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 .…

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 Metheny & Christian mcBride (1993) . w/ Tete Montoliu Trio - Lament (1990) . w/ Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden - Lonely Woman (1986) . w/ Freddie Hubbard &…

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…

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…

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…

Dexter Gordon records ‘Go!’ his tenth album for Blue Note (1962)

Dexter Gordon's 'Go!' is his tenth studio album recorded on August 27, 1962 and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . Cheesecake (Live 2 . Second Balcony Jump (Switzerland, 1963) Track Listing : 1.Cheese Cake (Dexter Gordon) - 06:33 . 2.Guess I'Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) - 05:23 . 3.Second Balcony Jump (Billy Eckstine, Gerald Valentine) - 07:05 . 4.Love For Sale…

We remember Bobby Hutcherson. ‘Vibe and Wiser’

This day (August 15, 2016), in Montara, California, died Bobby Hutcherson, a jazz vibraphone and marimba player Tracklist : 1 . w/ Mccoy Tyner - African Village (1/2) 2 . w/ Mccoy Tyner - African Village (2/2) 3 . Blue Bossa (2009) 4 . w/ Joey Defrancesco - Just Friends (2007) 5 . w/ Joe Locke - Old Folks (2007) 6 . w/ Cedar Walton - Little B´S Poem 7 . Stolen Moments (1986) 8 . w/ Harold Land…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Our Man in Jazz’ at The Village Gate in New York Cit (1962)

Sonny Rollins' 'Our Man in Jazz' is an album recorded at The Village Gate in New York City on July 27–30, 1962 and February 20, 1963 and released by RCA Victor.1 . Oleo 2 . There Will Never Be Another You (Denmark, 1965) Track listing : . Oléo (Sonny Rollins) - 25:26 . Dearly Beloved (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer) - 08:17 . Doxy (Sonny Rollins) - 15:17 . You Are My Lucky Star (Nacio Herb Brown,…

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…

Sonny Rollins records ‘There Will Never Be Another You’ at Museum of Modern Art, New York (1965)

Sonny Rollins' 'There Will Never Be Another You' is a live album recorded on June 17, 1965 at Museum of Modern Art, New York and released in 1978 By Impulse!.1 . Four Denmark (w/ Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, Sonny Rollins, Kenny Drew, 1968) 2 . There Will Never Be Another You (Denmark, 1965) Track Listing : 1.On Green Dolphin Street (Bronislaw Kaper, Ned Washington) - 07:22 . 2.Three Little…

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)…

Happy Birthday Christian McBride. ‘The Prince McBride’

This day (May 31, 1972), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Christian McBride, an American jazz bassist.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Patrice Rushen (2019) 2 . w/ New Jawn – John Day (2018) 3 . Disco Soul (2016) 4 . Jazz Series (2015) 5 . w/ Lynn Seaton (2013) 6 . Used ‘Ta Could (2012) 7 . The Shade Of The Cedar Tree (2011) 8 . Chick Corea Freedom Band – Straight No Chaser (2010) 9 . Documentary (2009)…

Blue Note publish Herbie Hancock’s debut album : ‘Takin’ Off’ featuring ‘Watermelon Man’ (1962)

<pHerbie Hancock's 'Takin' Off' feat. 'Watermelon Man is his debut album recorded on May 28, 1962 and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock) - 07:09 . 2.Three Bags Full (Herbie Hancock) - 05:27 . 3.Empty Pockets (Herbie Hancock) - 06:09 . 4.The Maze (Herbie Hancock) - 06:45 . 5.Driftin' (Herbie Hancock) - 06:58 . 6.Alone And I (Herbie Hancock) -…

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…

Riverside record ‘Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk’ in San Francisco (1960)

'Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk' is an album recorded on April 29, 1960 at the Blackhawk in San Francisco and released in 1960 by Riverside..Track Listing : 1.Let'S Call This (Thelonious Monk) - 08:33 . 2.Four In One (Thelonious Monk) - 08:41 . 3.I'M Getting Sentimental Over You (George Bassman, Ned Washington) – 6:14 . 4.San Francisco Holiday (Worry Later) (Thelonious Monk) - 09:10 . 5.'Round…

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…

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)…

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…

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…

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…

Contemporary publish Ornette Coleman’s debut album : ‘Something Else!!!!’ (1958)

