Ornette Coleman records ‘Change of the Century’ with Don Cherry, Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins (1959)

Ornette Coleman's 'Change of the Century' is his fourth studio album recorded on October 8 and 9, 1959, with Don Cherry, Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins and released In June 1960 By Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Ramblin' (Ornette Coleman) - 06:39 . 2.Free (Ornette Coleman) - 06:24 . 3.The Face Of The Bass (Ornette Coleman) - 06:59 . 4.Forerunner (Ornette Coleman) - 05:16 . 5.Bird Food (Ornette…

Charlie Haden release’s ‘The Art of the Song’ recorded with vocalists Bill Henderson and Shirley Horn (1999)

Charlie Haden's 'The Art of the Song' is an album with his Quartet West, featuring vocalists Bill Henderson and Shirley Horn and released on July 27, 1999.(Source Charlie Haden's 'The Art of the Song' | The Art of the Song | Charlie Haden - Legendary Artist)All About Jazz Instrumentally, Ernie Watts (why doesn’t he sound this good on his own records?) provides a number of sensuous solos.…

Charlie Haden brings The New Liberation Orchestra to North Sea Jazz (1985)

July 14, 1985 - bassist Charlie Haden and The New Liberation Orchestra - that is Amina Claudine Meyers (p), Bakita Carrol (tp), Valle Nickelborg (tp), James Pepper (s), Dewey Redman (ts), Ken McIntire (as), Greg Harris (tb), Bob Stewart (tuba), Sharon Freeman (french horn), Paul Motian (d), Mick Goodrick (g) - will be on stage at "North Sea Jazz Festival" in The Hague, The Netherlands

Keith Jarrett records ‘The Mourning of a Star’ with Charlie Haden and Paul Motian (1971)

Keith Jarrett's 'The Mourning of a Star' is an album recorded on July 8, 9, 16 and August 23, 1971 with Charlie Haden and Paul Motian and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Follow The Crooked Path (Though It Be Longer) (Keith Jarrett) - 06:15 . 2.Interlude No. 3 (Keith Jarrett) - 01:15 . 3.Standing Outside (Keith Jarrett) - 03:22 . 4.Everything That Lives Laments (Keith Jarrett)…

Charlie Haden records ‘In Angel City’ with Quartet West (1988)

In Angel City' by Charlie Haden's Quartet West is an album recorded on May 30-June 1, 1988.1 . First Song (w/ Quartet West) 2 . First Song (w/ Pat Metheny) Track Listing : 1.Sunday At The Hillcrest (Charlie Haden) - 06:21 . 2.First Song (Charlie Haden) - 06:57 . 3.The Red Wind (Pat Metheny) - 04:55 . 4.Blue In Green (Miles Davis, Bill Evans) - 07:16 . 5.Alpha (Ornette Coleman) - 06:27 . 6.Live…

Keith Jarrett records ‘Treasure Island’ with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian & Danny Johnson (1974)

Keith Jarrett's 'Treasure Island' is his second album recorded on February 27-28, 1974 with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian & Danny Johnson and released the same year by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.The Rich (And The Poor) (Keith Jarrett) - 09:24 . 2.Blue Streak (Keith Jarrett) - 02:35 . 3.Fullsuvollivus (Fools Of All Of Us) (Keith Jarrett) - 06:29 . 4.Treasure Island (Keith Jarrett)…

Keith Jarrett records ‘Fort Yawuh’ with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian & Danny Johnson (1973)

Keith Jarrett's 'Fort Yawuh' is an album recorded on February 24, 1973 at the Village Vanguard, with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian and Danny Johnson and released the same year In 1973 by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.(If The) Misfits (Wear It) (Keith Jarrett) - 13:15 . 2.Fort Yawuh (Keith Jarrett) - 18:22 . 3.De Drums (Keith Jarrett) - 12:10 . 4.Still Life, Still Life (Keith Jarrett) -…

Charlie Haden records ‘Quartet West,’ an album for Verve (1986)

Charlie Haden's 'Quartet West' is an album recorded on December 22 and 23, 1986 and released in 1987 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Hermitage (Pat Metheny) - 07:59 . 2.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 06:19 . 3.The Good Life (Ornette Coleman) - 04:39 . 4.In The Moment (Charlie Haden) - 06:06 . 5.Bay City (Charlie Haden) - 06:46 . 6.My Foolish Heart (Ned…

