This week In Jazz Legends 23/52

Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Paul Desmond, Dave Brubeck, Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Hilton Ruiz, Cyrus Chestnut, Berklee Sextet, Paquito D’Rivera, Hendrik Meurkens, Stanley Turrentine, Kamasi Washington, Anthony Braxton, Steve Lacy Quartet, Sun Ra Arkestra

They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 353 Posts we publish this week.

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


1 . Stan Getz – Blood Count

Lifted from : We remember Stan Getz; ‘Getz à  Go Go’

2 . Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter & Tony Williams – Round About Midnight

Lifted from : Miles Davis records ‘Round About Midnight’ (1956)

3 . Paul Desmond & Dave Brubeck – Balcony Rock

Lifted from : Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond begin the recording of ‘1975: The Duets’ for A&M (1975)

4 . Monty Alexander, Ray Brown & Herb Ellis – I Want To Be Happy

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Monty Alexander. ‘The Full Monty’

5 . Hilton Ruiz – Mazacote

Lifted from : We remember Hilton Ruiz. ‘Hilton in the House’

6 . Cyrus Chestnut & Berklee Sextet – Uptown Shuffle

Lifted from : Cyrus Chestnut teams up with Berklee students (2013)

7 . Paquito D’Rivera & Hendrik Meurkens – Bluesette

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Paquito D’Rivera. ‘D’Riveracana’

8 . Stanley Turrentine – Don’t Mess With Mr. T

Lifted from : Stanley Turrentine records  ‘Don’t Mess With Mister T.’ for CTI (1973)

9 . Kamasi Washington – Miss Understanding (w/ The Next Step)

Lifted from : Kamasi Washington & The Next Step play in LA (2014)

10 . Anthony Braxton – Impressions

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Anthony Braxton. ‘Professor Braxton’

11 . Steve Lacy Quartet – The Bath / Revenue / …

Lifted from : We remember Steve Lacy. ‘Steve Soprano’

12 . Sun Ra Arkestra – The World Is Not My Home

Lifted from : The Sun Ra Arkestra is in Copenhagen (2014)


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