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This week In Jazz Legends 33

Miles Davis, Kenny Garrett, Grover Washington Jr, Milton Nascimento, Wagner Tiso, Tony Bennett, Ahmad Jamal, Yusef Lateef, Arturo O’Farrill, Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau, Cyrus Chestnut, Buster Williams, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, David Liebman, Joe Lovano, Wadada Leo Smith, Ornette Coleman. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 197 Posts […]

Miles Davis plays in Hamburg (1987)

November 24, 1987 – Miles Davis will be with Kenny Garrett (as, fl), Robert Irving III (synth), Adam Holzman (synth), Joe “Foley” McCreary (g), Darryl Jones (el-b), Ricky Wellman (d) and Rudy Bird (perc) at Fabrik in Hamburg, Germany

Freddie Hubbard takes his Quintet to Berlin (1985)

November 2, 1985 – the Freddie Hubbard Quintet – that is Freddie Hubbard (tp, flug), Kenny Garrett (as, fl), Mark Templeton (p), Ira Coleman (b) and Carl Allen (d) – plus Dizzy Gillespie and Woody Shaw as guests will be at the Berlin Jazz Festival in West Berlin

Miles Davis attends ‘Warsaw Jazz Jamboree’ (1988)

October 30, 1988 – Miles Davis with Kenny Garrett (as), Benny Rietveld (b), Foley (g), Ricky Wellman (d), Adam Holzman & Joey DeFrancesco (kb) and Marilyn Mazur (perc) perform two sets at the Sala Kongresowa in Warsaw, Poland for the “Jazz Jamboree”

Deutsche Grammophon publish Sting’s ninth album : ‘If on a…

Sting’s ‘If on a Winter’s Night…’ is his ninth studio album released on October 26 & 27, 2009 by Deutsche Grammophon. Track Listing : 1.Gabriel’S Message (Traditional) – 02:34 . 2.Soul Cake (Elena Mezzetti, Noel Paul Stookey) – 03:29 . 3.There Is No Rose Of Such Virtue (Sting) – 00:00 . 4.The Snow It Melts […]

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Gershwin’s World’ his forty-second…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Gershwin’s World’ is his forty-second album recorded with Joni Mitchell, Chick Corea, Stevie Wonder, Wayne Shorter, etc and released on October 20, 1998 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Overture (Fascinating Rhythm) (George Gershwin) – 00:54 . 2.It Ain’T Necessarily So (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 04:44 . 3.The Man I Love (George Gershwin, […]

On TV Today, Miles Davis at ‘Night Music’ (1989)

October 18, 1989 – you do not miss Miles Davis with Kenny Garrett (fl, as), David Sanborn (as), Joe “Foley” McCreary (g), Adam Holzman (synth), Marcus Miller (el-b), Ricky Wellman (d), Don Alias (perc) at David Sanborn’s TV show “Night Music” on NBC

This week In Jazz Legends 23

Pat Metheny, Kenny Garrett, Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea, Pharoah Sanders, John Hicks, Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer, NHØP, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Chucho Valdes, Archie Shepp, Max Roach, Abdullah Ibrahim, James Blood Ulmer, Sam Rivers. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected […]

Happy Birthday Kenny Garrett. ‘Kenny G Like Garrett’

This day (October 9, 1960), in Detroit, Michigan , is born Kenny Garrett, an American jazz saxophonist and flautist. Digest Tracklist : Chasing The Wind (2019) . w/Chucho Valdes – Chucho’s Step (2017) . Happy People (2013) . J Mac (2012) . Documentary . Inner City Blues . Wayne’S Thing (1999) . w/ Rick Braun, […]

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 DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tyner, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, […]

Mack Avenue publish Kenny Garrett’s ‘Pushing the World Away’…

Kenny Garrett’s ‘Pushing the World Away’ is a studio album released on September 17, 2013 by Mack Avenue Records. Track Listing : 1.A Side Order Of Hijiki (Kenny Garrett) – 03:44 . 2.Hey, Chick (Kenny Garrett) – 06:05 . 3.Chucho’S Mambo (Kenny Garrett) – 07:45 . 4.Lincoln Center (Kenny Garrett) – 06:26 . 5.J’Ouvert (Homage […]

This week In Jazz Legends (special collaborations) 20

Bobby McFerrin, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Randy Crawford, Joe Sample, Kenny Garrett, Roy Ayers, Oscar D’Leon, Steve Turre, Joe Zawinul, Trilok Gurtu, Freddie Hubbard, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Lenny White, Jim Hall, Attila Zoller, Red Mitchell, Daniel Humair, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Grady Tate, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Hermeto Pascoal, Stan Getz, Larry Coryell, […]

Happy Birthday Roy Ayers. ‘Everybody Loves Roy’

This day (September 10, 1940), in Los Angeles, California, is born Roy Ayersa composer and vibraphone player, he began his career in post-bop jazz, helped pioneer jazz-funk in the 1970s and ventured into house and hip-hop during the 2000s and 2010s.

Lieb & the Miles’ Sopranos

Dave Liebman, who turns 70 today belongs to the “soprano sax players featured on a Miles Davis studio record” small club. A club of eleven members – not counting anyone we may have missed : Wayne Shorter (“Bitches Brew”, “In a Silent Way”, “Big Fun”), Kenny Garrett (“Amandla”), Dave Liebman (“On the Corner”, “Dark Magus”), […]