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Giant Steps

This week In Jazz Legends 29/52

Deodato, The Zawinul Syndicate, Billy Cobham, Max Roach, Horace Silver, Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, Benny Goodman, Vi Redd, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Arista All Stars, Rahsaan Roland Kirk

We remember John Coltrane. ‘Trane Leaving’

This day (July 17, 1967 ), in Huntington, New York City, died John Coltrane, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Naima (1965) 2 . A Love Supreme (1965) 3 . Afro Blue / Alabama / Impressions (1963) 4 . Alabama 5 . w/…

We Remember McCoy Tyner. ‘Really McCoy?’

This day (March 6, 2020), in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died Alfred McCoy Tynerr, jazz pianist member of the John Coltrane Quartet before embracing a long solo career.Tracklist : w/ John Scofield - Fly with the wind (2018) . For All We…

Happy Birthday Chris Potter

This day (January 1st, 1971), in Chicago, Illinois,, is born Chris Potter, an American jazz saxophonist, composer and multi-instrumentalist.Tracklist : w/ NYU Ensemble - Tangerine (2019) . w/ Dr Lonnie Smith Trio - @ Festival…

We remember Betty Carter. ‘Betty Bop’

This day (September 26, 1998), died Lillie Mae Jones a.k.a Betty Carter, an American jazz singe.Digest Tracklist : Giant Steps . How High The Moon (1994) . Droppin’ Things (1990) . Sounds . Tight . Don’T Weep For The Lady (1980) . What’S…

Playing Coltrane

'Naima','Giant Steps', 'Mr.PC' etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists.Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack…