This week In Jazz Legends 25/52

Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver, The Bad Plus, Joshua Redman, Chris Barber, Joe Williams, Eddie Harris, Dave Holland, Quincy Jones, Lalo Schifrin, John Surman, Miles Davis, The Great Quartet

They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 444 Posts we publish this week.

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


This week In Jazz Legends 25/52


1 . Dexter Gordon – Body and Soul

Lifted from : Dexter Gordon plays at Montreux Jazz Festival (1970)

2 . Horace Silver – Song For My Father

Lifted from : We remember Horace Silver. ‘Golden Silver’

3 . The Bad Plus & Joshua Redman – As This Moment Slips Away

Lifted from : The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

4 . Chris Barber – Perdido Street Blues

Lifted from : The BBC tapes Chris Barber (1982).

5 . Joe Williams – I’d Rather Drink Muddy Water (w/ All-Star Band)

Lifted from : Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock et al celebrate Newport Jazz at the White House (1993)

6 . Eddie Harris – Cold Duck Time

Lifted from : Eddie Harris & Les McCann Trio record ‘Swiss Movement’ at The Montreux Jazz Festival (1969)

7 . Dave Holland – @ Chivas Jazz Festival 2001

Lifted from : Dave Holland Quintet plays in Sao Paulo (2001)

8 . Quincy Jones – Killer Joe

Lifted from : A&M / CTI release Quincy Jones’ ‘Walking in Space’ featuring ‘Killer Joe’ (1969)

9 . Lalo Schifrin – Mission Impossible (w/ BBC Bigband)

Lifted from : We wish Happy Birthday to Lalo Schifrin. ‘El Señor Director Schifrin’

10 . John Surman – Medley (w/ Karin Krog)

Lifted from : The John Surman Quartet plays in Vienna (1991)

11 . Miles Davis – Medley (Funk [Prelude, pt 1], Tune in 5, Ife, etc.)

Lifted from : Miles Davis plays in Tokyo (1973)

12 . The Great Quartet – Inner Glimpse (w/ McCoy Tynerr, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter, Elvin Jones)

Lifted from : McCoy Tynerr, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter & Elvin Jones meet at Playboy (1982)


This week Top 20 in Jazz & Blues on RVM *

(*) According to our own statistics, upadted on May 15, 2022

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