Sidney Bechet – I’ve Found A New Baby (1932)

“I´ve Found A New Baby” is recorded in New York, September 15, 1932. This style of music, with its interweaving counterpoint lines, was already old-fashioned by the time of this 1932 session, but Bechet and company were not ready to become museum pieces. [source] Line up: Sidney Bechet (soprano sax), Tommy Ladnier (trumpet), Teddy Nixon (trombone),               Henry “Hank” Duncan (piano), Wilson Myers (bass), Morris … Continue reading Sidney Bechet – I’ve Found A New Baby (1932)

Louis Armstrong – (What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue (1955)

(What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue is the second last track on the album Satch Plays Fats: A Tribute To Immortal Fats Waller By Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars, released in 1955 on Columbia. Arvell Shaw – String Bass Barney Bigard – Clarinet Barrett Deems – Drums Billy Kyle – Piano Trummy Young – Trombone Louis Armstrong – Trumpet, Vocals   Continue reading Louis Armstrong – (What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue (1955)

Tsuyoshi Yamamoto Trio ‎- Misty (Full Album) (1974)

Misty is recorded August 7th 1974 at Aoi Studio, Tokyo, and released at Three Blind Mice in 1988. Tracks: Misty / Blues / Yesterdays / Honey Suckle Rose / Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Angels Eyes Isoo Fukui – Bass Tetsujiro Obara – Drums Tsuyoshi Yamamoto – Piano Continue reading Tsuyoshi Yamamoto Trio ‎- Misty (Full Album) (1974)

Gary Bartz – Music Is My Sanctuary (1977)

Music is My Sanctuary is the first track on the C-side of Gary Bartz´double album  I´ve Known Rivers And Other Bodies, released on Prestige Records in 1973. The line up on I´ve Known Rivers And Other Bodies: Stafford James –  Acoustic and Electric Bass Hubert Eaves – Acoustic and Electric Piano Gary Bartz – Alto and Soprano Saxophone, Vocals Howard King – Drums   Continue reading Gary Bartz – Music Is My Sanctuary (1977)

Charles Mingus – Original Faubus Fables (1960)

Original Faubus Fables is the second track on Charles Mingus presents Charles Mingus, recorded and released on Candid in 1960. “Fables of Faubus” is a song composed by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus. One of Mingus’ most explicitly political works,the song was written as a direct protest against Arkansas governor Orval E. Faubus, who in 1957 sent out the National Guard to prevent the integration of Little Rock … Continue reading Charles Mingus – Original Faubus Fables (1960)

Reggie Workman – Conversation (1977)

Conversation (written by Sonelius Smith) is the B-side on the album  Conversation by Reggie Workman First , recorded at Sound Ideas Studios, New York City. N.Y. December 19, 1977, and released on Denon in 1979. Reggie Workman has long been one of the most technically gifted of all bassists, a brilliant player whose versatile style fits into both hard bop and very avant-garde settings. He played piano, … Continue reading Reggie Workman – Conversation (1977)

Pete La Roca – Basra (full album) (1965)

Basra is the debut album by American drummer Pete La Roca, recorded in 1965 and released on the Blue Note label. [source] All compositions by Pete La Roca except as indicated “Malaguena” (Ernesto Lecuona) – 9:01 “Candu” – 6:45 “Tears Come from Heaven” – 5:00 “Basra” – 9:58 “Lazy Afternoon” (John La Touche, Jerome Moross) – 5:31 “Eiderdown” (Steve Swallow) – 4:28 Pete La Roca – drums Joe Henderson – tenor … Continue reading Pete La Roca – Basra (full album) (1965)