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This week In Jazz Legends 42

Cassandra Wilson, David Murray, Lambert, Hendricks and Bavan, Blue Note All Stars, Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock Quintet VSOP, Benny Carter, Larry Coryell, Larry Carlton, John Abercrombie, John Scofield, Tal Farlow, Clark Terry, Steve Gadd, Dinah Washington. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 215 Posts we publish […]

We remember Lee Morgan

This day (February 19, 1972), in New York, died Edward Lee Morgan, an American hard bop trumpeter. Tracklist : I Remember Clifford (1958) . w/ John Gilmore – Theme For Stacy . w/ Art Blakey – Buhaina’S Delight (1965) . w/ Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers – Goldie (1959) . I Remember Britt . […]

Lee Morgan records ‘The Sidewinder’ for Blue Note (1964)

Lee Morgan’s ‘The Sidewinder’ is an album recorded on December 21, 1963 and released in 1964 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.The Sidewinder (Lee Morgan) – 10:25 . 2.Totem Pole (Lee Morgan) – 10:11 . 3.Gary’S Notebook (Lee Morgan) – 06:03 . 4.Boy, What A Night (Lee Morgan) – 07:30 . 5.Hocus Pocus (Lee […]

Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took his Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany. The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties / Sixties line-ups : Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean. […]

John Coltrane records ‘Blue Train,’ his second studio album, for…

John Coltrane’s ‘Blue Train’ is his second studio album recorded on September 15, 1957 by Blue Note Records. Track Listing : 1.Blue Train (John Coltrane) – 10:43 . 2.Moment’S Notice (John Coltrane) – 09:10 . 4.Locomotion (John Coltrane) – 07:14 . 5.I’M Old Fashioned (Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern) – 07:58 . 6.Lazy Bird (John Coltrane) […]

Dizzy Gillespie records ‘Birks’ Works’ in New-York with Lee…

Dizzy Gillespie’s ‘Birks’ Works’ is an album recorded on April 7 & 8, 1957 at a New York City Studio.and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Jordu (Duke Jordan) – 04:13 . 2.Birks’ Works (Dizzy Gillespie) – 04:56 . 3.Umbrella Man (Vincent Rose, Larry Stock, James Cavanaugh) – 03:02 . 4.Autumn Leaves […]