Jeanne Lee – Yeh Come T’ Beh (1974)

Yeh Come T’ Beh is second track on the album Conspiracy by Jeanne Lee. Jeanne Lee (January 29, 1939 – October 25, 2000) was an American jazz singer, poet and composer. Best known for a wide range of vocal styles she mastered, Lee collaborated with numerous distinguished composers and performers who included Gunter Hampel, Ran Blake, Carla Bley, Anthony Braxton, Marion Brown, Mal Waldron, and … Continue reading Jeanne Lee – Yeh Come T’ Beh (1974)

Ethel Waters With Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – I Can’t Give You Anything But Love (1932)

Ethel Waters (October 31, 1896 – September 1, 1977) was an African-American blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress. She frequently performed jazz, big band, and pop music, on the Broadway stage and in concerts, although she began her career in the 1920s singing blues. [source] Johnny Hodges – Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone / Fred Guy – Banjo, Guitar / Harry Carney –  Baritone Saxophone / … Continue reading Ethel Waters With Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – I Can’t Give You Anything But Love (1932)

David Murray & The Gwo-Ka Masters Featuring Pharoah Sanders – Gwotet (2003).

Gwotet is an album by David Murray released on the Justin Time label. Recorded in 2003 and released in 2004 the album features performances by Murray and the Gwo-Ka Masters with Pharoah Sanders. [source] A rich tapestry of Afro-Caribbean rhythms and one of the most compelling albums in years from David Murray! [source] David Murray – tenor saxophone / Leonardo Alarcon – trombone / Angel … Continue reading David Murray & The Gwo-Ka Masters Featuring Pharoah Sanders – Gwotet (2003).

Don Cherry and the Jazz Composer’s Orchestra – Tantra (1973)

“If we’re going to speak about words, we could talk about a word like ‘aum.’ Because you don’t say the word ‘aum,’ you sing it. And you have to sing it where you use the ‘a’ as ‘ah,’ which is the throat. Then you’re singing, sustaining the tone ‘ah.’ Then you go to the ‘u,’ and then you reach the ‘m’ and you’ve liberated the … Continue reading Don Cherry and the Jazz Composer’s Orchestra – Tantra (1973)

Miles Davis – Godchild (1949)

Recorded in NY, 1949, Godchild is the first track on side B on the album Birth of the Cool by Miles Davis. Birth of the Cool remains one of the defining, pivotal moments in jazz. This is where the elasticity of bop was married with skillful, big-band arrangements and a relaxed, subdued mood that made it all seem easy, even at its most intricate. After all, … Continue reading Miles Davis – Godchild (1949)

Frank Lowe – Fresh (1975)

Fresh is the third and very dynamic composition by Frank Lowe on the album Fresh. Three tracks are Lowes own compositions and two are originally by Thelonious Monk.  The first four tracks on the album are recorded March 7, 1975, while the last track is recorded the year before. Frank Lowe was extremely influenced by the first and second waves of free jazz. Abdul Wadud – Cello / Charles … Continue reading Frank Lowe – Fresh (1975)

Takashi Tsunoda & Fumio Nanri – The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise (1957)

Recorded : October, 1957. Takashi Tsunoda is a pioneer of a jazz banjo in Japan. Fumio Nanri – trumpet (born in 1910) Tohru Mori – trombone (born in 1913) Eiji Kitamura – clarinet (born in 1929) Muneyoshi Nishiyo – cornet (born in 1931) Kenichi Sonoda – trombone (born in 1929) Yozuru Sera – piano (born in 1932) Takashi Tsunoda – banjo (born in 1907) Shigenori … Continue reading Takashi Tsunoda & Fumio Nanri – The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise (1957)