Jackie McLean records ‘Right Now!’ an album for Blue Note (1965)

Jackie McLean's 'Right Now!' is an album recorded on January 29, 1965 and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Eco (Jackie Mclean) - 06:09 . 2.Poor Eric (Larry Willis) - 10:12 . 3.Christel'S Time (Larry Willis) - 10:34 . 4.Right Now (Charles Tolliver) - 09:29 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @ PinterestMusicians : Jackie Mclean - Alto Saxophone . Larry Willis - Piano .…

Miles Davis records ‘Dig’ with Jackie McLean, Sonny Rollins and Art Blakey for Prestige (1951)

Miles Davis 'Dig' is an album recorded on October 5, 1951 with Jackie McLean, Sonny Rollins and Art Blakey and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Dig (Miles Davis) - 07:33 . 2.It'S Only A Paper Moon (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, Billy Rose) - 05:23 . 3.Denial (Miles Davis) - 05:39 . 4.Bluing (Miles Davis) - 09:55 . 5.Out Of The Blue (Miles Davis) - 06:15 Musicians : Miles Davis…

Jackie McLean records the album ‘Destination… Out!’ for Blue Note (1963)

Jackie McLean's 'Destination... Out!' is an album recorded on September 20, 1963 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Love And Hate (Grachan Moncur Iii) - 08:25 . 2.Esoteric (Grachan Moncur Iii) - 09:02 . 3.Kahlil The Prophet (Jackie Mclean) - 10:23 . 4.Riff Raff (Grachan Moncur Iii) - 07:07 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @ PinterestMusicians : Jackie Mclean - Alto Saxophone . Grachan Moncur…

Lee Morgan records ‘Cornbread’ with Herbie Hancock, Billy Higgins, Jackie McLean, Hank Mobley and Larry Ridley (1965)

Lee Morgan's 'Cornbread' is an album recorded on September 18, 1965 with Herbie Hancock, Billy Higgins, Jackie McLean, Hank Mobley and Larry Ridley.Track Listing : 1.Cornbread (Lee Morgan) - 09:03 . 2.Our Man Higgins (Lee Morgan) - 08:54 . 3.Ceora (Lee Morgan) - 06:23 . 4.Ill Wind (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 07:59 . 5.Most Like Lee (Lee Morgan) - 06:49 Musicians : Lee Morgan – Trumpet .…

Miles Davis and Milt Jackson record ‘Quintet / Sextet’ with Jackie McLean (1955)

'Quintet / Sextet' by Miles Davis & Milt Jackson is a studio album recorded on August 5, 1955 with Jackie McLean and released in 1956 By Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jackle (Jackie Mclean) – 08:55 . 2.Bitty Ditty (Thad Jones) – 06:37 . 3.Minor March (Jackie Mclean) – 08:18 . 4.Changes (Ray Bryant) – 07:11 Musicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . Milt Jackson – Vibraphone . Jackie Mclean –…

Jackie McLean records ‘New Soil’ with trumpeter Donald Byrd (1959)

Jackie McLean's 'New Soil' is an album recorded on May 2, 1959 with Donald Byrd on trumpet and released rhe same year by Blue Note. .Track Listing : 1.Hip Strut (Jackie Mclean) - 11:20 . 2.Minor Apprehension (Jackie Mclean) - 07:34 . 3.Greasy (Walter Davis Jr.) - 07:25 . 4.Sweet Cakes (Walter Davis Jr.) - 06:46 . 5.Davis Cup (Walter Davis Jr.) - 05:26 Musicians : Jackie Mclean - Alto Saxophone .…

Jackie McLean records ‘One Step Beyond’ for Blue Note (1963)

Jackie McLean's 'One Step Beyond' is an album recorded on April 30, 1963 with a a vibraphone player in place of the pianist and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Saturday And Sunday (Jackie Mclea) - 10:30 . 2.Frankenstein (Grachan Moncur Iii) - 07:32 . 3.Blue Rondo (Jackie Mclea) - 04:52 . 4.Ghost Town (Grachan Moncur Iii) - 14:39 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @…

