This week In Jazz Legends 49/52

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Getz, Flora Purim, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wes Montgomery, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitous, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate

They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 326 Posts we publish this week.

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


This week In Jazz Legends 49/52


1 . Miles Davis . Lift To The Scaffold (w/ Jeanne Moreau)

Lifted from : Miles Davis records in Paris ‘Ascenseur pour l’échafaud’ for the eponymous Louis Malle movie (1957)

2 . John Coltrane . Alabama

Lifted from : On TV today , John Coltrane Quartet at ‘Jazz Casual’ (1963)

3 . Abdullah Ibrahim & Carlos Ward . Water From An Ancient Well

Lifted from : Abdullah Ibrahim meets Carlos Ward (1984)

4 . Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn . Take The “A” Train

Lifted from : Duke Ellington begins the recording of ‘Ellington Uptown’ with Billy Strayhorn on piano (1951)

5 . Stan Getz & Flora Purim . Deixa a Nêga Gingar

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Miroslav Vitous. ‘Vitous’Virtuosity’

6 . Dave Brubeck . Blue Rondo à la Turk

Lifted from : We remember Dave Brubeck. ‘Take Final’

7 . Benny Goodman . Avalon

Lifted from : Benny Goodman takes his band to Hamburg (1973)

8 . Wes Montgomery . Twisted Blues

Lifted from : Wes Montgomery records his fifteenth album . ‘Goin’ Out of My Head’ for Verve (1965)

9 . Antônio Carlos Jobim . Wave

Lifted from : We remember Antônio Carlos Jobim. ‘Quiet Star’

10 . Chick Corea , Roy Haynes & Miroslav Vitous . Autumn Leaves, Rhythm-a-ning

Lifted from : Stan, Chick, Dizzy et al go to the White House (1982)

11 . Thelonious Monk . Blue Monk

Lifted from : On TV today, Lester, Billie, Thelonious et al at ‘The Sound of Jazz’ (1957)

12 . Dizzy Gillespie , James Moody, Gene Harris , Ray Brown & Grady Tate . Ow!

Lifted from : We remember James Moody. ‘Moody Blues’


This week Top 20 in Jazz & Blues on RVM *

(*) According to our own statistics, upadted on February 25, 2024

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