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Take The A Train

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 Thing If It Ain’T Got No Mumbles (2004) . w/ […]

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 Legends” selected among the 220 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist […]

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 & Benny Golson & Art Farmer & NHØP – Blues for Diahann (1997) . Freddie Hubbard & […]

Happy Birthday Al Foster. ‘You Can Call Him Al’

This day ( January 18, 1943), in Richmond, Virginia, is born Al Foster, an American jazz drummer. Tracklist : Live in Serbia (2012) . In Odessa (2010) . w/ Joe Lovano, George Mraz – His Dreams. . w Mccoy Tyner – Drum Solo (2000) . w/ Joe Henderson Trio – Recordame . In Paris . […]

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) [1/3] . Sue’s Changes (1975) [2/3] . Sue’s Changes (1975) [3/3] . w/ Eric Dolphy – Live in Stockholm (1964) . In belgium . Take the ‘A’ Train . Flowers For A […]

We remember Oscar Peterson. ‘And The Oscar Goes To …’

This day (December 23, 2007), in Mississauga, Ontario, died Oscar Peterson, a Canadian jazz pianist and composer. Tracklist : Cakewalk (2004) . Take the A Train . w/ Count Basie – Jumpin’ At The Woodside . w/ Joe Pass – You Look Good to Me . Sweet Georgia Brown [1985] . C Jam Blues (1964) […]

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 Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 240 Posts we […]

Duke Ellington records the ’70th Birthday Concert’ album in…

Duke Ellington’s ’70th Birthday Concert’ is a live album recorded at Colston Hall In Bristol, England on November 25 and at Free Trade Hall In Manchester, England on November 26, 1969. Track Listing : 1.Kinda Dukish/Rockin’ In Rhythm (Duke Ellington, Harry Carney, Irving Mills) – 05:53 . 2.B.P. Blues (Duke Ellington) – 04:41 . 3.Take […]

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 Legends” performers selected among the 257 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 27

Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, Horace Silver, Keith Jarrett, Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, Joe Zawinul, Bill Evans, Vijay Iyer, Dave Brubeck, Hiromi, Count Basie, Judy Garland. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)” performers selected among the 252 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Herbie […]

Happy Birthday Lou Donaldson. ‘Blues Walking With Lou’

This day (November 1, 1926), in Badin, North Carolina, is born Lou Donaldson, an American jazz alto saxophonist. Digest Tracklist : Whiskey Drinkin’ Woman’ (2015) . Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (2013) . Blues Walk . w/ Lonnie Smith – Alligator Boogaloo (2004) . What a wonderful world . Laura (1994) . w/ Arnett […]

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) . Take The A Train (1994) . Live In Japan (1990) . Milt Jackson Top […]

Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn record ‘Great Times!’ for…

‘Great Times!’ by Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn is an album recorded on September 13, October 3 & November, 1950 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Cotton Tail (Duke Ellington) – 02:55 . 2.C Jam Blues (Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington) – 02:58 . 3.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) – 03:00 . […]

Duke Ellington records ‘Soul Call’ with his orchestra at the…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Soul Call’ is a live album recorded with his orchestra on July 26, 27, 28 & 29 1966 at the Juan-les-Pins/Antibes Jazz Festival, Côte d’Azur and released In 1967 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.La Plus Belle Africaine (Duke Ellington) – 14:00 . 2.West Indian Pancake (Duke Ellington) – 04:41 . 3.Soul Call […]