This week In Jazz Legends 03

Lester Young, The Marsalis Family, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, McCoy Tyner Quartet, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Miles Davis, John Scofield, Elvin Jones Trio, Esperanza Spalding, Bobby McFerrin, Miles Davis, Coleman Hawkins. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 295 Posts we publish this week.

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


1 . Lester Young & Coleman Hawkins – Jumpin’ with the Symphony Sid

Lifted from : We Remember Coleman Hawkins. ‘The True Mister Bean’

2 . The Marsalis Family – Cain and Abel

Lifted from : Branford Marsalis records ‘The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born’ with Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts and Robert Hurs (1991)

3 . Hank Jones & Joe Lovano – Thelonious Monk/ Monk’s Mood

Lifted from : We Remember Hank Jones. ‘So Long Mr. Jones’

4 . McCoy Tyner Quartet – African Village

Lifted from : McCoy Tyner records ‘Time for Tyner,’ his ninth album with Bobby Hutcherson et al (1968)

5 . George Benson & Earl Klugh – Since You’re Gone

Lifted from : George Benson meets Earl Krugh in Tokyo (1988)

6 . Miles Davis – Jo Jo

Lifted from : Warner Bros. publish Miles Davis’ ‘Amandla,’ his third (and final) collaboration with Marcus Miller (1989)

7 . John Scofield – Every Night Is Ladies Night

Lifted from : Verve release The John Scofield Band’s second album : ‘Up All Night’ (2003)

8 . Elvin Jones Trio – Night in Tunisia

Lifted from : We Remember Elvin Jones. ‘Heavy Elvin’

9 . Esperanza Spalding – She Got To You

Lifted from : Heads Up publish Esperanza Spalding’s second album : ‘Esperanza’ (2008)

10 . Bobby McFerrin – Joshua

Lifted from : Bobby McFerrin releases ‘Spirityouall,’ his twenty-third album (2013)

11 . Miles Davis – Joshua

Lifted from : Miles Davis records ‘Seven Steps to Heaven’ produced By Teo Macero for Columbia (1963)

12 . Coleman Hawkins – Disorder At The Border

Lifted from : We Remember Coleman Hawkins. ‘The True Mister Bean’


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