's '20/20' is a studio album released on January 7, 1985 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.No One Emotion (Tommy Keane, Clif Magness, Mark Mueller) - 03:55 . 2.Please Don'T Walk Away (James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather) - 03:51 . 3.I Just Wanna Hang Around You (Danny Sembello, Michael Sembello) - 04:41 . 4.Nothing'S Gonna Change My Love For You (Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser) - 04:04…

Geffen Records publish Mary J. Blige’s seventh album : ‘The Breakthrough’ (2005)

Mary J. Blige's 'The Breakthrough' is her seventh studio album released on December 20, 2005 by Geffen Records.Track Listing : 1.No One Will Do (Erik Ortiz, Kevin Crowe, Clifford Brown Iii, Dave Young, Bunny Sigler) - 04:46 . 2.Enough Cryin (Mary J. Blige, Rodney Jerkins, Sean Garrett, Shawn Carter) - 04:20 . 3.About You (Mary J. Blige, William Adams, Keith Harris, Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse)…

United Artists publish Bobby Womack’s album ‘Communication’ featuring ‘That’s The Way I Feel About Cha’ (1971)

Bobby Womack's, 'Communication' is an album (including the hit 'That's The Way I Feel About Cha') released on September 15, 1971 by United Artists Records.Track Listing : 1.Communication (Bobby Womack) - 04:30 . 2.Come L'Amore (Bob Hilliard, Leon Ware) - 03:00 . 3.Fire And Rain (James Taylor) - 04:30 . 4.(If You Don'T Want My Love) - 0Give It Back (Bobby Womack) - 02:50 . 5.Medley:…

The Isley Brothers release their eleventh album : ‘3 + 3’ (1973)

The Isley Brothers' '3 + 3' is their eleventh album (the first to officially include younger brothers Ernie and Marvin and in-law Chris Jasper), released on August 7, 1973.Track Listing : 1.That Lady (The Isley Brothers) - 05:35 . 2.Don'T Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor) - 04:00 . 3.If You Were There (The Isley Brothers) - 03:22 . 4.You Walk Your Way (The Isley Brothers) - 03:08 .…

Happy Birthday Jon Faddis. ‘The Dizzyple’

This day (July 24, 1953), in Oakland, California, is born Jon Faddis, an American jazz trumpet player and conductor.Digest Tracklist : w/ Barcelona Jazz Orquestra - Groovin' For Nat (2020) . w/ Melissa Aldana - New picture (2017) . I Can't Get Started (2013) . Autumn Leaves . Con Alma . Sophisticated Lady (1999) . w/ the Michel Camilo New York Big Band - Not Yet . Dizzy Gillespie & Friends…