Oscar Peterson and Milt Jackson record together ‘Two of the Few,’ an album for Pablo (1983)

'Two of the Few' by Oscar Peterson & Milt Jackson is a studio album recorded on January 20, 1983 and released the same year by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Oh, Lady Be Good! (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 07:54 . 2.If I Had You (Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly, Ted Shapiro) - 04:27 . 3.Limehouse Blues (Philip Braham, Douglas Furber) - 04:28 . 4.Mister Basie (Oscar Peterson) - 05:54 .…

Milt Jackson records the album ‘Plenty, Plenty Soul’ with Cannonball Adderley, Horace Silver, Art Blakey et al (1957)

Milt Jackson's 'Plenty, Plenty Soul' is an album recorded on January 5 & 7, 1957 with Cannonball Adderley, Horace Silver, Oscar Pettiford, Art Blakey, Connie Kay and more guests and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Plenty, Plenty Soul (Milt Jackson, Quincy Jones) - 09:33 . 2.Boogity Boogity (Quincy Jones) - 04:55 . 3.Heartstrings (Milt Jackson) - 04:53 . 4.Sermonette…

Miles Davis records with Thelonious Monk and Milt Jackson, ‘Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants,’ an album for Prestige (1954)

'Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants' is an album recorded on December 24, 1954 and October 26, 1956, with Thelonious Monk and Milt Jackson and released in 1959 By Prestige.Track Listing : 1.The Man I Love (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 07:59 . 2.Swing Spring (Miles Davis) - 10:46 . 3.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Cootie Williams, Thelonious Monk) - 05:25 . 4.Bemsha Swing (Thelonious…

Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery record together ‘Bags Meets Wes!’ for Riverside (1961)

'Bags Meets Wes!' by Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery is a collaboration album recorded in December, 1961 and released in 1962 By Riverside.Track Listing : 1.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) - 05:17 . 2.Stablemates (Benny Golson) - 05:45 . 3.Stairway To The Stars (Matty Malneck, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli) - 03:38 . 4.Blue Roz (Wes Montgomery) - 04:46 . 5.Sam Sack (Milt Jackson) - 06:06 Musicians…

Milt Jackson begins the recording ‘Goodbye,’ an album for CTI (1972)

Milt Jackson's 'Goodbye' is an album recorded on December 12, 1972 and December, 1973 with various top class musicians and released in 1974 By Cti.Track Listing : 1.Old Devil Moon (E. Y. Harburg, Burton Lane) - 05:50 . 2.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) - 06:47 . 3.Opus De Funk (Horace Silver) - 06:46 . 4.Detour Ahead (Lou Carter, Herb Ellis, Johnny Frigo) - 08:00 . 5.Goodbye (Gordon Jenkins) - 09:21 Pete…

We remember Milt Jackson. ‘The Jackson Vibe’

This day (October 9, 1999), in Manhattan, New York, died Milt Jackson, an American jazz vibraphonist,.Digest Tracklist : Bag’s Groove . The Prophet Speaks (1999) . w/ Benny Golson & Art Farmer & Nhøp – Blues For Diahann (1997) . Take The A Train (1994) . Live In Japan (1990) . Milt Jackson Top 10 : Bags’ Groove . Tahiti . Lillie . What’s New . People Make The World Go Round . On the Scene…

Milt Jackson plays outdoor (1995)

August 28, 1995 - the Milt Jackson Quintet featuring Jimmy Heath and his brother Percy Heath performs outdoors at Grant's Tomb near Riverside Church in Harlem, New-York City

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 –…

Milt Jackson records ‘Wizard of the Vibes’ featuring Thelonious Monk, Lou Donaldson and the Modern Jazz Quartet (1948)

Milt Jackson's 'Wizard of the Vibes' is an album recorded on July 2, 1948 with the Thelonious Monk Quintet and on April 7, 1952 with the Modern Jazz Quartet plus Lou Donaldson and released in 1952 by Blue Note Records..Track Listing : 1.Tahiti (Milt Jackson) - 03:29 . 2.Lillie (Milt Jackson) - 03:15 . 3.Bags' Groove (Milt Jackson) - 03:05 . 4.What'S New? (Johnny Burke / Bob Haggart) - 03:13 .…

Milt Jackson, Benny Golson et al play at Jazzbaltica (1997)

June 14, 1997 - Milt Jackson (vb), Benny Golson (ts), Art Farmer (tp), Ulf Wakenius (g), Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (b), Jonas Johansen (d), Kenny Kirkland (p), Toots Thielemans (harm) and Max Roach (d) will share the stage at Große Konzertscheue in Salzau, Germany for Jazzbaltica

