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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 […]

Dexter Gordon records ‘Go!’ his tenth album for Blue Note (1962)

Dexter Gordon’s ‘Go!’ is his tenth studio album recorded on August 27, 1962 and released the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Cheese Cake (Dexter Gordon) – 06:33 . 2.Guess I’Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) – 05:23 . 3.Second Balcony Jump (Billy Eckstine, Gerald Valentine) – 07:05 […]

This week In Jazz Legends 09

Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver, The Bad Plus, Joshua Redman, Chris Barber, Joe Williams, Eddie Harris, Dave Holland, Quincy Jones, Lalo Schifrin, John Surman, Miles Davis, The Great Quartet. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 294 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . […]

Blue Note publish Herbie Hancock’s debut album : ‘Takin’…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Takin’ Off’ feat. ‘Watermelon Man is his debut album recorded on May 28, 1962 and released the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock) – 07:09 . 2.Three Bags Full (Herbie Hancock) – 05:27 . 3.Empty Pockets (Herbie Hancock) – 06:09 . 4.The Maze (Herbie Hancock) – 06:45 […]

This week In Jazz Legends 02

Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Arturo Sandoval, Branford Marsalis, Dexter Gordon, Thelonious Monk, Joshua Redman, Sonny Rollins, Mal Waldron, Woody Shaw , Pharoah Sanders, Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Andy Sheppard, Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack Dejohnette, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow, Antonio Sanchez. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 217 Posts we […]

This week In Jazz Legends 01

Miles Davis & Gill Evans Orchestra, Dexter Gordon, Wes Montgomery, Martial Solal, Johnny Griffin, Charles Mingus, Gerry Mulligan, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval, Elvin Jones, Sonny Rollins , Joshua Redman , Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Billy Cobham, Dave Brubeck, e.s.t.. They are the Jazz Legends selected among the 209 Posts we publish […]

Today and for the next two days, McCoy Tyner records ‘Soliloquy’ for…

McCoy Tyner’s ‘Soliloquy’ is a solo album recorded on February 19, 20 & 21, 1991 and released the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Crescent (John Coltrane) – 5:02 . 2.Española (Mccoy Tyner) – 03:58 . 3.All The Things You Are (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) – 04:15 . 4.Twilight Mist (Mccoy Tyner) […]

One Broadway

From ‘Give my regards to Broadway’ to ‘Broadway Bossa Nova’, we have mixed 18 ‘Pure Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Broadway‘. It has Dave Brubeck, Herb Ellis. Bob Maize. Jimmy Smith , Mongo Santamaria, Peruchin & Charlie Palmieri and many more.

Americans in Paris

From ‘Made You Love Paris’ to ‘Florence Sur Les Champs-Elysees’ , we have mixed 20 ‘Pure Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘American Jazzmen in (and about) Paris‘. It has Mary Lou Williams, Duke Ellington, The Ray Draper Quintet, Cal Tjader and many more.

Jazzin’Around Blue Rondo

Starting and ending with Dave Brubeck‘s composition ‘(Round, Round, Round) Blue Rondo’, we have mixed 18 ‘linked together by a clue that you have to guess‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Dave Brubeck‘. It has Marlena Shaw, Astrud Gilberto featuring Zoot Sims, Dexter Gordon, Bessie Smith and many more.

Star-Studied

From ‘Lone Star Moon’ to ‘Star Dust’ , we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz & Latin‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Stars‘. “Star-Studied” has Bill Evans, Maria Bethania , Yusef Lateef, Perry Como and many more.

James Van Heusen Goes All The Way

From ‘Polka Dots And Moonbeams’ to ‘Darn That Dream’ , we have mixed 21 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘James Van Heusen‘. It has Bobby Darin, Chico Hamilton, Frank Sinatra, Oscar Peterson and many more.