Charlie Haden records with Gonzalo Rubalcaba ‘Land of the Sun’ for Verve (2004)

Charlie Haden's 'Land of the Sun' is an album recorded on December 19–22, 2003 with Gonzalo Rubalcaba and released on August 31, 2004 By Verve.Track Listing : 1.Fuiste Tú (It Was You) (José Sabre Marroquín, Criz Sabre) - 06:17 . 2.Sueño Sólo Con Tu Amor (I Only Dream Of Your Love) (José Sabre Marroquín, Criz Sabre) - 05:08 . 3.Canción De Cuna A Patricia (Lullaby For Patricia) (José Sabre…

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, Pat Metheny

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, John Zorn, Masada, Miles Davis, Sam Rivers, Charles Mingus

This week In Jazz Legends 33/52 (special collaborations)

Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros, Wynton Marsalis, Stevie Wonder, Chick Corea, Charlie Haden, Kenny Barron, Oscar Peterson, Clark Terry, Mel Torme, George Shearing, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland, Brian Blade, Dave Liebman, Antonio Faraò, Christian McBride, John Scofield, Antonio Sanchez, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ruby Braff, Bill Frisell, Thomas Morgan, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Mike Stern,…

Playing With Pat Metheny

Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jim Hall, Ulf Wakenius, Charlie Haden, Joe Diorio, Lyle Mays, Dominic Miller, Brad Mehldau, Gary Burton, Herbie Hancock, John Scofield, Esbjörn Svensson.

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 composerTracklist : 1 . w/ The Electric Bebop Band – Morpio (2003) 2 . It Should’Ve Happened A Long Time Ago (2005) 3 . Stella By Starlight (1995) 4 . w/ Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra – Live In Berlin (1983) 5 . w/ Keith Jarrett, Charlie Haden – Live In Germany (1973)…

Happy Birthday Fred Hersch. ‘Individualistic Beauty’

This day (October 21, 1955), in Cincinnati, Ohio, is born Fred Hersch, a contemporary American jazz pianist.Tracklist : 1 . Round Midnight (2021) 2 . Wichita Lineman (2020) 3 . Piano Solo (2019) 4 . And So It Goes 5 . Doxy (2017) 6 . Both Sides Now (2016) 7 . @ Chicago Jazz Festival (2015) 8 . The Song is You (2013) 9 . For No One (2012) 10 . In Walked Bud (2010) 11 . Mood Indigo (2002) 12 . w/…

We remember Ginger Baker. ‘The Fabulous Baker Boy’

This day (October 6, 2019), in Canterbury, England, died Peter Edward Baker a.k.a Ginger Baker, an English drummer, known for his work with Cream and Blind Faith.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Afro Collection 2 . w/ Pee Wee Ellis Alec Dankworth Abass Dodoo - @ Jazz Café (2018) 3 . w/ Pee Wee Ellis - Jazz Confusion (2015) 4 . Aiko Biaye (2014) 5 . w/ Steve Winwood - 70th Birthday (2010) 6 . Cream - Toad…

Ornette Coleman starts the recording of ‘Science Fiction,’ an album for Columbia (1971)

Ornette Coleman's 'Science Fiction' is an album Recorded on September 9, 10 & October 13, 1971 and released in 1972 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.What Reason Could I Give? (Ornette Coleman) - 03:06 . 2.Civilization Day (Ornette Coleman) - 06:04 . 3.Street Woman (Ornette Coleman) - 04:50 . 4.Science Fiction (Ornette Coleman) - 05:03 . 5.Rock The Clock (Ornette Coleman) - 03:16 . 6.All My Life…

Atlantic publish Ornette Coleman’s fifth album : ‘This Is Our Music’ recorded with Don Cherry et al (1960)

Ornette Coleman's 'This Is Our Music' is his fifth album recorded on July 19 & 26 and August 2, 1960 and released In February 1961 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Blues Connotation (Ornette Coleman) - 05:16 . 2.Beauty Is A Rare Thing (Ornette Coleman) - 07:13 . 3.Kaleidoscope (Ornette Coleman) - 06:36 . 1.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 04:54 . 2.Poise (Ornette Coleman) -…

Gonzalo Rubalcaba records ‘Discovery: Live at Montreux’ at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1990)

