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Kenny Garrett

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”), […]

Warner Bros. release ‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux,’ a…

‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux’ is the last album (a collaboration with Quincy Jones for the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival) recorded by Miles Davis and released on August 10, 1993 by Warner Bros. Track listing : 1.Introduction (Quincy Jones, Claude Nobs) – 01:23 . 2.Boplicity (Cleo Henry) – 03:40 . 3.Introduction to Miles Ahead […]

Miles Davis plays in Hamburg (1990)

July 30, 1990 – Miles Davis (tp, kb) plays with Kenny Garrett (s, fl), Joseph Mccreary (g, voc), Kei Akagi (kb), Richard Patterson (b), Ricky Wellman (d), Erin Davis (perc) at Kunstinsel in Hamburg, Germany

Warner Bros. publish Miles Davis’ ‘Amandla,’ his third (and…

Miles Davis’ ‘Amandla’ is his third (and final) collaboration with Marcus Miller, released on May 18, 1989 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Catémbe (Marcus Miller) – 05:35 . 2.Cobra (George Duke) – 5:15 . 3.Big Time (Marcus Miller) – 05:40 . 4.Hannibal (Marcus Miller) – 05:49 . 5.Jo-Jo (Marcus Miller) – 04:51 . 6.Amandla […]

Sixth ‘International Jazz Day’ happens in Cuba (2017)

April 30, 2017 – Ambrose Akinmusire, Melissa Aldana, Richard Bona, Regina Carter, Kurt Elling, Roberto Fonseca, Kenny Garrett, Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Ivan Lins, Marcus Miller, Youn Sun Nah, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Antonio Sánchez, Esperanza Spalding, Chucho Valdés and many more are gathered at Gran Teatro de la Habana Alicia Alonso in Cuba for the 6th […]