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This week In Jazz Legends 42/52

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat king Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave…

Playing Coltrane

'Naima','Giant Steps', 'Mr.PC' etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists.Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 36

Bob Dylan & Bruce Springsteen, Yolanda Adams & Joss Stone, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Michael Jackson & Barry Gibb, Robbie Williams & Kylie Minogue, Gladys Knight & Lenny Kravitz, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight &…

Jazz Alumni gather at Aurex Jazz (1980)

September 2, 1980 - Robben Ford (g), Freddie Hubbard (tp), Randy Brecker (tp), Michael Brecker (ts), Joe Farrell (ts), Joe Henderson (ts), George Duke (kb), Alphonso Johnson (b) and Peter Erskine (d) are gathered at "Aurex Jazz Festival"…

This week In Jazz Legends 19

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius,…

Herbie Hancock leads a large band in Tokyo (2002)

August 25, 2002 - Herbie Hancock gathers a large band featuring Michael Brecker on saxophone, Naoko Terai on violin, Roberto Fonseca en piano, Niels Molvaer on trumpet and many more at "Tokyo Jazz Festival 2002" in Tokyo, Japan<img…

Michael Brecker plays at Newport Jazz (1998)

August 15, 1998 - Michael Brecker is at "Newport Jazz Festival" in Newport, RI<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Michael-Brecker-Ace-Brecker-RVJ.jpg' alt='Michael Brecker - Ace Brecker' width='190'…

This week In Jazz Legends 16

Duke Ellington, Charles Lloyd, Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Robert Glasper, McCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Thelonious Monk, The Bad Plus, Monty Alexander, Dave Holland, Fourplay, Herbie…

Michael Brecker plays a concerto (2000)

August 2, 2000 - Michael Brecker and the Orchestra Sinfonica dell'Emilia-Romagna "Arturo Toscanini" conducted by Marcello Rota premiere John Psathas' sax concerto "Omnifenix" in Bologna<img…

Three Concerts with Richard Tee

Pianist extraordinaire, Richard Tee, who passed away today 27 years ago has been for almost 30 years a "top session keyboardist".Very much in demand, Richard has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click…

The Arista All Stars shine in Montreux (1978)

July 21, 1978 - The "Arista All Stars" - that is Mike Mainieri (Vb, perc), Michael Brecker (ts), Randy Brecker (tp), Warren Bernhardt (p), Steve Jordan (d), Steve Khan (g) and Tony Levin (b) - gather on the stage of at Montreux Jazz…