Ornette Coleman's 'Something Else!!!!' is his debut album recorded on February 10 – March 24, 1958 with Don Cherry among others and released the same year by Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.Invisible (Ornette Coleman) - 04:11 . 2.The Blessing (Ornette Coleman) - 04:45 . 3.Jayne (Ornette Coleman) - 07:17 . 4.Chippie (Ornette Coleman) - 05:37 . 5.The Disguise (Ornette Coleman) - 02:46 . 6.Angel Voice…

Archie Shepp begins the recording of ‘Attica Blues,’ an album for Impulse! (1972)

Archie Shepp's 'Attica Blues' is an album (in direct reference to the Attica Prison riots) recorded on January 24–26, 1972 at A&R Recording, NYC and released the same year by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Attica Blues (Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris) - 04:49 . 2.Invocation: Attica Blues (Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris) - 00:18 . 3.Steam, Part 1 (Archie Shepp) - 5:08 . 4.Invocation To Mr. Parker…

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah!’ an album for Emarcy (1956)

Dinah Washington's 'Dinah!' is an album recorded on January 11 & November 11, 1956 and released in 1956 by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.Look To The Rainbow (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) - 02:48 . 2.Ill Wind (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 03:39 . 3.A Cottage For Sale (Willard Robison, Larry Conley) - 03:18 . 4.All Of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) - 03:45 . 5.More Than You Know (Vincent Youmans,…

We remember Dizzy Gillespie. ‘Dizzy Pieces’

This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.Tracklist : w/ Stan Getz: - A Night In Tunisia (1978) . w/ Lalo Schifrin – Here it tis (1992) . w/ Miriam Makeba - Live The Future . w Bernard Purdie (1982) . w/ James Moody/Gene Harris/Ray Brown/Grady Tate - Ow! (1985) . w/ Charlie Parker - Hot…

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…

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…

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 –…

Freddie Hubbard begins the recording of ‘Bolivia,’ an album for Music Master (1990)

Freddie Hubbard's 'Bolivia' is an album recorded between December 13, 1990 and January 14, 1991 In 1991 and released by Music Master.Track Listing : 1.Homegrown (Freddie Hubbard) - 08:41 . 2.Bolivia (Cedar Walton) - 06:54 . 3.God Bless The Child (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) - 06:31 . 4.Dear John (Freddie Hubbard) - 07:30 . 5.Managua (Freddie Hubbard) - 10:00 . 6.Third World (Freddie…

Clifford Jordan records ‘Glass Bead Games’ for Strata-East (1973)

Clifford Jordan's 'Glass Bead Games' is a double album recorded on October 29, 1973 and released in 1974 By Strata-East.Track Listing : 1.Powerful Paul Robeson (Clifford Jordan) - 05:42 . 2.Glass Bead Games (Clifford Jordan) - 04:36 . 3.Prayer To The People (Clifford Jordan) - 04:16 . 4.Cal Massey (Stanley Cowell) - 02:42 . 5.John Coltrane (Bill Lee) - 06:48 . 6.Eddie Harris (Bill Lee) - 04:19…

We remember Don Cherry. ‘Global Avant-Gardist’

This day (October 19, 1995), in Malaga, Spain, died Donald Eugene Cherry a.k.a. Don Cherry, an American jazz cornetist .Digest Tracklist : San Sebastian (1986) . With Blood Ulmer/Rashied Ali . Live at Empire Theatre, Paris (1979) . w/ Herbie Hancock - Bemsha Swing . w/ Janusz Muniak Quartet - Unknown . w/The Sound Unity Festival Orchestra - Kangaroo Hoopie . Don Cherry & Orphy Robinson -…

Concord publish Ray Charles’ posthumous and final album : ‘Genius Loves Company’ recorded with Norah Jones, James Taylor, Diana Krall and more famous guests (2004)

Ray Charles' 'Genius Loves Company' is his final studio album posthumously released on August 31, 2004 by Concord/Hear Music.1 . (w/ Norah Jones, Elton John, Bb King 2 . (w/ Michael Mcdonald, Willie Nelson & Van Morrison Track listing : 1.Here We Go Again (Don Lanier, Red Steagall) - 03:59 . 2.Sweet Potato Pie (James Taylor) - 03:47 . 3.You Don't Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 03:55 .…

We remember Joe Henderson. ‘The Magnificent Henderson’

This day (June 30, 2001), in San Francisco, California, died Joe Henderson,, tenor saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Take The A Train (1993) 2 . w/ Herbie Hancock - Lush Life (1993) 3 . Once I Loved 4 . w/ Herbie Hancock The Quintet - Eye Of The Hurricane (1986) 5 . Recorda-Me (1985) 6 . w/ Chick Corea & Friends (1982) 7 . Live In Italy (1977) Tracklist : Blue Bossa . Earth . Isotope . Black…

Natalie Cole releases ‘Unforgettable… with Love,’ an album of standards performed by her father, Nat King Cole (1991)

Natalie Cole's 'Unforgettable… with Love' is an album featuring covers of standards performed by Natalie's father, Nat King Cole and released on June 11, 1991 by Elektra..1 . Route 66 (w/ Diana Krall) 2 . Mona Lisa, Smile (The Natalie Cole Special 1978) 3 . L.O.V.E. 4 . This can't be Love, Paper Moon 5 . That Sunday That Summer 6 . STRAIGHTEN UP 7 . Unforgettable Track Listing : 1.The Very…

Steve Vai releases ‘Real Illusions: Reflections,’ his seventh studio album (2005)

Steve Vai's 'Real Illusions: Reflections' is his seventh studio album (and the first part of a three-part concept album) released on February 22, 2005 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Building The Church (Steve Vai) - 04:58 . 2.Dying For Your Love (Steve Vai) - 04:50 . 3.Glorious (Steve Vai) - 04:35 . 4.K'M-Pee-Du-Wee (Steve Vai) - 04:00 . 5.Firewall (Steve Vai) - 04:19 . 6.Freak Show Excess (Steve Vai)…

EMI publish Corinne Bailey Rae’s second album : ‘The Sea’ (2010)

Corinne Bailey Rae's 'The Sea' is her second studio album released on January 20, 2010 by EMI, Track Listing : 1.Are You Here (Corinne Bailey Rae) - 04:13 . 2.I'D Do It All Again (Corinne Bailey Rae) - 03:08 . 3.Feels Like The First Time (Corinne Bailey Rae, Steve Brown) - 03:13 . 4.The Blackest Lily (Corinne Bailey Rae) - 03:38 . 5.Closer (Corinne Bailey Rae) - 04:17 . 6.Love'S On Its Way…

Happy Birthday John Scofield. ‘Sco Hand’

This day (December 26, 1951), in  Dayton, Ohio, is born John Scofield, an American jazz guitarist and composer.Tracklist : Self Portrait in Three Colors (2020) . w/ Jon Cleary – @Reigenlive (2019) . Icons at the fair (2018) . w/ Uberjam Band – Blue Matter (2017) . w/ Mehldau Guiliana – Wake Up (2016) . w/ Joe Lovano Quartet – Chariots (2015) . Lawns (2014) . w/ Organic Trio @ Jazzwoche Burghausen…

Robbie Williams releases his fourth album : ‘Swing When You’re Winning’ featuring ‘Somethin’ Stupid,’ a duet with Nicole Kidman (2001)

Robbie Williams' 'Swing When You're Winning' is his fourth studio album produced by Guy Chambers and released on November 19, 2001 by CapitolTrack Listing : 1.I Will Talk And Hollywood Will Listen (Guy Chambers, Robbie Williams) - 03:17 . 2.Mack The Knife (Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) - 03:18 . 3.Somethin' Stupid (Carson Parks) - 02:50 . 4.Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me (Duke…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring Stevie Wonder, Bono and Ray Charles among other famous guests (1995)

Quincy Jones' 'Q's Jook Joint' is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest.Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) - 01:32 . 2.Let The Good Times Roll (Fleecie Moore, Sam Theard) - 02:55 . 3.Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) (Benny Golson, Quincy Jones, Queen Latifah) - 07:32 . 4.You Put A Move On My Heart (Rod Temperton) - 06:13 . 5.Rock With You (Rod…

Wes Montgomery records his third album : ‘The Wes Montgomery Trio (or A Dynamic New Sound: Guitar Organ Drums)’ for Riverside (1959)

'The Wes Montgomery Trio (or A Dynamic New Sound: Guitar Organ Drums)' is Montgomery's third album recorded on October 5–6, 1959 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 04:58 . 2.Yesterdays (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) - 03:20 . 3.The End Of A Love Affair (Edward Redding) - 03:18 . 4.Whisper Not (Benny Golson) - 04:40 .…

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Guitar Man’ (2011)

George Benson's 'Guitar Man' is a studio album featuring jazz and pop standards and released on October 4, 2011 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.Tenderly (Jack Lawrence, Walter Gross) - 02:01 . 2.I Want To Hold Your Hand (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 05:10 . 3.My Cherie Amour (Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder) - 04:08 . 4.Naima (John Coltrane) - 03:41 . 5.Tequila (Daniel Flores) - 04:30 .…