Eric Dolphy – Hot House (1961)

From the album The Berlin Concerts, recorded in Berlin in 1961. Eric Dolphy (as), Benny Bailey (tp), Pepsi Auer (pf), George Joyner (b), Buster Smith (ds)                     [Dedicated Ronnie Rocket with a Happy Birthday] Continue reading Eric Dolphy – Hot House (1961)

Jackie McLean – Climax (1965)

From the album Jacknife. Jackie McLean – alto saxophone Charles Tolliver – trumpet Larry Willis – piano Larry Ridley – bass Jack DeJohnette – drums Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on September 24, 1965 Continue reading Jackie McLean – Climax (1965)

Ornette Coleman – Love Words (1979)

Love Words is From the album Of Human Feelings by Ornette Coleman, recorded: April 25, 1979 at Columbia Recording Studio, N.Y., N.Y. Of Human Feelings explores jazz-funk music and continues Coleman’s harmolodic approach to improvisation with Prime Time, whom he introduced on his 1975 album Dancing in Your Head. [source] Denardo Coleman – Drums / Ornette Coleman – Alto Saxophone / Charlie Ellerbee – Guitar … Continue reading Ornette Coleman – Love Words (1979)

Gigi Gryce – The Rat Race Blues (1960)

Titletrack on the album The Rat Race Blues by Gigi Gryce Featuring Richard Williams, recorded June 7th 1960. The next to last album before Gigi Gryce permanently dropped out of jazz. The group swings its way through two of Gryce’s lesser-known originals and three then-recent obscurities. Interesting and generally fresh straight-ahead jazz. [source] Lineup: Gigi Gryce – Alto Saxophone / Richard Williams – Trumpet / Richard Wyands – Piano / … Continue reading Gigi Gryce – The Rat Race Blues (1960)

Charlie Parker and Miles Davis – Embraceable You (1947)

This version of the composition Embraceable You original with music by George Gershwin and lyrics by Ira Gershwin is recorded at WOR Studios, NYC, Tuesday October 28, 1947. Personnel: Charlie Parker – Alto Sax Miles Davis – Trumpet Irving “Duke” Jordan – Piano Tommy Potter – Bass Max Roach – Drums Continue reading Charlie Parker and Miles Davis – Embraceable You (1947)

KANG TAE HWAN – Sora e (To the sky) (1991)

Welcome to the sound of Korea anno 1991. Guess you have never heard a Saxophone sounding like this ? Sora e (To the sky) is fron the CD album Tokebi by Kang Tae Hwan, recorded at Soul Studio on 12 April 1991, released on the Japanese Zen label. Kang Tae Hwan [강태환 (姜泰煥)] is born 1944 in Seoul, Korea. He began playing clarinet as kid, … Continue reading KANG TAE HWAN – Sora e (To the sky) (1991)