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Max Roach

Thelonious Monk records his first studio album : ‘Thelonious Monk…

Thelonious Monk Trio’ is Monk’s first studio album recorded on October 15 and December 18, 1952; September 22, 1954 and released the same year by Prestige. Track Listing : 1.Little Rootie Tootie (Thelonious Monk) – 03:06 . 2.Sweet And Lovely (Gus Amheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias) – 03:33 . 3.Bye-Ya (Thelonious Monk) – 02:46 . […]

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 Nona Hendryx. ‘La Belle Nona’

This day (October 9, 1944), in Trenton, New Jersey, is born Nona Hendryx, an American vocalist, solo artist or one-third of the trio Labelle. Digest Tracklist : Transformation (2019) . I Need Love (2017) . Temple of Heaven (2012) . w/ Sarah Dash – Somebody Somewhere . Labelle – Release Yourself (1991) . Way Down […]

Happy Birthday Abdullah Ibrahim. ‘Dr. Ibrahim’

This day (October 9, 1934), in Cape Town, South Africa, is born Adolph Johannes Brand a.k.a. Dollar Brand a.k.a. Abdullah Ibrahim, a South African pianist and composer. Digest Tracklist : Torino Jazz Festival (2013) . Blue Bolero (2011) . @ Leverkusen (2007) . Cape Town Flower (1999) . Belleayre Music Festival 07 . w/ Carlos […]

Thelonious Monk records ‘Brilliant Corners’ for Riverside (1956)

Thelonious Monk’s ‘Brilliant Corners’ is a studio album recorded on October 9, 15 and December 7, 1956 and released In 1957 by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Brilliant Corners (Thelonious Monk) – 07:42 . 2.Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are (Thelonious Monk) – 13:24 . 3.Pannonica (Thelonious Monk) – 08:50 . 4.I Surrender, Dear (Barry Harris)- 05:25 . 5.Bemsha […]

Duke Ellington records ‘Money Jungle’ with Charles Mingus and Max…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Money Jungle’ is a studio album recorded with Charles Mingus and Max Roach on September 17, 1962 by United Artists. Track Listing : 1.Money Jungle (Duke Ellington) – 05:30 . 2.Fleurette Africaine (African Flower) (Duke Ellington) – 03:36 . 3.Very Special (Duke Ellington) – 04:26 . 4.Warm Valley (Duke Ellington) – 03:33 . […]

Blue Note publish Gregory Porter’s third album : ‘Liquid…

Gregory Porter’s ‘Liquid Spirit’ is his third album released on September 10, 2013. Track Listing : 1.No Love Dying (Gregory Porter) – 03:56 . 2.Liquid Spirit (Gregory Porter) – 03:36 . 3.Lonesome Lover (Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach) – 03:10 . 4.Water Under Bridges (Gregory Porter) – 03:31 . 5.Hey Laura (Gregory Porter) – 03:20 . […]

Max Roach records ‘We Insist! (Freedom Now Suite)’ with Abbey…

Max Roach’s ‘We Insist!’ (subtitled ‘Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite’) is an album recorded on August 31 and September 6, 1960 and released the same year by Candid Records. Track listing : 1.Driva Man (Max Roach, Oscar Brown) – 05:17 . 2.Freedom Day (Max Roach, Brown) – 06:08 . 3.Triptych: Prayer/Protest/Peace (Max Roach) – 08:09 […]

Max Roach records ‘M’Boom’ with eight other drummers and…

Max Roach’s ‘M’Boom’ is an album recorded on July 25, 26 & 27, 1979 and released the same year by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Onomatopoeia (Omar Clay) – 05:17 . 2.Twinkle Toes (Warren Smith) – 03:33 . 3.Caravanserai (Joe Chambers) – 04:01 . 4.January V (Max Roach) – 03:24 . 5.The Glorious Monster (Max Roach) […]

This week In Jazz Legends 13

Deodato, The Zawinul Syndicate, Billy Cobham, Max Roach, Horace Silver, Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, Benny Goodman, Vi Redd, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Arista All Stars, Rahsaan Roland Kirk. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 300 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist […]

Sonny Rollins records ‘Saxophone Colossus’ with Tommy Flanagan, Doug…

Sonny Rollins’ ‘Saxophone Colossus’ is a studio album recorded on June 22, 1956 with Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins & Max Roach and released in December 1956 by Prestige. Track Listing : 1.St. Thomas (Sonny Rollins) – 06:49 . 2.You Don’T Know What Love Is (Gene De Paul, Don Raye) – 06:30 . 3.Strode Rode (Sonny […]

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 08

Harold Mabern, Robert Glasper, Abdullah Ibrahim, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Tommy Flanagan, Bill Evans, Alan Broadbent, Mulgrew Miller, Chick Corea , Esbjörn Svensson, Herbie Hancock, Craig Taborn. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)” performers selected among the 271 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . […]