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This week In Jazz Legends 19

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius, Miles Davis, Sun Ra , John Zorn, Dexter Gordon. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 253 Posts we publish […]

Major jazz artists celebrate Blue Note 50th Anniversary in Japan (1989)

August 26, 1989 – Art Blakey, Bobby Hutcherson, Bobby Watson, Chick Corea, Dave Weckl, Dianne Reeves, Don Pullen, George Adams, Herbie Hancock, John Patitucci, Les McCann, Lou Rawls, Mulgrew Miller, Robin Eubanks, Ron Carter, Stanley Turrentine, Terrence Blanchard, Tony Williams and many more. They all perform at “Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival 89 with Blue Note” […]

Art Blakey plays at Montreux Jazz (1983)

July 23, 1983 – Art Blakey plays with Terence Blanchard (tp), Donald Harrison (as), Jean Toussaint (ts), Johnny O’Neal (p), Lonnie Plaxico (b) at “Montreux Jazz Festival”, Switzerland

Thelonious Monk records ‘Monk’s Music’ with John Coltrane,…

Thelonious Monk’s ‘Monk’s Music’ is an album recorded on June 26, 1957 by a septet featuring Coleman Hawkins, Art Blakey and John Coltrane and released the same year by Riverside Records. Track Listing : 1.Abide With Me (Henry Francis Lyte, William Henry Monk) – 0:54 . 2.Well, You Needn’T (Thelonious Monk) – 11:24 . 3.Ruby, […]

This week In Jazz Legends 07

Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, Lester Bowie, Henry Mancini, Art Blakey, Jazz Messengers, Marcus Miller, Gil Evans Orchestra, Roy Hargrove, Karriem Riggins, Spyro Gyra. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 271 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 […]

‘Sonny Rollins records ‘Vol. 2’ with Thelonious Monk and…

‘Sonny Rollins, Vol. 2’ is an album recorded by Rollins on April 14, 1957 with Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver (both on the Monk composition ‘Misterioso’) and released the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Why Don’T I? (Sonny Rollins)- 05:44 . 2.Wail March (Sonny Rollins)- 06:11 . 3.Misterioso (Thelonious Monk, Denzil Best)- […]

Jimmy Smith records ‘Cool Blues’ in a New-York Club with Lou…

Jimmy Smith’s ‘Cool Blues’ is a live album recorded on April 7, 1958 at Small’s Paradise in New York City and released in 1978 By Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Dark Eyes (Traditional) – 11:43 . 2.Groovin’ At Small’S (Babs Gonzales) – 12:01 . 3.A Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie) – 17:04 . 4.Cool Blues […]