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We remember Eddie Harris. ‘Incomparable’

This day (November 5, 1996), in Los Angeles, died Eddie Harris, an American tenor saxophone player. Digest Tracklist : w/ Les Mccann – Compared To What . That Is Why You’Re Over Weight . w/ John Scofield – She’S So Lucky (1994) . w/ Les Mccann & Eddie Harris Live In Ghana (1971) . Listen […]

This week In Jazz Legends 26

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman , Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich, Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil Taylor. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 250 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]

Happy Birthday Lou Donaldson. ‘Blues Walking With Lou’

This day (November 1, 1926), in Badin, North Carolina, is born Lou Donaldson, an American jazz alto saxophonist. Digest Tracklist : Whiskey Drinkin’ Woman’ (2015) . Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (2013) . Blues Walk . w/ Lonnie Smith – Alligator Boogaloo (2004) . What a wonderful world . Laura (1994) . w/ Arnett […]

Charles Mingus records ‘Mingus Three’ (also referred to as…

Charles Mingus’ ‘Mingus Three’ (also referred to as ‘Trio’) is an album recorded on July 9, 1957 with pianist Hampton Hawes and drummer Dannie Richmond and released the same year by Jubilee. Track Listing : 1.Yesterdays (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) – 04:13 . 2.Back Home Blues (Charles Mingus) – 05:29 . 3.I Can’T Get Started […]

Dave Brubeck Quartet records ‘Jazz at the College of the Pacific’…

Dave Brubeck Quartet’s ‘Jazz at the College of the Pacific’ is a live album recorded on December 14, 1953 and released in December 1953 by Fantasy Records. Track Listing : 1.All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 09:12 . 2.Laura (David Raksin, Johnny Mercer) – 03:12 . 3.Lullaby In Rhythm (Walter […]