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Max Roach

We remember Cecil Taylor. ‘Still Ahead Cecil’

This day ( April 5, 2018), in New York City, died Cecil Percival Tayloran American free jazz pianist Digest Tracklist : Perugia (2009) . Improvisation #1 (Excerpt) (2007) . Song 2 (2004) . w/ Max Roach – Duo (2000) . w/ Thurman Barker – Frankfurt (1995) . @ Jazz Ost-West Festival (1984) . w/ Art […]

Abbey Lincoln records ‘Straight Ahead’ with Eric Dolphy, Coleman…

Abbey Lincoln’s ‘Straight Ahead’ is an album recorded on February 22, 1961 with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach and others and released the same year by Candid. Track Listing : 1.Straight Ahead (Abbey Lincoln, Earl Baker, Mal Waldron)- 05:24 . 2.When Malindy Sings (Oscar Brown, Paul Lawrence Dunbar)- 04:05 . 3.In The Red (Chips […]

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Sings Bessie Smith,’ an album for…

Dinah Washington’s ‘Dinah Sings Bessie Smith’ is an album recorded on December 30, 1957 and January 20, 1958. Track Listing : 1.After You’Ve Gone (Turner Layton, Henry Creamer) – 03:39 . 2.Send Me To The ‘Lectric Chair (George Brooks, Fletcher Henderson) – 03:17 . 3.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) – 03:12 . 4.Trombone Butter […]

Sonny Rollins records ‘Tour de Force’ with Kenny Drew, George…

Sonny Rollins ‘ ‘Tour de Force’ is an album recorded on December 7, 1956 with Kenny Drew, George Morrow, Max Roach and vocals by Earl Coleman on two tracks and released in 1957 By Prestige. Track Listing : 1.Ee-Ah (Sonny Rollins) – 06:52 . 2.B. Quick (Sonny Rollins) – 09:13 . 3.Two Different Worlds (Al […]

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 […]