This week In Jazz Legends 44/52

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman , Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich , Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil Taylor

They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 314 Posts we publish this week.

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


1 . Lou Donaldson – Just A Dream

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Lou Donaldson. ‘Blues Walking With Lou’

2 . Thelonious Monk – Evidence

Lifted from : Thelonious Monk records ‘Live at the It Club’ with Charlie Rouse et al (1964)

3 . Roy Hargrove – It ain’t necessarily so

Lifted from : We remember Roy Hargrove. ‘The Groove Factor’

4 . Duke Ellington – Mr Gentle Mr Cool

Lifted from : Duke Ellington visits Amsterdam (1958)

5 . Benny Goodman 1- Alone Together

Lifted from : On TV today, Benny Goodman with Bucky Pizzarelli (1979)

6 . Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie & Woody Shaw – I’ll Remember April

Lifted from : Freddie Hubbard takes his Quintet to Berlin (1985)

7 . Dizzy Gillespie – Con Alma

Lifted from : Dizzy Gillespie plays in Copenhagen (1970)

8 . Miles Davis – Agitation

Lifted from : Columbia publish Miles Davis album : ‘E.S.P.’ recorded with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams (1965)

9 . Charles Mingus – Flowers For A Lady

Lifted from : Charles Mingus records ‘Mingus Moves’ for Atlantic (1973)

10 . Buddy Rich – One O’Clock Jump

Lifted from : Buddy Rich takes his Big Band to Berlin (1984)

11 . Art Blakey – Blues March

Lifted from : Art Blakey records the album ‘Moanin” with the Jazz Messengers for Blue Note (1958)

12 . Art Ensemble Of Chicago & Cecil Taylor – Improvisation

Lifted from : Cecil Taylor sits in with the Art Ensemble Of Chicago (1984)


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