This week In Jazz Legends 04/52

Wes Montgomery, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Joe Lovano, Archie Shepp, Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi, Sonny Rollins, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, SFJazz Collective, Chick Corea & Gary Burton

They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 300 Posts we publish this week.

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


1 . Wes Montgomery – West Coast Blues

Lifted from : Wes Montgomery records his fourth album for Riverside : ‘The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery’ (1960)

2 . Benny Golson – Take The A Train

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Benny Golson. ‘Along Came Benny’

3 . Freddie Hubbard – Red Clay (w/ Kenny Garrett)

Lifted from : Freddie Hubbard records ‘Red Clay’ with Joe Henderson and Herbie Hancock for CTI (1970)

4 . Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Seasons

Lifted from : Rahsaan Roland Kirk records ‘Prepare Thyself to Deal With a Miracle,’ an album for Atlantic (1973)

5 . Joe Lovano – Sounds Of Joy

Lifted from : Joe Lovano records ‘Quartets: Live at the Village Vanguard,’ a live album for Blue Note (1995)

6 . Archie Shepp – Blues For Brother G. Jackson (w/ Attica Blues Big Band)

Lifted from : Archie Shepp begins the recording of ‘Attica Blues,’ an album for Impulse! (1972)

7 . Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi – Ashiko

Lifted from : We remember Hugh Masekela. ‘Just Hugh’

8 . Sonny Rollins – Alfie’s Theme

Lifted from : Sonny Rollins records ‘Alfie,’ an album for Impulse! (1966)

9 . Lenny White – Wolfbane (w/ Foley, Victor Bailey, Bennie Maupin)

Lifted from : Lenny White goes to Hollywood (2014)

10 . Michael Brecker – Broadband (w/ Quindectet)

Lifted from : Michael Brecker records ‘Wide Angles,’ an album for Verve (2003)

11 . SFJazz Collective – Spain ( w/ Chick Corea)

Lifted from : Chick Corea sits in with SFJAZZ Collective (2013)

12 . Chick Corea & Gary Burton – Rhumbata

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Gary Burton. ‘Vibrant’


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