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Curtis Fuller

John Coltrane records ‘Blue Train,’ his second studio album, for…

John Coltrane’s ‘Blue Train’ is his second studio album recorded on September 15, 1957 by Blue Note Records. Track Listing : 1.Blue Train (John Coltrane) – 10:43 . 2.Moment’S Notice (John Coltrane) – 09:10 . 4.Locomotion (John Coltrane) – 07:14 . 5.I’M Old Fashioned (Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern) – 07:58 . 6.Lazy Bird (John Coltrane) […]

Freddie Hubbard records ‘The Body & the Soul’ with Eric Dolphy…

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘The Body & the Soul’ is his eighth album recorded on March 11 & May 2, 1963, with among others Eric Dolphy and Wayne Shorter and released the same year by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) – 04:39 . 2.Carnival (Manha De Carnaval) […]

Wayne Shorter records ‘Schizophrenia’ with Herbie Hancock &…

Wayne Shorter’s ‘Schizophrenia’ is his eleventh album recorded on March 10, 1967 with Herbie Hancock and Ron Carter and released the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Tom Thumb (Wayne Shorter) – 06:16 . 2.Go (Wayne Shorter) – 05:42 . 3.Schizophrenia (Wayne Shorter) – 06:50 . 4.Kryptonite (James Spaulding) – 06:29 . 5.Miyako […]

Art Farmer and Benny Golson record together ‘Meet the Jazztet’…

‘Meet the Jazztet’ by Art Farmer & Benny Golson is an album recorded on February 6, 9 & 10, 1960 and released the same year by Argo. Track Listing : 1.Serenata (Leroy Anderson, Mitchell Parish) – 03:30 . 2.It Ain’T Necessarily So (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 04:26 . 3.Avalon (Buddy Desylva, Al Jolson, Vincent […]

Art Blakey records ‘Keystone 3’ with the Jazz Messengers featuring…

Art Blakey’s ‘Keystone 3’ is a live album recorded in January, 1982 with the Jazz Messengers featuring Wynton Marsalis and Branford Marsalis and released in 1982 by Concord Jazz. Track Listing : 1.In Walked Bud (Thelonious Monk) – 08:25 . 2.In A Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills) – 07:15 . 3.Fuller Love […]

Quincy Jones starts the recording of ‘The Quintessence’ with his…

Quincy Jones’ ‘The Quintessence’ is an album recorded with his orchestra on November 29, December 18 and 22, 1961. Track Listing : 1.Quintessence (Quincy Jones) – 04:21 . 2.Robot Portrait (Billy Byers) – 05:25 . 3.Little Karen (Benny Golson) – 03:44 . 4.Straight, No Chaser (Thelonious Monk) – 02:26 . 5.For Lena And Lennie (Quincy […]

Art Blakey records ‘Caravan,’ an album with the Jazz Messengers…

Art Blakey’s ‘Caravan’ is a studio album recorded on October 23 & 24, 1962 with the Jazz Messengers and released in February 1963 by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Juan Tizol) – 09:46 . 2.Sweet ‘N’ Sour (Wayne Shorter) – 05:30 . 3.In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning (David Mann, Bob Hilliard) – […]

Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took hisl Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany. The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties / Sixties line-ups : Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean. […]

Art Blakey celebrates his 70th birthday with an all-star band (1989)

October 9, 1989 – for his 70th birthday, Art Blakey has invited past members of the Jazz Messengers such as Freddie Hubbard, Terence Blanchard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean, Donald Harrison, Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Walter Davis, Jr., Buster Williams, Roy Haynes and Michelle Hendricks at Leverkusen Jazz Festival in Germany

Serenading The Ladies

From ‘While My Lady Sleeps’ to ‘Oh. Lady Be Good!’, we have mixed 17 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Men singing their Ladies‘. It has Les Hooper, Charlie Barnet, The String Quartet, Stan Getz and many more.