Jackie McLean records ‘Capuchin Swing’ for Blue Note (1960)

Jackie McLean"s 'Capuchin Swing' is an album recorded on April 17, 1960 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Francisco (Jackie Mclean) - 09:33 . 2.Just For Now (Walter Bishop, Jr.) - 07:33 . 3.Don'T Blame Me (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy Mchugh) - 04:24 . 4.Condition Blue (Jackie Mclean) - 08:13 . 5.Capuchin Swing (Jackie Mclean) - 06:10 . 6.On The Lion (Walter Bishop, Jr.) - 04:44 Francis WolffALSO…

We remember Jackie Mclean. ‘Jackie Left His Bag’

This day (March 31, 2006), in Hartford, Connecticut, died John Lenwood 'Jackie' McLean, an American jazz alto saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Round Midnight (2004) (1/2) . Round Midnight (2004) (2/2) . w/ Roy Hargrove - tribute to Charlie Parker (1992) . w/ Miles Davis and Friends - Jean-Pierre (1991) . w/ Sadao Watanabe - Confirmation (1988) . w/ Woody Shaw - Sonny's Crib (1986) . w/ McCoy…

This week In Jazz Legends 13/52

John Lewis, Chick Corea & Hiromi Uehara, Keith Jarrett, Terri Lynn Carrington, Diana Krall, Eliane Elias, Jimmy Smith, George Duke, Maynard Ferguson, Tete Montoliu & Jackie McLean, Michael Brecker, Gary Bartz

Miles Davis records with John Coltrane, ‘Milestones’ an album for Columbia (1958)

Miles Davis' 'Milestones' is a studio album recorded with John Coltrane on February 4 and March 4, 1958 and released in April 1958 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jekyll (Aka Dr. Jackle) (Jackie Mclean) - 05:47 . 2.Sid'S Ahead (Miles Davis) – 12:59 . 3.Two Bass Hit (John Lewis – Dizzy Gillespie) - 05:13 . 4.Milestones (Miles Davis) - 05:45. 5.Billy Boy (Traditional, Ahmad Jamal) - 07:14 .…

Charles Mingus records ‘Blues & Roots,’ an album for Atlantic (1959)

Charles Mingus' 'Blues & The Roots' is an album recorded on February 4, 1959 in New York City and released in March 1960 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (Charles Mingus) - 05:39 . 2.Cryin' Blues (Charles Mingus) - 04:58 . 3.Moanin' (Charles Mingus) - 08:01 . 4.Tensions (Charles Mingus) - 06:27 . 5.My Jelly Roll Soul (Charles Mingus) - 06:47 . 6.E'S Flat Ah'S Flat…

Charles Mingus records ‘Pithecanthropus Erectus,’ an album for Atlantic (1956)

Charles Mingus' 'Pithecanthropus Erectus' is an album recorded on January 30, 1956 and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Pithecanthropus Erectus (Charles Mingus) – 10:36 . 2.A Foggy Day (George Gershwin) – 07:50 . 3.Profile Of Jackie (Charles Mingus) – 03:11 . 4.Love Chant (Charles Mingus) – 14:59 Musicians : Charles Mingus – Bass . Jackie Mclean – Alto Saxophone . J. R.…

Dee Dee Bridgewater begins the recording of ‘Dear Ella,’ a tribute album to Ella Fitzgerald for Verve (1997)

Dee Dee Bridgewater's 'Dear Ella' is a studio album (in tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, who had died the previous year)recorded between January 29 and February 19, 1997 and released on September 30, 1997 by Verve. 1 . AT(isket, asket (1997, The Jazzfest Berlin)) 2 . Mack The Knife 3 . Undecided (w/ The Italian Big Band) 4 . Mr. Paganini (1997, The Jazzfest Berlin) 5 . Cotton Tail (1997, The Jazzfest…

Happy Birthday Lenny White. ‘Next of Skin’

