Pharoah Sanders records ‘Black Unity,’ an album for Impulse! (1971)

Pharoah Sanders' 'Black Unity' is a composition and an album rcorded on November 24, 1971 and released on December 8, 1971 by Impulse!.Track Listing : Black Unity (Pharoah Sanders) - 37:21 Chuck Stewart ALSO READWikipediaOhio UniversityNewsweekMusicians : Pharoah Sanders – Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor), Balafon . Joe Bonner – Piano . Stanley Clarke – Bass . Norman Connors – Drums . Carlos…

John Coltrane records ‘Meditations’ with Pharoah Sanders, Mccoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones and Rashied Ali (1965)

John Coltrane's 'Meditations' is an album recorded on November 23, 1965, with Pharoah Sanders, Mccoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones and Rashied Ali and released in September 1966 By Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.Albatross (Public Image Ltd) - 10:34 . 2.Memories (Public Image Ltd) - 05:05 . 3.Swan Lake (Public Image Ltd) - 04:11 . 4.Poptones (Public Image Ltd) - 07:46 . 5.Careering (Public…

We remember Pharoah Sanders. ‘Tenor Spiritual’

This day (September 23, 2022 ), in Los Angeles, California, died Pharoah Sanders, American jazz saxophonist well known for his overblowing, harmonic, and multiphonic techniques and his use of sheets of sound.Tracklist : 1 . Thembi 2 . Say It (Over and Over Again) (2018) 3 . Too Young To Go Steady (2015) 4 . My Favourite Things (2013) 5 . You’Ve Got To Have Freedom (2011) 6 . It’S Easy To Remember…

Pharoah Sanders plays at Montreux Jazz (1978)

July 22, 1978 - Pharoah Sanders is with Starship Orchestra - that is Norman Connors (d, perc), Duke Jones (tp), Buzzy Jones (ts, fl), Bobby Lyle (p), Billy McCoy (p, el p), Jacques Burvick (kb), Greg Hill (g), Alex Blake (el b), Petro Bass (perc, cong), Lawrence Killian (cong) at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland

John Coltrane records ‘Ascension’ with Mccoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, Freddie Hubbard, Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp et al (1966)

John Coltrane's 'Ascension' is an album of continuous performance without breaks recorded on June 28, 1965 and released in February 1966 by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Edition I/Ascension (John Coltrane) – 38:30 . 2.Edition Ii/Ascension (John Coltrane) – 40:49Chuck Stewart ALSO READWikipediaOhio UniversityNewsweekMusicians : John Coltrane - Tenor Saxophone . Mccoy Tyner - Piano . Jimmy Garrison -…

Pharoah Sanders Quintet visits Warsaw (1999)

June 27, 1999 - Pharoah Sanders Quintet - that is Pharoah Sanders (ts), Jean-Paul Bourelly (g), William Henderson (p, talking drum), Alex Blake (b) and Trilok Gurtu (d, perc) - take parts in the "Warsaw Summer Jazz Days" held at Sala Kongresowa in Warsaw, Poland

John Coltrane records ‘Live At The Village Vanguard Again!’ with Pharoah Sanders, Alice Coltrane et al (1966)

John Coltrane's 'Live At The Village Vanguard Again!' is a (free jazz) album recorded on May 28, 1966 and released in December 1966 by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Naima (John Coltrane) - 15:10 . 2.Introduction To My Favorite Things (Jimmy Garrison) - 06:09 . 3.My Favorite Things (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) - 20:21Musicians : John Coltrane – Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Bass…

Pharoah Sanders records ‘Karma,’ an album for Impulse! (1969)

Pharoah Sanders' 'Karma' is an album recorded on February 14 & 19, 1969 and released the same year by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.The Creator Has A Master Plan (Pharoah Sanders, Leon Thomas) - 32:46 . 2.Colors (Pharoah Sanders, Leon Thomas) - 05:37Musicians : Pharoah Sanders – Sax (Tenor) . Leon Thomas – Percussion, Vocals . Julius Watkins – French Horn . James Spaulding – Flute On (1) .…

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Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Arturo Sandoval, Branford Marsalis, Dexter Gordon, Thelonious Monk, Joshua Redman, Sonny Rollins, Mal Waldron, Woody Shaw , Pharoah Sanders, Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Andy Sheppard, Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack Dejohnette, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow, Antonio Sanchez

Playing Coltrane

Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tyner, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts, Branford Marsalis, Raul de Souza, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Wes Montgomery, Carlos Santana, John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny, etc

Impulse! publish John Coltrane’s last album : ‘Expression’ (1967)

John Coltrane's 'Expression' is his last official album released in September 1967 by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Ogunde (John Coltrane) - 03:38 . 2.To Be (John Coltrane) - 16:22 . 3.Offering (John Coltrane) - 08:27 . 4.Expression (John Coltrane) - 10:53 Musicians : John Coltrane - Tenor Saxophone, Flute . Pharoah Sanders - Flute, Piccolo, Tambourine On (2) . Alice Coltrane - Piano . Jimmy Garrison…

We remember Idris Muhammad. ‘Funky Idris’

This day (July 29, 2014), in New Orleans, Louisiana, died Leo Morris a.k.a Idris Muhammad, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : 1 . Idris Muhammad – Live in Pittsburgh 2 . w/ Ahmad Jamal – The Aftermath (2008) 3 . w/ Ahmad Jamal – Poinciana (2007) 4 . w/ Chico Freeman - Salt + Peanuts (1993) 5 . Bessie's Blues (1993) 6 . w/ Sam Rivers etc - Lester Leaps In (1992) Tracklist : Loran's Dance .…

We remember John Coltrane. ‘Trane Leaving’

This day (July 17, 1967 ), in Huntington, New York City, died John Coltrane, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Naima (1965) 2 . A Love Supreme (1965) 3 . Afro Blue / Alabama / Impressions (1963) 4 . Alabama 5 . w/ Eric Dolphy - My Favourite Things 6 . w/ Stan Getz - Live In Germany (1960) 7 . On Green Dolphin Street (1960) 8 . w/ Miles Davis - Round About Midnight (1957)…

John Coltrane records ‘Kulu Sé Mama’ for Impulse! (1965)

John Coltrane's 'Kulu Sé Mama' is an album (two tracks with a large ensemble, four with the 'classic quartet') recorded on June 10 & 16, 1965 and October 14, 1965 and released In 1967 By Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Kulu Sé Mama (Juno Sé Mama) - 18:50 . 2.Vigil (John Coltrane) - 09:51 . 3.Welcome (John Coltrane) - 05:34 . 4.Selflessness (John Coltrane) - 14:49 . 5.Dusk Dawn (John Coltrane)…

Randy Weston records ‘The Spirits Of Our Ancestors’ for Verve (1991)

Randy Weston's 'The Spirits Of Our Ancestors' is an album recorded on May 20, 21 & 22, 1991 with an all-star cast of musicians and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.African Village Bedford-Stuyvesant (Randy Weston) - 03:21 . 2.The Healers (Randy Weston) - 10:48 . 3.African Cookbook (Randy Weston) - 17:16 . 4.La Elaha-Ella Allah/Morad Allah (Traditional) - 06:43 . 5.The Call…

John Coltrane records his final concert in New-York : ‘The Olatunji Concert: The Last Live Recording’ (1967)

John Coltrane's 'The Olatunji Concert: The Last Live Recording' is his final live recording made in New York on April 23, 1967 and released in 2001 by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Introduction By Billy Taylor – 0:35 . 2.Ogunde (John Coltrane) - 28:25 . 3.My Favorite Things (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) - 34:38Musicians : John Coltrane – Soprano And Tenor Saxophone . Rashied Ali – Drums .…

We remember Gato Barbieri. ‘The Years Of El Gato’

This day (April 2, 2016), in New York City, died Leandro 'Gato' Barbieri, an Argentinean jazz tenor saxophonist and composer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Carlos Santana - Europa (1977) . Live In Montreal 1986 . Live At Sob'S . Last Tango In Paris . Entrevista . Reseña . Tracklist : Last Tango In Paris . Europa . Sweet Glenda . Fiesta . Tupac Amaru . I Want You . Mystica . Straight Into The Sunrise .…

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…

Coltrane For A Day (17 hours)

From the debut till the end, from "Bakai" - the first track on "Coltrane" (recorded this day in 1957) - to "Tranesonic," - the last track on 1967 "Stellar Regions" - we have put together every major album by John Coltrane. Source John Coltrane discography @ WikipediaJohn Coltrane - ColtraneRecorded on May 31, 1957, “Coltrane” is the debut album by John Coltrane as a leader.John Coltrane with the…

Three years after ‘The Epic,’ Kamasi Washington delivers a second masterpiece : ‘Heaven & Earth.’ What else did you expect?

Kamasi Washington' s 'Heaven & Earth' is his second (and self-produced) album, recorded with bassists Miles Mosley & Thundercat, pianist Cameron Graves, trombonist Ryan Porter, etc. and released on June 22, 2018 by Young Turks(Source Kamasi Washington - Heaven & Earth | Official Site)Rolling StoneKamasi Washington's New 'Heaven and Earth' is Another Sprawling, Style-Hopping Epic The…

Blur release their third album : ‘Parklife’ featuring ‘Girls & Boys’ (1994)

Blur's 'Parklife' feat. 'Girls & Boys' is their third studio album released on April 25, 1994 by Food Records. Track Listing : 1.Girls & Boys (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) - 04:50 . 2.Tracy Jacks (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) - 04:20 . 3.End Of A Century (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) - 02:46 . 4.Parklife (Damon…