Blue Note publish Lena Horne’s ‘Being Myself’ recorded with George Benson, Donald Harrison, Milt Jackson et al (1998)

Lena Horne's 'Being Myself' is her last before last studio album released on June 2, 1998 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Some Of My Best Friends Are The Blues (Jimmy Smith) - 03:43 . 2.As Long As I Live (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 02:27 . 3.Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) - 04:25 . 4.It'S All Right With Me (Cole Porter) - 03:17 . 5.A Sleepin' Bee (Harold Arlen, Truman Capote) - 03:36 .…

Duke Ellington records ‘Black, Brown and Beige’ with his orchestra and Mahalia Jackson (1958)

Duke Ellington's 'Black, Brown and Beige' is an album recorded on February 4–5 & 11-12, 1958 with his orchestra and Mahalia Jackson as guest.Track Listing : 1.Part I (Duke Ellington) - 08:17 . 2.Part Ii (Duke Ellington) - 06:14 . 3.Part Iii (Aka Light) (Duke Ellington) - 06:26 . 4.Part Iv (Aka Come Sunday) (Duke Ellington) - 07:58 . 5.Part V (Aka Come Sunday) (Duke Ellington) - 03:46 . 6.Part…

Me:nu Du Jour May 16 (EN.FR.ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOLTODAY We Listen To Bob Dylan, Ice Cube, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Coldplay, Beach Boys, Maroon 5, Miles Davis, Branford Marsalis, Billy Cobham, Roy Haynes We Celebrate Janet Jackson, Robert Fripp, Chuck Brown, Django Reinhardt, Betty Carter, Billy Cobham, Hank Jones We Watch Joss Stone, Gregory Porter, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen,…

Ice Cube releases ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted,’ his first album after his split from N.W.A. (1990)

Ice Cube's 'AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted' is his solo debut studio album released on May 16, 1990 after his split from N.W.A. by Priority.Track Listing : 1.Better Off Dead (Sir Jinx) - 01:03 . 2.The Nigga Ya Love To Hate (Ice Cube, E. Sadler) - 03:15 . . 3.Amerikkka'S Most Wanted (Ice Cube, E. Sadler, Keith Shocklee) - 04:05 . . 4.What They Hittin' Foe? (The Average White Band, Ice Cube) - 01:20 .…

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 &…

We remember Percy Heath from the Modern Jazz Quartet. ‘Modern Jazz Percy’

This day (April 28, 2005), in Southampton, New York, died Percy Heath, an American jazz bassist, member of the Modern Jazz Quartet.Digest Tracklist : Modern Jazz Quartet - 'Round Midnight . Heath Brothers (2004) . Modern Jazz Quartet - Summertime (1987) . Documentary (2004) . Heath Brothers - Brotherly Jazz . Heath Brothers, Rome (1981) . Modern Jazz Quartet - Winter Tale (1964) . Tracklist :…

We remember Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen. ‘AKA NHØP’

This day (April 19, 2005), in Copenhagen, Denmark, died Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, a Danish jazz bassist.Digest Tracklist : Gustav Csík Trió - Tribute to Great Niels Pedersen (1990) . w/ Milt Jackson & Benny Golson & Art Farmer - Blues for Diahann (1997) . w/ Joe Pass - Corcovado (1992) . Tete Montoliu Quartet - Bohemia afterdark 1988) . Oscar Peterson - Easter Suite (1984) . Clark…

Modern Jazz Quartet record their ‘European Concert’ album in Sweden (1960)

Modern Jazz Quartet's 'European Concert' is a live album recorded on April 11, 12 & 13, 1960 in Sweden and released In 1962 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Django (John Lewis) - 05:32 . 2.Bluesology (Milt Jackson) - 04:39 . 3.I Should Care (Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston) - 05:33 . 4.La Ronde (John Lewis) - 03:07 . 5.I Remember Clifford (Benny Golson, Jon Hendricks) - 05:15 .…

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 John Lewis of the Modern Jazz Quartet fame. ‘John Left The Notes’

This day (March 29, 2001), in New York City, died John Aaron Lewis, an American jazz pianist, composer and musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet.Digest Tracklist : Django (2000) . w/ Davor Kajfes - in Zagreb (1994) . w/ Hank Jones - Manha` De Carnaval . w/ Toshiko Akiyoshi - Willow Weep For Me . w/ Modern Jazz Quartet - Bags Groove (1987) . w/ Modern Jazz Quartet - The Golden Striker…