This day (December 19, 1949), in New York City, is born Lenny White, an American jazz fusion drummer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Oz Noy Trio – @the Iridium (2018) 2 . w/ Cyrus Chestnut & Buster Williams (2016) 3 . Drum Solo – Jazz À Vienne (2011) 4 . w/ Jimmy Herring – Drum Boogie (2010) 5 . Anomaly 6 . Tribute To Miles Davis – at the Prague Castle 7 . Montreal Drum Festival (2008) 8 . w/ Victor…

We remember Roy Hargrove. ‘The Groove Factor’

This day (November 2, 2018), in Los Angeles, died Roy Hargrove, an American jazz trumpeter.Tracklist : 1 . The Seattle Vibe (2017) 2 . Washington DC (2014) 3 . Seoul Jazz Festival (2013) 4 . Roy Allen (2010) 5 . w/ The Rh-Factor - Rich Man's Welfare (2009) 6 . Strasbourg Saint Denis (2007) 7 . w/ The Rh-Factor, Renee Neufville - Forget Regret (2005) 8 . w/ Herbie Hancock's Headunters -…

Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took his Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany.The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties / Sixties line-ups : Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean. From the Eighties : Terence Blanchard and Donald Harrison.Benny…

Art Blakey celebrates his 70th birthday with an all-star band (1989)

October 9, 1989 - for his 70th birthday, Art Blakey has invited past members of the Jazz Messengers such as Freddie Hubbard, Terence Blanchard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean, Donald Harrison, Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Walter Davis, Jr., Buster Williams, Roy Haynes and Michelle Hendricks at Leverkusen Jazz Festival in Germany

Happy Birthday Sonny Rollins. ‘Still Rockin’Rollins’

This day (September 7, 1930), in New York City, is born Theodore Walter Sonny Rollins an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . There Will Never Be Another You (1965) 2 . St. Thomas 3 . Weaver Of Dreams (1959) 4 . My One And Only Love (1982) 5 . Dont Stop The Carnival (1973) 6 . @ North Sea Jazz Festival (2010 ) 7 . w/ Leonard Cohen – Who By Fire 8 . w/ Jim Hall – If I Would Ever Leave…

Miles Davis gathers with Friends in Paris (1991)

July 10, 1991 - Miles Davis and Friends - that is saxophonists Bill Evans, Kenny Garrett, Jackie McLean, Steve Grossman and Wayne Shorter; keyboardists Deron Johnson, Herbie Hancock and Joe Zawinul; pianist Chick Corea; guitarists John McLaughlin, John Scofield and Joe "Foley" McCreary, bassists Dave Holland, Darryl Jones and Richard Patterson; drummers Al Foster and Ricky Wellman - will perform…

Miles Davis records ‘Round About Midnight’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1956)

Miles Davis' 'Round About Midnight' is an album recorded on October 26, 1955; June 5 and September 10, 1956 and released on March 18, 1957 by Columbia.1 . Round About Midnight (1967) 2 . Round Midnight ( La Pinède, Juan-les-Pins, France - July 25, 1969) Track listing . 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 06:00 . 2.Ah-Leu-Cha (Charlie Parker) - 05:55 . 3.All of You (Cole…

We remember Woody Shaw. ‘Shaw Time’

This day (May 10, 1989), in Bellevue Hospital, New York City, died Woody Shaw, an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and cornetist.Digest Tracklist : w/ Herbie Hancock & Art Blakey - A Night in Tunisia (1987) . w/ Mal Waldron Quintet – Solo (1986) . Bemsha Swing (1986) . w/ Jackie McLean - Appointment In Ghana (1985) . Time is Right (1983) . Seventh Avenue (1979) . Rosewood (1979) .…

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…

Happy Birthday Terence Blanchard. ‘Terence Scores 50 something’

This day (March 13, 1962), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Terence Blanchard, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader and film score composer.Tracklist : @ Trumpet Days at Jazz Dock (2019) . Levees (2017) . NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert (2015) . Plays From The Album Choices, . Footprints (2010) . w/ Metropole Orkest - North Sea Jazz (2007) . w/ Poncho Sanchez - Epk . Perugia (1994) . Tribute To…

