This week In Jazz Legends 35/52

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc-Ponty, Jaco Pastorius, Miles Davis, Sun Ra , John Zorn, Dexter Gordon

They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 393 Posts we publish this week.

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


This week In Jazz Legends 35/52


1 . Randy Weston . Hi Fly

Lifted from : We remember Randy Weston. ‘Weston Union’

2 . Buddy DeFranco . Yesterdays

Lifted from : Buddy DeFranco plays at Aurex Jazz Festival (1983)

3 . Art Blakey . Blues March (w/ Art Blakey Big Band feat. Robin Eubanks, Bobby Watson . Terrence Blanchard)

Lifted from : Herbie, Art, McCoy, Kenny, Jimmy et al, they are all at Mt Fuji Jazz Day . (1987)

4 . Lionel Hampton . Sing, Sing, Sing

Lifted from : We remember Lionel Hampton. ‘Good Old Vibes’

5 . Tony Williams - Clear Ways (w/ Mulgrew Miller, Wallace Roney, Billy Pierce . Charnett Moffett)

Lifted from : Herbie, Art, McCoy, Kenny, Jimmy et al, they are all at Mt Fuji Jazz Day . (1987)

6 . Freddie Hubbard , Randy Brecker , Michael Brecker , Joe Farrell , Joe Henderson , George Duke , Alphonso Johnson , Robben Ford . Peter Erskine . Home Stretch

Lifted from : Jazz Alumni gather at Aurex Jazz (1980)

7 . Jean-Luc Ponty . Enigmatic Ocean

Lifted from : Atlantic publish Jean-Luc Ponty’s ‘Enigmatic Ocean’ recorded with Allan Holdsworth, Daryl Stuermer et al (1977)

8 . Jaco Pastorius . Soul Intro, The Chicken

Lifted from : Jaco Pastorius takes the Word of Mouth Big Band to ‘Aurex Jazz Festival 1982’

9 . Miles Davis . Spanish Key

Lifted from : Miles Davis is at ‘Isle of Wight Festival’, day . (1970)

10 . Sun Ra . @ Chicago 1981 (w/ the Arkestra)

Lifted from : Sun Ra takes his Arkestra to Chicago (1981)

11 . John Zorn . Snagglepuss (w/ David Sanborn , Marcus Miller)

Lifted from : Happy Birthday John Zorn. ‘John’s Horn’

12 . Dexter Gordon . Cheesecake

Lifted from : Dexter Gordon records ‘Go!’ his tenth album for Blue Note (1962)


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