ABC Paramount publish Quincy Jones’ debut album : ‘This Is How I Feel About Jazz’ (1957)

Quincy Jones' 'This Is How I Feel About Jazz' is his debut album recorded in New-York City and released on March 21, 1957 by Abc Paramount.Track Listing : 1.Walkin' (Richard Carpenter) – 10:47 . 2.Stockholm Sweetnin' (Quincy Jones) – 05:41 . 3.Evening In Paris (Quincy Jones) – 04:09 . 4.Sermonette (Adderley, Hendricks) – 05:58 . 5.A Sleepin' Bee (Arlen, Capote) – 04:42 . 6.Boo'S Blues (Jones) –…

Modern Jazz Quartet record ‘Three Windows’ with the New York Chamber Symphony (1987)

'Three Windows' by the Modern Jazz Quartet is an album recorded between March 16 & 20, 1987 with the New York Chamber Symphony and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Three Windows (John Lewis) - 08:13 . 2.Kansas City Breaks (John Lewis) - 06:29 . 3.Encoutner In Cagnes (John Lewis) - 12:28 . 4.Django (John Lewis) - 07:54 . 5.A Day In Dubrovnik (John Lewis) - 16:34…

This week In Jazz Legends 06/52

Michel Petrucciani, Anthony Jackson & Steve Gadd, John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Smith, Wayne Shorter Quartet, Ramsey Lewis, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer & Nhøp, Lalo Schifrin, The Bad Plus, Stan Kenton, Count BasieThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

Modern Jazz Quartet record ‘For Ellington’ a tribute album for East West (1988)

Modern Jazz Quartet's 'For Ellington' is a tribute album recorded on February 1-3, 1988 in New-York City and released the same year by East West.Track Listing : 1.For Ellington (John Lewis) - 08:01 . 2.Jack The Bear (Duke Ellington) - 05:04 . 3.Prelude To A Kiss (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills) - 05:05 . 4.It Don'T Mean A Thing (If It Ain'T Got That Swing) (Duke Ellington, Irving…

Happy Birthday Benny Golson. ‘Along Came Benny’

This day (January 25, 1929), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Benny Golson,an American bebop & hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist.Tracklist : Take The A Train (2009) . Killer Joe (2009) . Interview & Live. . Milt Jackson & Benny Golson & Art Farmer & NHØP - Blues for Diahann (1997) . Freddie Hubbard & Stablemates (1989) . w/ Alan Branscombe, Dave Goldberg, Tubby Hayes -…

Modern Jazz Quartet begins the recording of ‘Lonely Woman,’ an album for Atlantic (1962)

Modern Jazz Quartet's 'Lonely Woman' is an album recorded on January 24, 25 & 29 and February 2, 1962 and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Lonely Woman (Ornette Coleman) - 06:20 . 2.Animal Dance (John Lewis) - 04:05 . 3.New York 19 (John Lewis) - 07:59 . 4.Belkis (John Lewis) - 03:43 . 5.Why Are You Blue? (Gary Mcfarland) - 06:34 . 6.Fugato (John Lewis) - 02:48 . 7.Lamb,…

Modern Jazz Quartet records ‘Fontessa,’ an album for Atlantic (1956)

Modern Jazz Quartet's 'Fontessa' is an album recorded from January 22 till February 14, 1956 and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Versailles (John Lewis) - 03:22 . 2.Angel Eyes (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) - 03:48 . 3.Fontessa (John Lewis) - 11:12 . 4.Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg) - 03:50 . 5.Bluesology (Milt Jackson) - 05:04 . 6.Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) -…

We remember Jimmy Heath. ‘Little Heath Man’

This day (January 19, 2020), in Loganville, Georgia, died Jimmy Heath a.k.a Little Bird, an American jazz saxophonist and brother of bassist Percy Heath and drummer Albert Heath.Digest Tracklist : w/ Mulgrew Miller, David Wong & Tootie Heath – Fungii Mamma (2009) . Documentary . w/ the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra (2005) . All Blues (1992) . Heath Brothers Quartet – Live in Rome . Heath…

We remember Oscar Peterson. ‘And The Oscar Goes To …’

This day (December 23, 2007), in Mississauga, Ontario, died Oscar Peterson, a Canadian jazz pianist and composer.Tracklist : Cakewalk (2004) . Take the A Train . w/ Count Basie - Jumpin' At The Woodside . w/ Joe Pass – You Look Good to Me . Sweet Georgia Brown . C Jam Blues (1964) . Live in Italy (1961) . Tracklist : Oscar Peterson Plays the Duke Ellington Song book is an album recorded…

