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Charlie Haden

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…

This week In Jazz Legends 29

Anita O'Day, Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Joshua Redman, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones, Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Desmond, Charlie Haden. They are the "Jazz…

We remember Paul Motian. ‘In Motian’

This day (22 November 2011), in New York City, New York, died Paul Motian, an American jazz drummer, percussionist and composerDigest Tracklist : w/ The Electric Bebop Band - Morpio (2003) . It Should'Ve Happened A Long Time Ago (2005) .…

This week In Jazz Legends 28

Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Paquito D'Rivera, Tete Montoliu, Sonny Rollins, United Jazz and Rock Ensemble, Keith Jarrett, Paul Motian, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Phil Woods, Sheila Jordan, Benny Carter All Stars, Freddie Hubbard,…

Playing Miles

'So What', 'Blue In Green', 'Freddie Freeloader', 'All Blues' etc. Miles Davis who passed away today 28 years ago, has left many compositions for the ages. Some of them have been covered by famous and not so famous artists.Sting, Marcus…

Playing With Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has duetted with a myriad of musicians of all genres and instruments. We have selected twelve of them : Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jim Hall, Ulf Wakenius, Charlie Haden, Joe Diorio,…

Jazzin’Around Pork Pie Hat

Starting and ending with Charles Mingus's composition 'Goodbye Pork Pie Hat', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Charles Mingus'. It has Charlie Haden, Count Basie, Charlie Haden, Billie Holiday & Louis Armstrong…

Jazzin’Around The Shape of Jazz to Come

Starting and ending with Ornette Coleman's composition 'Lonely Woman', we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Ornette Coleman'. It has Chet Baker, Lyambiko, Charles Mingus, Jimmy Rodgers and many more.

Jazz Dancing

From 'Unsquare Dance' to 'Carribean Fire Dance' , we have mixed 14 'Swing' tunes around the theme of 'Dancing with Jazz'. It has Ray Barretto, Nat Adderley, Donal Byrd, Joe Henderson and many more.