Joe Henderson records with Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Bobby Hutcherson et al, ‘Mode for Joe’ an album for Blue Note (1966)

Joe Henderson's 'Mode for Joe' is his fifth studio album recorded on January 27, 1966 with Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Bobby Hutcherson & more and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.A Shade Of Jade (Joe Henderson) - 07:08 . 2.Mode For Joe (Cedar Walton) - 08:00 . 3.Black (Cedar Walton) - 06:51 . 4.Caribbean Fire Dance (Joe Henderson) - 06:41 . 5.Granted (Joe Henderson) -…

Lee Morgan records ‘The Sidewinder’ for Blue Note (1964)

Lee Morgan's 'The Sidewinder' is an album recorded on December 21, 1963 and released in 1964 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.The Sidewinder (Lee Morgan) - 10:25 . 2.Totem Pole (Lee Morgan) - 10:11 . 3.Gary'S Notebook (Lee Morgan) - 06:03 . 4.Boy, What A Night (Lee Morgan) - 07:30 . 5.Hocus Pocus (Lee Morgan) - 06:21 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @ PinterestMusicians : Lee Morgan –…

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 .…

Jimmy Smith records ‘The Sermon!’ with Lee Morgan, Lou Donaldson, Kenny Burrell, Art Blakey et al (1957)

Jimmy Smith's 'The Sermon!' is an album recorded on August 25, 1957 and February 25, 1958 and released in 1959 by Blue Note.1 . The Sermon (1964) 2 . The Sermon (90's) Track listing : 1.The Sermon (Jimmy Smith) – 20:12 . 2.J.O.S. (Jimmy Smith) – 11:56 . 3.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) – 08:02 . Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @ PinterestMusicians : Jimmy Smith – organ . Lee…

Art Blakey records ‘A Night in Tunisia’ with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt (1960)

Art Blakey's 'A Night in Tunisia' is an album recorded on August 7 and 14, 1960 with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt in 1960 and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . Yama (Video) 2 . Tokyo (1961) Track listing : . 1.A Night in Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 11:11 . 2.Sincerely Diana (Wayne Shorter) - 06:47 . 3.So Tired…

Lee Morgan records ‘Live at the Lighthouse’ with Bennie Maupin et al for Blue Note (1970)

Lee Morgan's 'Live at the Lighthouse' is a live album recorded on July 10, 11 & 12 1970 with Bennie Maupin, Harold Mabern, Jymie Merritt and Mickey Roker and released in 1971 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Absolutions (Jymie Merritt) - 19:40 . 2.The Beehive (Harold Mabern) - 16:23 . 3.Neophilia (Bennie Maupin) - 19:05 . 4.Nommo (Jymie Merritt) - 18:00 Musicians : Lee Morgan - Trumpet,…

Lee Morgan records ‘The Gigolo’ with Wayne Shorter et al for Blue Note (1965)

Lee Morgan's 'The Gigolo' is an album recorded on June 25 & July 1, 1965 with a quintet featuring Wayne Shorter, Harold Mabern, Bob Cranshaw and Billy Higgins and released in 1966 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Yes I Can, No You Can'T (Lee Morgan) - 07:26 . 2.Trapped (Lee Morgan) - 05:59 . 3.Speedball (Lee Morgan) - 05:32 . 4.The Gigolo (Lee Morgan) - 011:07 . 5.You Go To My Head (J. Fred…

Wayne Shorter records ‘Night Dreamer’ with Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Reggie Workman and Elvin Jones (1964)

Wayne Shorter's 'Night Dreamer' is his fourth album recorded on April 29, 1964, with a quintet including Lee Morgan, McCoy Tynerr, Reggie Workman and Elvin Jones and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Night Dreamer (Wayne Shorter) - 07:18 . 2.Oriental Folk Song (Wayne Shorter) - 06:54 . 3.Virgo (Wayne Shorter) - 07:09 . 4.Black Nile (Wayne Shorter) - 06:29 . 5.Charcoal Blues…

