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This week In Jazz Legends 48/52

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan…

We remember Roy Hargrove. ‘The Groove Factor’

This day (November 2, 2018), in Los Angeles, died Roy Hargrove, an American jazz trumpeter.Digest Tracklist : The Seattle Vibe (2017) . Washington DC (2014) . Seoul Jazz Festival (2013) . Roy Allen (2010) . w/ The Rh-Factor - Rich Man'S…

The Miles Davis Quintet performs in Stockholm (1967)

October 31, 1967 - the Miles Davis Quintet - that is Miles Davis (tp), Wayne Shorter (ts), Herbie Hancock (p), Ron Carter (b) and Tony Williams (d) - plays at the Konserthuset in Stockholm, Sweden The show will be taped by Sveriges Radio…

Happy Birthday Eddie Henderson. ‘Fusionable’

This day (October 26, 1940), in New York, is born Eddie Henderson, an American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player influenced by Booker Little, Clifford Brown, Woody Shaw and Miles Davis.Digest Tracklist : Phantoms . w/ Al Foster quintet –…

Happy Birthday Paul Simon. ‘Simon Sings’

This day (October 13, 1941), in Newark, New Jersey, is born Paul Frederic Simon simply known as Paul Simon, American musician, singer-songwriter, one half of Simon & GarfunkelDigest Tracklist : Sounds of Silence (w/ Art Garfunkel,…

Happy Birthday Sting. ‘Sumner Time’

This day (October 2, 1951), in Wallsend, Northumberland, England, is born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner a.k.a. Sting, English singer and songwriter, co-founder of The PoliceDigest Tracklist : Only the Wind (w/ Eberhard Schoener & The…

Happy Dave Holland. ‘President Holland’

This day (October 1, 1946), in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire England, is born Dave Holland, an English jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader who has been performing and recording for five decades.Digest Tracklist : w/ Zakir Hussain…

Playing Miles

'So What', 'Blue In Green', 'Freddie Freeloader', 'All Blues' etc. Miles Davis who passed away today 29 years ago, has left many compositions for the ages. Some of them have been covered by famous and not so famous artists.Sting, Marcus…

Herbie, Shirley et al pay tribute to Jobim (1993)

September 27, 1993 - Shirley Horn, Gal Costa, Jon Hendricks, Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Oscar Castro-Neves, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason pay tribute to Brazilian Icon Antônio Carlos Jobim at the Free Jazz Festival in…

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…