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Charlie Parker

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 […]

We remember Charlie Parker. ‘The Bird Flew Away’

This day (March 12, 1955), in New York City, New York, died Charles ‘Charlie’ Parker, Jr. , an American jazz saxophonist . Tracklist : Laughing At Coleman Hawkins . w/ Dizzy Gillespie – Hot House . The Charlie Parker Story . Charlie Parker documentary BBC . Tracklist : Ornithology . All The Things You Are […]

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) . […]

Wes Montgomery records his debut album : ‘Fingerpickin” for Pacific…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Fingerpickin” is his debut album recorded on December 30, 1957 and featuring seven tracks originally released as The Montgomery Brothers. Track Listing : 1.Sound Carrier (Buddy Montgomery) – 06:57 . 2.Bud’S Beaux Arts (Buddy Montgomery) – 07:33 . 3.Bock To Bock (Buddy Montgomery) – 10:08 . 4.Billie’S Bounce (Charlie Parker) – 04:42 . […]

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 […]

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring…

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) […]

Rca Victor publish Tom Harrell’s ‘Time’s Mirror’ (1999)

Tom Harrell’s ‘Time’s Mirror’ is a big band album released on September 14, 1999 by Rca Victor. Track Listing : 1.Shapes (Tom Harrell) – 08:19 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 03:32 . 3.Daily News (Tom Harrell) – 04:01 . 4.Dream (Johnny Mercer) – 02:47 . 5.Chasin’ The Bird (Charlie Parker) […]

Nonesuch publish ‘Nearness’ by Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau…

‘Nearness’ by Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau is their first album together, recorded live in Europe in 2011 and released on September 9, 2016. Track Listing : 1.Ornithology (Benny Harris, Charlie Parker) – 08:40 – . 2.Always August (Brad Mehldau) – 10:57 – . 3.In Walked Bud (Thelonious Monk) – 09:58 – . 4.Mehlsancholy Mode […]

Atlantic tape ‘The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2’ with…

‘The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2’ is a live album recorded on August 3 & 31, 1958 with Sonny Rollins appearing on two numbers and released in 1959 By Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Medley: Stardust/I Can’T Get Started/Lover Man (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish/Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin/Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman) – […]

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie record ‘Bird & Diz’ for…

‘Bird & Diz’ by Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie is a studio album recorded (primarily) on June 6, 1950 with Thelonious Monk and Buddy Rich and released in 1952 by Clef. Track Listing : 1.Bloomdido (Charlie Parker) – 03:25 . 2.My Melancholy Baby (Ernie M. Burnett, George A. Norton) – 03:24 . 3.Relaxin’ With Lee […]