Sonny Clark Trio – Minor Meeting (1960)

Minor Meeting is from the album Sonny Clark Trio, released on Time Records in 1960. Clark is inspired by his sidemen (bassist George Duvivier and drummer Max Roach) as he digs into a full set of his originals. None of the tunes became standards, but all are excellent. The music falls between classic bebop and hard bop, with Clark as usual displaying the influence of Bus Powell along with his own … Continue reading Sonny Clark Trio – Minor Meeting (1960)

Don Cherry – Eternal Rhythm (1968) (full album)

Eternal Rhythm is a live jazz album composed by Don Cherry. It was recorded at the Berlin Jazz Festival in 1968. [source] Tracks: A. Eternal Rhythm Part 1 (17:45) / B. Eternal Rhythm Part 2 (23:37) Albert Mangelsdorff – Trombone Eje Thelin – Trombone Bernt Rosengren – Tenor Saxophone, Oboe, Clarinet, Flute Sonny Sharrock – Guitar Karl Berger – Vibraphone, Piano, Gender (Gamelan) Joachim Kühn – Piano, Prepared … Continue reading Don Cherry – Eternal Rhythm (1968) (full album)

Armand J. Piron Band – Kiss Me Sweet (1923)

Armand John “A.J.” Piron (August 16, 1888 – February 17, 1943) was an American jazz violinist, band leader, and composer. In 1915, Piron and Williams together started the Piron and Williams Publishing Company, and in their first year of business published Piron’s composition, “I Wish That I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate”, which became his biggest hit. After touring briefly with W.C. Handy  in 1917, he … Continue reading Armand J. Piron Band – Kiss Me Sweet (1923)

Gil Evans – “Little Wing” (1986)

Recording from Gil Evans´ Concert in Jazzhouse Montmartre, Copenhagen 13. juli 1986. Lew Soloff – Trumpet / Miles Evans – Trumpet / Shunzo Ono – Trumpet / David Taylor – Trombone / Tom Malone – Trombone / Chris Hunter – Alto Saxophone / John Surman – Barytone Saxophone /  Dave Bardien – French Horn / Delmar Brown – Keyboard / Gill Evans – Keyboard / Kenwood … Continue reading Gil Evans – “Little Wing” (1986)

Hamiet Bluiett – Footprints (1983)

From the album Bearer of the Holy Flame by Hamiet Bluiett, recorded on July 25 in 1983 and released in 1984 on Black Fire. Tracks on Bearer of the Holy Flame : Footprints / EBU / Song Song / Headless Blues / I´ll Close My Eyes / Gumbo (Vegetarian Style) Hamiet Bluiett – Baritone Sax, Clarinet, Alto flute John Hicks – Piano Fred Hopkins – Bass Marvin Smitty Smith – Drums … Continue reading Hamiet Bluiett – Footprints (1983)

Jamaaladeen Tacuma – Dancing in your Head (1984)

Dancing In Your Head is recorded in New York in 1984 and is from the album Renaissance Man by Jamaaladeen Tacuma. Jamaaladeen Tacuma (born Rudy McDaniel, June 11, 1956) is an American free jazz bassist born in Hempstead, New York, perhaps best known for his albums as bandleader on the Gramavision label and for his work with Ornette Coleman  during the 1970s and 1980s (particularly in Coleman’s Prime Time band). The first three Prime … Continue reading Jamaaladeen Tacuma – Dancing in your Head (1984)