Gonzalo Rubalcaba's 'Discovery: Live at Montreux' is an album recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival on July 15, 1990, with Charlie Haden and Paul Motian and released on March 30, 1991 by Blue Note.1 . Joao Track Listing : 1.Well, You Needn'T (Thelonious Monk) - 08:47 . 2.Velas (Gonzalo Rubalcaba) - 00:00 . 3.Prologo Comienzo (Gonzalo Rubalcaba) - 05:09 . 4.First Song (Charlie Haden) - 09:40 .…

Joe Lovano records ‘Universal Language’ for Blue Note (1992)

Joe Lovano's 'Universal Language' is an album recorded on June 26–28, 1992 and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . 1993, Luna Park 2 . Feb19 2011 Track Listing : 1.Luna Park (Joe Lovano) - 05:09 . 2.Sculpture (Joe Lovano) - 09:04 . 3.Josie And Rosie (Joe Lovano) - 06:48 . 4.This Is Always (Harry Warren) - 05:13 . 5.Worship (Joe Lovano) - 04:55 . 6.Cleveland Circle (Joe Lovano) - 04:58 .…

Michael Brecker releases his seventh album ‘Nearness of You: The Ballad Book’ recorded with Herbie Hancock and Pat Metheny (2001)

Michael Brecker's 'Nearness of You: The Ballad Book' is his seventh studio album recorded with Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny , Charlie Haden and Jack DeJohnette and released on June 19, 2001 by Verve.1 . Chans Song (w/ Rembrandt) 2 . My Ship (w/ Herbie Hancok & Roy Hargrove) 3 . Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (w/ Nils Landgren and friends) Track Listing : 1.Chan'S Song (Herbie Hancock) -…

Beck releases his second official album : ‘Odelay’ featuring ‘Where It’s At’ (1996)

Beck's 'Odelay' feat. 'Where It's At' is his second official studio album, originally released on June 18, 1996 by Dgc.1 . Devils Haircut (Official Video) 2 . Devils Haircut (2 Meter Sessions) 3 . Devil's Haircut (Later With Jools Holland, 1997) 4 . Hotwax (San Francisco, Treasure Island Music Festival 2013) 5 . The New Pollution (Official Video) 6 . The New Pollution (Official Video) 7 . The New…

We remember Ornette Coleman. ‘Ornette, What Else?’

This day (June 11, 2015), in New-York City, died Ornette Coleman, an American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter, composer and one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement.Tracklist : 1 . At North Sea Jazz (2010) 2 . J.S. Bach (2010) 3 . Lonely Woman (2008) 4 . w/ Prime Time - Latin Genetics 5 . w/ Prime Time - Stadtgarten Cologne (1987) 6 . In Germany (1978 ) 7 . In Roma (1974)…

Douglas Records publish John McLaughlin’s ‘My Goal’s Beyond,’ his third solo album (1971)

John McLaughlin's 'My Goal's Beyond' is his third solo album dedicated to Indian guru Sri Chinmoy, his spiritual leade aAnd released in June 1971 by Douglas Records. 1 . Goodbye, Pork Pie Hat 2 . Goodbye, Pork Pie Hat (w/ Jonas Hellborg) 3 . Blue In Green 4 . Blue In Green (Chicago) Track Listing : 1.Peace One (John Mclaughlin) - 07:18 . 2.Peace Two (John Mclaughlin) - 12:15 . 3.Goodbye Pork…

Happy Birthday Gonzalo Rubalcaba. ‘Rubalcaba De Cuba’

This day (May 27, 1963), in Havana, Cuba, is born Gonzalo Rubalcaba, a Grammy Award-winning Cuban jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Joy, Joie (2019) . Gitaneria (2018) . w/ Anna Maria Jopek - Twe Usta Klamia (2017) . Volcan Trio (2016) . Joao (2014) . Supernova (2012) . Promenade (1999) . Agua De Beber (1995) . Giant Steps (1992) . & Chick Corea – Inprovisation (1991) . Autumn…

Ornette Coleman records ‘The Shape of Jazz to Come,’ his third album featuring ‘Lonely Woman’ (1959)

Ornette Coleman's 'The Shape of Jazz to Come' is his third album recorded on May 22, 1959 and released in October 1959 By Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Lonely Woman (Ornette Coleman) - 04:59 . 2.Eventually (Ornette Coleman) - 04:20 . 3.Peace (Ornette Coleman) - 09:04 . 4.Focus On Sanity (Ornette Coleman) - 06:50 . 5.Congeniality (Ornette Coleman) - 06:41 . 6.Chronology (Ornette Coleman) - 06:05…

