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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. […]

Epic publish Living Colour’s second album : ‘Time’s Up’…

Living Colour’s ‘Time’s Up’ is their second album released on August 20, 1990 by Epic. Track listing : 1.Time’s Up (Vernon Reid, Muzz Skillings, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun) – 03:05 . 2.History Lesson (Vernon Reid) – 00:52 . 3.Pride (Will Calhoun) – 04:55 . 4.Love Rears Its Ugly Head (Vernon Reid) – 04:19 . 5.New […]

“The Five Faces of Jazz” are on display at Newport Jazz (1967)

August 10, 1967 – “The Five Faces of Jazz” gathers the Herbie Mann Quintet – that is Herbie Mann (fl), Roy Ayers (vb), Chick Anemian (oud), Reggie Workman (b) and Bruno Carr (d) plus Babatunde Olatunji (perc) – , the Luiz Henrique Trio – that is Luis Enrique (g, voc), Don Payne (b) and Don […]

John Coltrane records ‘Africa/Brass,’ his eighth album with French…

John Coltrane‘s ‘Africa/Brass’ is his eighth studio album recorded on May 23 & June 7, 1961 with French horns and euphonium and released the same year by Impulse! Records. Track Listing : 1.Africa (John Coltrane) – 16:28 . 2.Greensleeves (Traditional, Mccoy Tyner) – 10:00 . 3.Blues Minor (John Coltrane) – 07:22 Musicians : John Coltrane […]

Impulse! publish John Coltrane’s ‘Impressions’ featuring Eric…

John Coltrane’s ‘Impressions’ is an album (both live and studio) recorded in November 1961, on September 18, 1962 and April 29, 1963 and released in 1963 by Impulse! Track Listing : 1.India (John Coltrane) – 14:10 . 2.Up ‘Gainst The Wall (John Coltrane) – 03:16 . 3.Impressions (John Coltrane) – 14:57 . 4.After The Rain […]

Freddie Hubbard records ‘The Body & the Soul’ with Eric Dolphy…

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘The Body & the Soul’ is his eighth album recorded on March 11 & May 2, 1963, with among others Eric Dolphy and Wayne Shorter and released the same year by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) – 04:39 . 2.Carnival (Manha De Carnaval) […]

Lee Morgan records ‘Search for the New Land’ with Wayne Shorter,…

Lee Morgan’s ‘Search for the New Land’ is an album recorded on February 15, 1964 with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Grant Green,. Reggie Workman & Billy Higgins and released in 1966 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Search For The New Land (Lee Morgan) – 15:45 . 2.The Joker (Lee Morgan) – 05:04 . 3.Mr. […]

Pharoah Sanders records ‘Karma,’ an album for Impulse! (1969)

Pharoah Sanders’ ‘Karma’ is an album recorded on February 14 & 19, 1969 and released the same year by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.The Creator Has A Master Plan (Pharoah Sanders, Leon Thomas) – 32:46 . 2.Colors (Pharoah Sanders, Leon Thomas) – 05:37 Musicians : Pharoah Sanders – Sax (Tenor) . Leon Thomas – Percussion, […]

Wayne Shorter records ‘Adam’s Apple’ an album for Blue Note…

Wayne Shorter’s ‘Adam’s Apple’ is his tenth album recorded on February 2 & 24, 1966 and released the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Adam’S Apple (Wayne Shorter) – 06:49 . 2.502 Blues (Drinkin’ And Drivin’) (Jimmy Rowles) – 06:34 . 3.El Gaucho (Wayne Shorter) – 06:30 . 4.Footprints (Wayne Shorter) – 07:29 […]

John Coltrane finishes the recording of ‘Ballads’ for Impulse!…

John Coltrane’s ‘Ballads’ is an album recorded on December 21, 1961; September 18 and November 13, 1962 and released in 1963 by Impulse! Track Listing : 1.Say It (Over And Over Again) (Frank Loesser, Jimmy Mchugh) – 04:18 . 2.You Don’T Know What Love Is (Don Raye, Gene Depaul) – 05:15 . 3.Too Young To […]

John Coltrane records ‘Live at the Village Vanguard’ with Eric…

John Coltrane’s ‘Live at the Village Vanguard’ is his tenth album, recorded on November 2–3, 1961 with McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones and released In March 1962 by Impulse! Records. Track Listing : 1.Spiritual (John Coltrane) – 13:47 . 2.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 06:36 . […]

Art Blakey records ‘Caravan,’ an album with the Jazz Messengers…

Art Blakey’s ‘Caravan’ is a studio album recorded on October 23 & 24, 1962 with the Jazz Messengers and released in February 1963 by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Juan Tizol) – 09:46 . 2.Sweet ‘N’ Sour (Wayne Shorter) – 05:30 . 3.In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning (David Mann, Bob Hilliard) – […]