This week In Jazz Legends 50/52

Dinah Shore , Andy Williams , Ella Fitzgerald, Milt Jackson, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner , Dave Brubeck, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Jim Hall, Jean Luc Ponty, Herbie HancockThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 327 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious…

Happy Birthday Lou Donaldson. ‘Blues Walking With Lou’

This day (November 1, 1926), in Badin, North Carolina, is born Lou Donaldson, an American jazz alto saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Whiskey Drinkin’ Woman’ (2015) . Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (2013) . Blues Walk . w/ Lonnie Smith – Alligator Boogaloo (2004) . What a wonderful world . w/ Arnett Cobb, Jimmy Ford & Calvin Owens – Take The A Train (1986) . Summertime (1986) . Lou Donaldson Top…

This week In Jazz Legends 42/52

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat king Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave Brubeck, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Micky Roker, Shirley Horn, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington , Gene Krupa, Anita O'Day, Roy Eldridge, Miles Davis,…

This week In Jazz Legends 41/52

Pat Metheny, Kenny Garrett, Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea, Pharoah Sanders, John Hicks, Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer, NHØP, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Chucho Valdes, Archie Shepp, Max Roach, Abdullah Ibrahim, James Blood Ulmer, Sam RiversThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 352 Posts we…

Prestige Records tape ‘Sonny Rollins with the Modern Jazz Quartet’ (1953)

Sonny Rollins with the Modern Jazz Quartet' is an album (including four tracks performed with the Modern Jazz Quartet) recorded on January 17, December 17, 1951 & October 7, 1953 by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.The Stopper (Sonny Rollins) - 02:59 . 2.Almost Like Being In Love (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 03:26 . 3.No Moe (Sonny Rollins) - 03:32 . 4.In A Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington,…

We remember Art Farmer. ‘The State of Art’

This day (October 4, 1999), in New York, died Art Farmer, an American jazz trumpeter and flugelhorn player.Digest Tracklist : Blue Monk . w/ Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Nhøp & Toots Thielemans – Bags Groove (1997) . w/ Gerry Mulligan & Lee Konitz – Godchild . w/ Lionel Hampton – How High The Moon + Sing, Sing, Sing (1988) . Petite Belle (1964) . Sometime Ago . Tracklist : Mox Nix . Like…

We remember Miles Davis. ‘Last Miles’

This day (September 28, 1991), in Santa Monica, California, died Miles Dewey Davis III a.k.a. Miles Davis, a America trumpeter.Digest Tracklist : w/ Chaka Khan – Human Nature (Montreux 1989) . DonT Stop Me Now (Paris 1989) . Time After Time (1985) . Bitches Brew (1970) . Perfect Way . Joshua (1964) . w/ Marcus Miller – Mr Pastorius . Gingerbread Boy (1967) . Round About Midnight (1967) . Autumn…

Motown publish The Temptations’s ‘For Lovers Only,’ their final album with Melvin Franklin (1995)

The Temptations's 'For Lovers Only' is an album (featuring the final recordings of Melvin Franklin) released on September 26, 1995 by Motown.Track Listing : 1.Some Enchanted Evening (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) - 05:28 . 2.I'Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 05:49 . 3.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 04:44 . 4.Night And Day (Cole Porter) - 03:53 .…

The Modern Jazz Quartet begins the recording of their album : ‘Pyramid’ (1959)

The Modern Jazz Quartet's 'Pyramid' is an album recorded on August 22 & 25 and December 21, 1959 and January 15, 1960 and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Vendome (John Lewis) - 02:30 . 2.Pyramid (Blues For Junior) (Ray Brown) - 10:46 . 3.It Don'T Mean A Thing (If It Ain'T Got That Swing) (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 05:02 . 4.Django (John Lewis) - 04:36 . 5.How High…

Jack Bruce records ‘Things We Like’ with John McLaughlin, Dick Heckstall-Smith and Jon Hiseman (1968)

Jack Bruce's 'Things We Like' is an album recorded in August 1968 with John McLaughlin, Dick Heckstall-Smith and Jon Hiseman and released In 1970 by Polydor / Atco.Track Listing : 1.Over The Cliff (Jack Bruce) - 02:56 . 2.Statues (Jack Bruce) - 07:35 . 3.Sam Enchanted Dick (Jack Bruce) - 07:28 .A.Sam Sack (Milt Jackson) .B.Rill'S Thrills (Dick Heckstall-Smith) . 4.Born To Be Blue (Mel Tormé,…