This week In Jazz Legends 18/52

Miles Davis, Gill Evans Orchestra, Dexter Gordon, Wes Montgomery, Martial Solal, Johnny Griffin, Charles Mingus, Gerry Mulligan, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval, Elvin Jones, Joshua Redman , Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Billy Cobham, Dave Brubeck, e.s.t., Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis

They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 291 Posts we publish this week.

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!


1 . Miles Davis & Gill Evans Orchestra – The Duke

Lifted from : Miles Davis starts the recording of ‘Miles Ahead’ with Gil Evans (1957)

2 . Dexter Gordon – You’ve Changed

Lifted from : Dexter Gordon records ‘Doin’ Allright’ with Freddie Hubbard, Horace Parlan et al for Blue Note (1961)

3 . Wes Montgomery, Martial Solal & Johnny Griffin – Jazz woorkshop Hamburg 1965

Lifted from : Wes Montgomery, Johnny Griffin et al are on German TV (1965)

4 . Charles Mingus & Gerry Mulligan – Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

Lifted from : Charles Mingus records ‘Mingus Ah Um’ produced by Teo Macero (1959)

5 . Hank Jones & Joe Lovano – Im All For You

Lifted from : Blue Note publish Joe Lovano’s ‘I’m All For You,’ a ballads album recorded with Hank Jones (2004)

6 . Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval – Manteca, Part 2

Lifted from : Arturo Sandoval releases ‘Trumpet Evolution’ (2003)

7 . Elvin Jones – Jazzfestival Bern 1991

Lifted from : Elvin Jones machines in Bern, Switzerland (1991)

8 . Joshua Redman – Jazzfestival Bern 1994

Lifted from : Joshua Redman Quartet plays in Bern, Switzerland (1994)

9 . Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter & Billy Cobham – Walkin’

Lifted from : Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

10 . Dave Brubeck – Unsquare Dance

Lifted from : Dave Brubeck Quartet plays in Jazzwoche Burghausen (2001)

11 . e.s.t. – Elevation of Love

Lifted from : Esbjörn Svensson Trio is at Jazzwoche Burghausen (2004)

12 . Barney Kessel & Herb Ellis – Oh Lady Be Good

Lifted from : We remember Barney Kessel. ‘Kessel, Poll Winner’


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