Happy Birthday Roy Haynes. ‘Vive Le Roy’

This day (March 13, 1925 ), in Boston, Massachusetts, is born Roy Owen Haynes, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : w/ David Kikoski (2019) . The 7-Decade Career of Drummer Roy Haynes (2018) . w/ The Fountain Of Youth Quartet - At Dizzy'S Club (2011) . Interview . Various (2009) . w/ Chick Corea - Duet (2009) . w/ Pat Metheny, Dave Holland - How Insensitive (1992) . Red Rodney All Stars - At…

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon 'Tony' Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2 Solos Tribute To Miles Davis (1992 ) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter - So What . w/ Dizzy,Mccoy Tyner,Ron Carter & Freddie…

Art Blakey records ‘Drum Suite’ with the Jazz Messengers and his Percussion Ensemble (1956)

Art Blakey's 'Drum Suite' is an album recorded on December 13, 1956 and February 22, 1957 with The Jazz Messengers and the Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble and released the same year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Sacrifice (Art Blakey) - 05:16 . 2.Cubano Chant (Ray Bryant) - 04:01 . 3.Oscalypso (Oscar Pettiford) - 08:48 . 4.Nica'S Tempo (Gigi Gryce) - 08:24 . 5.D'S Dilemma (Mal Waldron) -…

We remember Lee Morgan

This day (February 19, 1972), in New York, died Edward Lee Morgan, an American hard bop trumpeter.Tracklist : I Remember Clifford (1958) . w/ John Gilmore - Theme For Stacy . w/ Art Blakey - Buhaina'S Delight (1965) . w/ Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Goldie (1959) . I Remember Britt . w/ Horace Silver Band - Soul Tv . Tracklist : The Sidewinder . Since I Fell for You . I Remember…

Universal Romancers

From 'Incurably romantic' to 'I'll Take Romance' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz and World Wide Crooners' tunes around the theme of 'Romantism'. It has Jackie McLean, Charles Trenet, Houston Person, Astor Piazzola and many more.

Take Five (recounted)

From 'Take Five' to 'Five Will Get You Ten' , we have mixed 19 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Five'. It has Jackie McLean, Grover Washington, Eliane Elias, Gerry Mulligan and many more.

All the Things Oscar

From 'I'll Take Romance' to 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain' , we have mixed 23 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Oscar Hammerstein II'. It has Terry Snyder, Antigua Jazz band, Lou Donaldson, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

Hopes And Promises

From 'Never Will I Marry' to 'I Will Always Love You', we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Impossible Hopes And Inconsequent Promises'. It has Quincy Jones , Massimo Farao Trio, Pepe Jaramillo, Nancy Wilson and many more.

Take Off: The Complete Blue Note Albums [Blu-ray Audio]

Comprised of three 10" albums: "Young Man With a Horn", "Miles Davis Vol. 2" and "Miles Davis Vol. 3" released in 1952 - 1954 Comprised of three 10" albums: "Young Man With a Horn", "Miles Davis Vol. 2" and "Miles Davis Vol. 3", the first two a sextet lineup, the final a quartet with Horace Silver plus a number of bonus tracks and alternate takes. Some of the participant's songs are included like…

Irving Berlin…Always

From 'Always' to 'Ive Got My Love To Keep Me Warm', we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Irving Berlin'. It has Stacey Kent, Billie Holiday, Ray Charles, Otis Redding and many more.

Perdido In Translation

From 'Perdido' to 'You've Lost The Loving Feeling', we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Other Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Lost Translated'. It has Maria Teresa Vera, Manuel Vallejo, Jackie Mclean, Rabih Aboul-Kalil and many more.

Good Vibes

Featuring Chick Corea . Gary Burton . Vibraphone . Marimba Lady . Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov . Flight of The Bumble Bee . Funky Mozart . St Petersburg . Nagoya Marimbas . Steve Reich . Trio Montuno . Gallope . Reg Kehoe . Marimba . Bisontes . Concerto for Marimba and String . Eric Ewazen

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.