This week In Jazz Legends 18

Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Return to Forever, Stan Kenton, Jimmy Smith, Maynard Ferguson, Gerry Mulligan, Modern Jazz Quartet, Martial Solal, Toots Thielemans. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 273 Posts we publish this week.

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

Tracklist

1 . Branford Marsalis – Giant Step

Lifted from : Branford Marsalis plays at Newport Jazz (1987)

2 . Wayne Shorter – Over Shadow Hill Way

Lifted from : We all wish Wayne Shorter a happy birthday. ‘You Are So Wayne’

3 . Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson & McCoy Tyner – Birdlike

Lifted from : Freddie Hubbard records ‘Ready for Freddie’ with Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner et al (1961)

4 . Mahavishnu Orchestra – Meeting of the Spirits

Lifted from : Mahavishnu Orchestra attends a French festival (1972)

5 . Herbie Hancock – Hang Up Your Hang Ups

Lifted from : Herbie Hancock releases his seventeenth album : ‘Man-Child’ (1975)

6 . Return to Forever – Beyond the 7th Galaxy

Lifted from : Return to Forever record ‘Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy,’ their third album (1973)

7 . Stan Kenton – Turtle Talk

Lifted from : We remember Stan Kenton. ‘Life In Artistry’

8 . Jimmy Smith – The Sermon

Lifted from : Jimmy Smith records ‘The Sermon!’ with Lee Morgan, Lou Donaldson, Kenny Burrell, Art Blakey et al (1957)

9 . Maynard Ferguson – Birdland

Lifted from : We remember Maynard Ferguson. ‘The Magnitude Of Ferguson’

10 . Gerry Mulligan – Venus De Milo

Lifted from : Gerry Mulligan Quartet plays at Newport Jazz (1986)

11 . Modern Jazz Quartet – Django

Lifted from : The Modern Jazz Quartet begins the recording of their album : ‘Pyramid’ (1959)

12 . Martial Solal & Toots Thielemans – What Is This Thing Called Love

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Martial Solal. ‘French Keys’

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