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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 […]

Quincy Jones starts the recording of ‘The Quintessence’ with his…

Quincy Jones’ ‘The Quintessence’ is an album recorded with his orchestra on November 29, December 18 and 22, 1961. Track Listing : 1.Quintessence (Quincy Jones) – 04:21 . 2.Robot Portrait (Billy Byers) – 05:25 . 3.Little Karen (Benny Golson) – 03:44 . 4.Straight, No Chaser (Thelonious Monk) – 02:26 . 5.For Lena And Lennie (Quincy […]

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘Keystone Bop Vol. 2: Friday &…

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘Keystone Bop Vol. 2: Friday & Saturday’ is a live album recorded on November 27 & 28, 1981 with Joe Henderson and Bobby Hutcherson and released in 1996 By Prestige. Track Listing : 1.One Of Another Kind (Freddie Hubbard) – 17:30 . 2.’Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) – 12:16 . […]

Bill Evans records ‘You’re Gonna Hear From Me,’ a live album…

Bill Evans‘ ‘You’re Gonna Hear From Me’ is a live album recorded on November 24, 1969 with Eddie Gomez and Marty Morell and released in 1988 By Milestone Track Listing : 1.You’Re Gonna Hear From Me (Dory Previnandré Previn) – 03:02 . 2.’Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk) – 06:22 . 3.Waltz For Debby (Bill Evans) – […]

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 […]

Dizzy, Thelonious et al meet in Copenhagen (1971)

November 9, 1971 – The Giants of Jazz – that is Art Blakey (d), Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Al McKibbon (b), Thelonious Monk (p), Sonny Stitt (as, ts) and Kai Winding (tb) – share the stage at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark

Thelonious Monk finishes the recording of ‘Monk’s Dream’ for…

Thelonious Monk’s ‘Monk’s Dream’ is an album recorded between October 31 and November 6, 1962 and released in 1963 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Monk’S Dream (Thelonious Monk) – 06:26 . 2.Body And Soul (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) – 04:29 . 3.Bright Mississippi (Thelonious Monk) – 08:34 . 4.Five Spot Blues […]

Thelonious Monk records his twenty sixth album : ‘Criss-Cross’…

Thelonious Monk’s ‘Criss-Cross’ is his twenty sixth album recorded on November 6, 1962 and March 29, 1963 and released the same year by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Hackensack (Thelonious Monk) – 04:12 . 2.Tea For Two (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar – 03:46 . 3.Criss Cross (Thelonious Monk) – 04:52 . 4.Eronel (Monk, Idrees Sulieman, Sadik […]

This week In Jazz Legends 26

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman , Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich, Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil Taylor. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 250 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]

This week In Jazz Legends 24

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 Brubeck, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Micky Roker, Shirley Horn, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington , Gene Krupa, Anita O’Day, Miles […]

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 . […]

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 […]