Wayne Shorter, Lee Morgan, Bobby Timmons and more record ‘The Young Lions’ (1960)

'The Young Lions' is the first and last album (recorded on April 25, 1960) by a supergroup featuring Wayne Shorter, Frank Strozier, Lee Morgan, Bobby Timmons, Bob Cranshaw, Albert Heath and Louis Hayes and released in 1960 by Vee-Jay.Track Listing : 1.Seeds Of Sin (Wayne Shorter) - 05:44 . 2.Scourn' (Wayne Shorter) - 05:58 . 3.Fat Lady (Wayne Shorter) - 05:03 . 4.Peaches And Cream (Wayne…

Lee Morgan records ‘Delightfulee Morgan’ with Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner et al (1966)

Lee Morgan's 'Delightfulee Morgan' is an album, recorded on April 8 & May 27, 1966, with Joe Henderson, McCoy Tynerr, Bob Cranshaw and Billy Higgins plus a big band and released in 1967 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Ca-Lee-So (Lee Morgan) - 05:34 . 2.Zambia (Lee Morgan) - 06:33 . 3.Yesterday (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 05:49 . 4.Sunrise, Sunset (Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick) (Lee Morgan)…

Art Blakey records ‘The Big Beat’ with Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter et al (1960)

Art Blakey's 'The Big Beat' is an album recorded on March 6, 1960, with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Enlightenment (Hobart Dotson, Sun Ra) - 05:02 . 2.Saturn (Sun Ra) - 03:37 . 3.Velvet (Sun Ra) - 03:18 . 4.Ancient Aiethopia (Sun Ra) - 09:04 . 5.Hours After (Sun Ra, Everett…

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…

Lee Morgan records ‘Search for the New Land’ with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Grant Green, Reggie Workman and Billy Higgins (1964)

Lee Morgan's 'Search for the New Land' is an album recorded on February 15, 1964 with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Grant Green,. Reggie Workman & Billy Higgins and released in 1966 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Search For The New Land (Lee Morgan) - 15:45 . 2.The Joker (Lee Morgan) - 05:04 . 3.Mr. Kenyatta (Lee Morgan) - 08:43 . 4.Melancholee (Lee Morgan) - 06:14 . 5.Morgan The Pirate (Lee…

We remember Freddie Hubbard ‘Hubiquity’

This day (December 29, 2008), in Sherman Oaks, California, died Freddie Hubbard, an American jazz trumpeter.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter - Cantaloupe Island (1985) 2 . The Intrepid Fox (1990) 3 . w/ Joe Henderson - Maiden Voyage (1986) 4 . Fantasy In D (1982) 5 . w/ Art Blakey - Moanin' (1992) 6 . Straight Life (1975) 7 . Birdlike (1967) Tracklist : Red Clay .…

Happy Birthday Randy Brecker. ‘Brother Randy’

This day (November 27, 1945), in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, is born Randy Brecker, an American trumpeter and flugelhornist.Tracklist : 1 . Now's the Time (2020) 2 . w/ Chad Lefkowitz-Brown & F. Giachino trio – @ Torino Jazz Festival (2019) 3 . Some Skunk Funk (2018) 4 . w/ Marvin Stamm – A Night of Jazz (2017) 5 . w/ Andrei Kondakov – ДЖАЗ НА ДНЕПРЕ (2016) 6 . w/ Bob Mintzer – Some skunk funk…

Art Blakey records the album ‘Moanin” with the Jazz Messengers for Blue Note (1958)

Art Blakey's 'Moanin'' is an album he recorded on October 30, 1958 with the Jazz Messengers and released in January 1959 by Blue Note.1 . Along Came Betty (w/ The Jazz Messengers ) 2 . Blues March (w/ Big Band, 1988) Track Listing : 1.Moanin' (Bobby Timmons) - 09:35 . 2.Are You Real (Benny Golson) - 04:50 . 3.Along Came Betty (Benny Golson) - 06:12 . 4.The Drum Thunder (Miniature) Suite…

