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Lester Bowie

We remember Lester Bowie. ‘Lester, Seriously?’

This day (November 8, 1999), in New York, died Lester Bowie, an American jazz trumpet player composer, bandleader, member of the AACM and cofounder of the Art Ensemble of Chicago. Digest Tracklist : w/ Steel Band – Umbria Jazz Festival . w/ Brass Fantasy – Jazzfest Berlin’86 . w/ New York Organ’S Ensemble – Live […]

Sun Ra takes his All Stars+ Arkestra to Berlin (1983)

October 29, 1983 – the Sun Ra All Stars – that is Don Cherry (tp,voc), Lester Bowie (tp), Marshall Allen (as,perc), John Gilmore (ts,fl), Archie Shepp (ts,voc), Sun Ra (kb), Richard Davis (b), Clifford Jarvis (d), Philly Joe Jones (d) and Famoudou Don Moye (perc) – participate in Jazztage at Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany

The Art Ensemble of Chicago record ‘Fanfare for the Warriors’ for…

The Art Ensemble of Chicago’s ‘Fanfare for the Warriors’ is an album recorded on September 6–8, 1973 with Lester Bowie, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Malachi Favors Maghostut and Don Moye along with Muhal Richard Abrams and released the same year by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Illistrum (Malachi Favors Maghostut) – 08:17 . 2.Barnyard Scuffel Shuffel […]

This week In Jazz Legends 07

Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, Lester Bowie, Henry Mancini, Art Blakey, Jazz Messengers, Marcus Miller, Gil Evans Orchestra, Roy Hargrove, Karriem Riggins, Spyro Gyra. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 271 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 […]

‘Unforeseen Blessings’ by The Leaders

‘Unforeseen Blessings’ by The Leaders is their third album featuring an all-star jazz group – that is Lester Bowie, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Cecil McBee, Kirk Lightsey and Don Moye – recorded on December 19–20, 1988 and released in 1989 By Black Saint. Track Listing : 1.In A Minute (Kirk Lightsey) – 02:51 . 2.Hip […]