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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 Lee Konitz. ‘Cool Lee’

This day (October 13, 1927), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Lee Konitz, an American jazz composer and alto saxophonist. Digest Tracklist : Darn that dream (2018) . @ SeixalJazz (2017) . Body & Soul . Live In Italy (2012) . Solar (2008) . w/ Zimbo Trio – Luiza (1999) . w/ Frank Wunch – Thingin’ […]

Playing Miles

‘So What’, ‘Blue In Green’, ‘Freddie Freeloader’, ‘All Blues’ etc. Miles Davis who passed away today 28 years ago, has left many compositions for the ages. Some of them have been covered by famous and not so famous artists. Sting, Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Lee Konitz, John Mclaughlin, Chet Baker, Hiromi, […]

Jazz has its own Woodstock Festival (1981)

September 19, 1981 – Jack DeJohnette, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Anthony Braxton, Lee Konitz, Miroslav Vitouš and many more are in Woodstock to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Creative Music Studio, founded by Karl Berger and Ornette Coleman.

Bill Evans in Europe – The Sixties

For the first time, in August 1964, Bill Evans goes to Europe. Taking drummer Larry Bunker and bassist Chuck Israels to Stockholm in Sweden for a session with local singer Monica Zetterlund and a taping at the national television. For the rest of the sixties, Evans and different trios will come back steadily. (Spring 1965 […]

Lee Konitz records ‘Subconscious-Lee’ an album for Prestige (1949)

Lee Konitz’ ‘Subconscious-Lee’ is an album (with a few tracks were issued on 78rpm under Lennie Tristano’s name) recorded on January 11, 1949 and April 7, 1950 and released in 1955 by Prestige. Track Listing : 1.Progression (Lee Konitz) – 03:00 . 2.Tautology (Lee Konitz) – 02:45 . 3.Retrospection (Lennie Tristano) – 03:09 . 4.Subconscious-Lee […]

…Now They are Four

From ‘Trouble Maker’ to ‘Serenata’, we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Quartets‘. It has Edmond Hall’s Celeste Quartet, John LaSalle Quartet, Oscar Peterson & Stephane Grappelli Quartet , John Cameron Quartet and many more.