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This week In Jazz Legends 53

Roland Hanna, Erroll Garner, Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Evans, Gordon Beck, Kenny Wheeler, Charles Mingus, Dizzy Gillespie, Keith Jarrett, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea , Jaco Pastorius Band, Steve Coleman, Jean Luc Ponty. They are the "Jazz Legends"…

On TV today, Dizzy Gillespie at BBC Jazz (1966)

August 17, 1966 - you do not miss the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet - that is Dizzy Gillespie (tp), James Moody (ts, fl), Kenny Barron (p), Christopher Wesley White (b), Rudy Collins (d) on British Television "BBC Jazz"<img…

We remember Max Roach. ‘Smart Max’

This day (August 16, 2007), in Manhattan, New York, died Max Roach, an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.Digest Tracklist : The Third Eye . W/ Randy Weston Duo (Ii) - Well You Needn'T (1999) . Live In Israel . W/ Dizzy…

Happy Birthday Jon Faddis. ‘The Dizzyple’

This day (July 24, 1953), in Oakland, California, is born Jon Faddis, an American jazz trumpet player and conductor.Digest Tracklist : w/ Barcelona Jazz Orquestra - Groovin' For Nat (2020) . w/ Melissa Aldana - New picture (2017) . I…

Dizzy Gillespie parades in Nice (1977)

July 17, 1977 - Dizzy Gillespie performs at the "Grande Parade du Jazz" in Nice, France<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/An-Electrifying-Evening-with-the-Dizzy-Gillespie-Quintet-RVJ.jpg' alt='Dizzy Gillespie -…

Dizzy Gillespie plays at Newport (1970)

July 10, 1970 - Dizzy Gillespie has been invited to the Louis Armstrong concert at "Newport Jazz Festival", RI <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/An-Electrifying-Evening-with-the-Dizzy-Gillespie-Quintet-RVJ.jpg'…

Trumpeters meet Guitarists at Newport (1966)

July 2, 1966 - it is "Trumpet and Guitar Workshop" at the Newport Jazz Festival. On the trumpet side : Bobby Hackett, Clark Terry, Ruby Braff, Red Allen and Dizzy Gillespie and the guitar side George Benson, Charlie Byrd and Kenny Burrell

Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson

Bassist (and contra bassist) extraordinaire, Anthony Jackson, who turns 68 today - Happy Birthday - has been for almost 50 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Anthony has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest…

Happy Birthday Bernard Purdie. ‘So Pretty’

This day (June 11, 1939), in Elkton, Maryland, is born Bernard Lee Purdie a.k.a Pretty Purdie, an American session drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Sugaray Rayford - (2018) . w/ Roy Bennett - Battle (2016) . Souper Groove (2015) . Funky…

We remember Stan Getz. ‘Getz à Go Go’

This day (June 6, 1991), in Malibu, California, died Stan Getz, an American jazz saxophone player who was known as The Sound. Digest Tracklist : Lush Life (1983) . Yours And Mine (1990) . Blood Count (1989) . Dream’S (1986) . w/ Chet Baker…

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…