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…

John Coltrane records ‘Blue Train,’ his second studio album, for Blue Note (1957)

John Coltrane's 'Blue Train' is his second studio album recorded on September 15, 1957 by Blue Note Records.Track Listing : 1.Blue Train (John Coltrane) - 10:43 . 2.Moment'S Notice (John Coltrane) - 09:10 . 4.Locomotion (John Coltrane) - 07:14 . 5.I'M Old Fashioned (Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern) - 07:58 . 6.Lazy Bird (John Coltrane) - 07:00 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @…

This week In Jazz Legends 34/52

Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tynerr, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Return to Forever, Stan Kenton, Jimmy Smith, Maynard Ferguson, Gerry Mulligan, Modern Jazz Quartet, Martial Solal, Toots Thielemans

Verve record ‘Dizzy Gillespie at Newport’ with a big band (1957)

'Dizzy Gillespie at Newport' is a live album recorded with a big band on July 6, 1957 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Dizzy'S Blues (Ahmad Kharab Salim) - 11:51 . 2.School Days (Will D. Cobb, Gus Edwards) - 05:47 . 3.Doodlin' (Horace Silver) - 07:56 . 4.Manteca (Gil Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo) - 07:11 . 5.I Remember Clifford (Benny Golson) - 04:48 . 6.Cool Breeze…

Freddie Hubbard & Woody Shaw record ‘The Eternal Triangle’ for Blue Note (1987)

'The Eternal Triangle' by Freddie Hubbard & Woody Shaw is an album recorded on June 11, 1987 with Ray Drummond, Carl Allen, Mulgrew Miller and Kenny Garrett and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Down Under (Freddie Hubbard) - 07:35 . 2.The Eternal Triangle (Sonny Stitt) - 07:49 . 3.The Moontrane (Woody Shaw) - 06:30 . 4.Calling Miss Khadija (Lee Morgan) - 06:40 .…

We Remember Elvin Jones. ‘Heavy Elvin’

This day (May 18, 2004), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Elvin Jones, an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : Night In Tunisia (1999) . A Love Supreme (1997) . A Different Drummer (1/2) . A Different Drummer (2/2) . w/ Mccoytyner, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter (1982) . The Children/Merry-Go-Round (1973) . John Coltrane Quartet – My Favorite Things (1965) . John Coltrane Quartet With Eric Dolphy…

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…

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 10/52

Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter . Billy Cobham, Sonny Rollins, Ernestine Anderson, Art Blakey . The Jazz Messengers, Buddy Rich . His Orchestra, Freddie Hubbard, Les Mccann . Eddie Harris, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Stan Getz . Flora Purim, Milton Nascimento . Naná Vasconcelos, Bobby McferrinThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

We Remember McCoy Tyner. ‘Really McCoy?’

This day (March 6, 2020), in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died Alfred McCoy Tynerr, jazz pianist member of the John Coltrane Quartet before embracing a long solo career.Tracklist : w/ John Scofield - Fly with the wind (2018) . For All We Know (2012) . XXXI Cartagena Jazz Festival (2011) . Trailer For Guitars (2008) . Naima (2002) . w/ Joe Lovano - Live At Forte Di Bard (2010) . Giant Steps…

This week In Jazz Legends 08/52

Cassandra Wilson, David Murray, Lambert, Hendricks and Bavan, Blue Note All Stars, Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock Quintet VSOP, Benny Carter, Larry Coryell, Larry Carlton, John Abercrombie, John Scofield, Tal Farlow, Clark Terry, Steve Gadd, Dinah WashingtonThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 297 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

Opposites Attract

From 'Body And Soul' to 'Truth And Lies' , we have mixed 15 tunes around the theme of 'Oppositions'. It has Chick Corea, Morgana King, Lee Morgan & Wayne Shorter, Peruchin and many more.

