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Take The A Train

We remember Bernie Worrell. ‘Bernie M.P.’

This day (June 24, 2016) in Everson, Washington, died George Bernard 'Bernie' Worrell, Jr., an American keyboardist and composer best known as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and for his work with Talking Heads.Digest Tracklist :…

We Remember Duke Ellington. ‘Le Duke’

This day (May 24, 1974), in New York City, died Edward Kennedy Ellington a.k.a Duke Ellington, an American composer, pianist and big-band leader.Digest Tracklist : Take The A Train . La Plus Belle Africaine (1969) . Duke Ellington…

Happy Birthday Chris Barber. ‘Barberism’

This day (April 17, 1930), in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire (England), is born Donald Christopher 'Chris' Barber, a jazz trombonist.Digest Tracklist : Drinking Wine, Spo-De-O-Dee . w/ Lonnie Donegan - Just Good Fun . When You Wore A…

We remember Clark Terry

This day (February 21, 2015), in Pine Bluff, Arkansas , died Clark Terry, an American trumpeter.Tracklist : Clark Terry Talks - About His Autobiography . Mumbles . w/ Red Mitchell - Take The A Train . w/ Roberta Gambarini - It Don'T Mean A…

This week In Jazz Legends 38

Wes Montgomery, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Joe Lovano, Archie Shepp, Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi, Sonny Rollins, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, SFJazz Collective, Chick Corea & Gary Burton. They are the "Jazz…

Happy Birthday Benny Golson. ‘Along Came Benny’

This day (January 25, 1929), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Benny Golson,an American bebop & hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist.Tracklist : Take The A Train (2009) . Killer Joe (2009) . Interview & Live. . Milt Jackson &…

We Remember Charles Mingus. ‘Mingus Maximus’

This day ( January 5, 1979), in  Cuernavaca, Mexico,, died Charles Mingus Jr. , an American jazz musician, composer and bandleader.Tracklist : Shortnin' Bread . Sue's Changes (1975) . Sue's Changes (1975) . Sue's Changes (1975) . w/…

This week In Jazz Legends 31

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Getz, Flora Purim, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wes Montgomery, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitous, Thelonious…

This week In Jazz Legends 29

Anita O'Day, Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Joshua Redman, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones, Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Desmond, Charlie Haden. They are the "Jazz…

We remember Milt Jackson. ‘The Jackson Vibe’

This day (October 9, 1999), in Manhattan, New York, died Milt Jackson, an American jazz vibraphonist,.Digest Tracklist : Bag’s Groove . The Prophet Speaks (1999) . w/ Benny Golson & Art Farmer & Nhøp - Blues For Diahann (1997) .…