We remember Paul Motian. ‘In Motian’

This day (22 November 2011), in New York City, New York, died Paul Motian, an American jazz drummer, percussionist and composerDigest Tracklist : w/ The Electric Bebop Band - Morpio (2003) . It Should'Ve Happened A Long Time Ago (2005) .…

This week In Jazz Legends 47/52

Anita O'Day, Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, Weather Report, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Joshua Redman, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones , Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Desmond, Charlie Haden, Gary BurtonThey…

This week In Jazz Legends 46/52

Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Paquito D'Rivera, Tete Montoliu, Sonny Rollins, United Jazz and Rock Ensemble, Keith Jarrett, Paul Motian, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Phil Woods, Sheila Jordan, Benny Carter All Stars, Freddie Hubbard,…

The Gil Evans Orchestra rocks Poland (1976)

October 23, 1976 - The Gil Evans Orchestra with George Adams on sax is at "Jazz Jamboree" in Warsaw, Poland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Charlie-Haden-Land-of-the-Sun-RVJ-SMALL.jpg' alt='Charlie Haden -…

Playing With Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has duetted with a myriad of musicians of all genres and instruments. We have selected twelve of them. They are Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jim Hall, Ulf Wakenius, Charlie Haden, Joe…

Happy Birthday Pat Metheny. ‘Melting Pat’

This day (August 12, 1954,), in Lee's Summit, Missouri, is born Pat Metheny, American guitarist, leader of the Pat Metheny Group Digest Tracklist : Festival de la Guitarra (2018) . Kin - Live At The Five Angels Theater (2014) . And I…

Happy Birthday Keith Jarrett. ‘Keys Jarrett’

This day (May 8, 1945), in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is born Keith Jarrett, an American pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Georgia on My Mind (2018) . My Funny Valentine (1986) . @ Venice Jazz Festival (2013) . Solo, Tokyo (1984) . I…

We remember Billy Higgins. ‘Soldier Higgins’

This day (May 3, 2001), in Inglewood, California, died Billy Higgins, an American jazz drummer who played on over 700 recordings.Digest Tracklist : w/ Charles Lloyd - Forest Flower (1999) . Documentary (1996) . w/ Joshua Redman, Pat…

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…

We remember Michael Brecker. ‘Ace Brecker’

This day (January 13, 2007), in New York City, New York, died Michael Brecker, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Tracklist : Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (2003) . Delta City Blues (1998) . Peep (1990) . w/ Bill Evans, Ernie…