Two Blue

From 'Love Is Blue' to 'Born To Be Blue', we have mixed 24 tunes around the theme of 'Doubled Songs In "Blue"'. It has Jeff Beck, Yehudi Menuhin & Stephane Grappelli, Caetano Veloso, Esther Philips, Jazz Crusaders and many more.

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.

Islanders

From 'Canteloupe Island' to 'Song Of The Islands' , we have mixed 15 'Mostly Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Islands'. It has Lee Morgan & Wayne Shorter, Hugh Masekela, Al Di Meola, Keith Jarrett and many more.

Sidemen

From 'Ide's Side' to 'Roll On The Left Side' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Sides '. "Sidemen" has Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Lee Morgan, Joe Henderson, Jimmy Smith and many more.

Try A Bit More Tenderness

From 'Tender As A Rose' to '(Tough and tender) Sea of fools' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Tenderness'. It has Kenny Burrell , Mississippi John Hurt, Paul Anka, Eddie Harris and many more.

Please Weight on Line

From 'Fat Boy Rag' to 'Fine Fat Daddy', we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Fat and Fats'. It has Roland Kirk, Dave Brubeck, Astor Piazzolla & Goyeneche, Swing Shift Band and many more..

XL Recordings publish ‘Vampire Weekend’ their eponymous debut album (2008)

'Vampire Weekend' is their debut studio album released on January 29, 2008 by XL Recordings. 1 . Mansard Roof (Reading Festival) 2 . Mansard Roof (Reading Festival, 2008) 3 . Oxford Comma ("Jools Holland Rave") 4 . Oxford Comma (Glastonbury, 2008) 5 . AP(unk / Oxford Comma - Reading Festival, 2009) 6 . Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa (Glastonbury, 2010) 7 . Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa 8 . M79 ("Pitchfork…

ABC Dunhill publish ‘Steppenwolf’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘Born to Be Wild’ and ‘The Pusher’ (1968)

'Steppenwolf' feat. Feat. 'Born to Be Wild' and 'The Pusher' is their eponymous first studio album, released in January 1968 on ABC Dunhill Records.1 . Sookie Sookie 2 . Everybody's Next One (1968) 3 . Berry Rides Again (Playboy Mansion, 1968) 4 . Hoochie Coochie Man (w/ John Kay, Louisville) 5 . Hoochie Coochie Man (2005, Live) 6 . Born To Be Wild 7 . Born To Be Wild (Live, 2006) 8 .…

Bill Frisell releases his thirty fourth album : ‘When You Wish Upon A Star’ (2016)

Bill Frisell's 'When You Wish Upon A Star' is his thirty fourth album (a "re-imagination of time-honored gems of music for film and television") released on January 29, 2016 by Sony Masterworks.1 . When You Wish Upon A Star 2 . When You Wish Upon A Star 3 . Shadow Of Your Smile + Surfer Girl (w/ The Big Sur Sextet, Copenhagen, 2013) 4 . Moon River (Jazz Middelheim, 2015) Bill Frisell - When You…

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.1 . Enough Cryin (w/ Brook Lynn, Official Video) 2 . Enough Cryin' (Live) 3 . Be Without You (Official Video) 4 . Take Me As I Am (Official Video) 5 . Take Me As I Am (Live) 6 . Baggage (Live) 7 . Can't Hide From Luv (w/ JayZ(, "Sessions @ AOL) ) 8 . One (w/ U2, Official Video) Track…

Roberta Flack releases her sixth album : ‘Blue Lights in the Basement’ featuring ‘The Closer I Get to You’ with Donny Hathaway (1977)

Roberta Flack's 'Blue Lights in the Basement' is her sixth studio album released on December 13, 1977 by Atlantic.1 . Why Don't You Move In With Me 2 . The Closer I Get To You (Live) 3 . The Closer I Get To You (w/ Peabo Bryson ) Track Listing : 1.Why Don'T You Move In With Me (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:54 . 2.The Closer I Get To You (Reggie Lucas, James Mtume) - 04:41 . 3.Fine, Fine Day (Rachel…