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.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Charles Lloyd – Forest Flower (1999) 2 . w/ Joshua Redman, Pat Metheny & Christian mcBride (1993) 3 . w/ Tete Montoliu Trio – Lament (1990) 4 . w/ Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden – Lonely Woman (1986) 5 . w/ Freddie Hubbard & Johnny Griffin – Well…

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…

Al Di Meola releases ‘Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody’ recorded with World Sinfonia (2011)

Al Di Meola's 'Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody' is an album recorded with World Sinfonia and released on March 15, 2011 by Concord. Track Listing : 1.Siberiana (Al Di Meola) - 08:30 . 2.Paramour'S Lullaby (Al Di Meola) - 07:47 . 3.Mawazine, Pt. 1 (Al Di Meola) - 02:09 . 4.Michelangelo'S 7Th Child (Al Di Meola) - 07:33 . 5.Gumbiero (Al Di Meola) - 06:19 . 6.Brave New World (Al Di Meola) - 01:54 .…

John Coltrane finishes the recording of ‘Infinity,’ an album for Impulse! (1966)

John Coltrane's 'Infinity' is a posthumous album recorded on June 16 & September 22, 1965 and February 2, 1966, featuring overdubs with strings added by Alice Coltrane and released in September 1972 by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Peace On Earth (John Coltrane) - 08:33 . 2.Living Space (John Coltrane) - 10:28 . 3.Joy (John Coltrane) - 07:54 . 4.Leo (John Coltrane) - 09:52 Musicians : John…

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 Watts, Stanley Turrentine - Four Sleepers / Pools (1989) . w/ Pat Metheny - Song For Bilbao . Choral (1983) . w/ Ben Sidran - Someday My Prince Will Come (1978) .…

Ornette Coleman records his sixth album : ‘Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation’ for Atlantic Records (1960)

Ornette Coleman's 'Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation' is his sixth album recorded on December 21, 1960 September 1961 and released by Atlantic Records.Track Listing : 1.Free Jazz (Part One) (Ornette Coleman) - 19:55 . 2.Free Jazz (Part Two) (Ornette Coleman) - 16:28Musicians : Don Cherry — Pocket Trumpet . Scott Lafaro — Bass . Billy Higgins — Drums . Eric Dolphy — Bass Clarinet . Freddie…

Pat Metheny and Ornette Coleman record together ‘Song X’ for Geffen (1985)

'Song X' by Pat Metheny & Ornette Coleman is a collaborative studio free jazz album recorded on December 12–14, 1985 and released In June 1986 By Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Song X (Ornette Coleman) - 05:38 . 2.Mob Job (Ornette Coleman) - 04:13 . 3.Endangered Species (Ornette Coleman, Pat Metheny) - 13:19 . 4.Video Games (Ornette Coleman) - 05:21 . 5.Kathelin Gray (Ornette Coleman, Pat…

Stoned

From 'Let's Go Get Stoned' to 'Queen Of Diamonds', we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Stones'. It has Muddy Waters, Janis Joplin, Dinah Washington, John Scofield and many more.

Jazzin’Around Pork Pie Hat

Starting and ending with Charles Mingus's composition 'Goodbye Pork Pie Hat', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Charles Mingus'. It has Charlie Haden, Count Basie, Charlie Haden, Billie Holiday & Louis Armstrong and many more.

Jazzin’Around The Shape of Jazz to Come

Starting and ending with Ornette Coleman's composition 'Lonely Woman', we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Ornette Coleman'. It has Chet Baker, Lyambiko, Charles Mingus, Jimmy Rodgers and many more.

Jazz Dancing

From 'Unsquare Dance' to 'Carribean Fire Dance' , we have mixed 14 'Swing' tunes around the theme of 'Dancing with Jazz'. It has Ray Barretto, Nat Adderley, Donal Byrd, Joe Henderson and many more.

A Match Made In Blues Heaven

From 'God don't like it' to 'Devil Is Watching You', we have mixed 16 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'God vs Devil, Good vs Evil'. It has Blind Gary Davis, Meade Lux Lewis, Muddy Waters, Reverend Utah Smith and many more.