This week In Jazz Legends 22/52

Roy Hargrove Quintet, Wynton Marsalis, Eliane Elias, Mary Lou Williams, Christian McBride, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Doc Cheatham, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, Joe Henderson, Sun Ra Arkestra , Pete Escovedo

They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 387 Posts we publish this week.

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


1 . Roy Hargrove Quintet – Rouge/You’re My Everything

Lifted from : Roy Hargrove Quintet releases ‘Earfood’ featuring ‘Strasbourg/St. Denis’ (2008)

2 . Wynton Marsalis – Cherokee

Lifted from : Wynton Marsalis starts the recording of ‘Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. 1’ with Marcus Roberts on Piano (1986)

3 . Eliane Elias – They Can’t Take That Away From Me

Lifted from : Eliane Elias releases ‘I Thought About You’ as ‘A Tribute to Chet Baker’ (2013)

4 . Mary Lou Williams – The Man I Love

Lifted from : We Remember Mary Lou Williams. ‘Mary Lou, First Lady of Jazz’

5 . Christian McBride – Used Ta Could

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Christian McBride. ‘The Prince McBride’

6 . Count Basie & Ella Fitzgerald – Oh Lady Be Good

Lifted from : Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Jazz at Santa Monica ’72’ with the Count Basie Orchestra (1972)

7 . Doc Cheatham –  Someday You’ll Be Sorry

Lifted from : We remember Doc Cheatham. ‘Ninety Two Years of Doc Cheatham’

8 . Herbie Hancock & Miles Davis – Watermelon Man

Lifted from : Blue Note publish Herbie Hancock’s debut album : ‘Takin’ Off’ featuring ‘Watermelon Man’ (1962)

9 . Marcus Miller – Mr.Clean

Lifted from : Concord Jazz publish Marcus Miller’s ‘Renaissance’, his nineteenth album (2012)

10 . Joe Henderson – Recorda-me (w/ Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Bobby Hutcherson, James Newton)

Lifted from : Joe Henderson records ‘Page One,’ his debut album for Blue Note (1963)

11 . Sun Ra Arkestra  – I Want To Be Happy

Lifted from : We Remember Sun Ra. ‘Sun In The Sky’

12 . Pete Escovedo – What’cha Gonna Do?

Lifted from : Pete Escovedo leads an 11-piece orchestra  (1989l)


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