Art Blakey “Au Club St Germain” Vol 3 (1958)

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Track Selection: “Along Came Manon”  >> Artists Lee Morgan (t)  Benny Golson (ts) Jimmy Merritt (b) Bobby Timmons (p)  Art Blakey, Kenny Clarke (d)  Gana M’Bow (congas) Recorded by Raymond Treillet December 1958 Music When Art Blakey’s Messengers descended on Paris in December … Continue reading

Coltrane “Live” at the Village Vanguard (1961)

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Track Selection:  “Chasin’ the Trane” (Excerpt) Artists Eric Dolphy (bc) John Coltrane (ss) McCoy tyner (p) Elvin Jones (d) Reggie Workman (b) Music As a late starter (remedial class)  in jazz there are more than a few gaps in my musical knowledge, … Continue reading

Jackie Mclean “New and Old Gospel” (1967)

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  Track Selection:  “Strange as it Seems” (Excerpt) Artists Ornette Coleman (tp) Jackie McLean (as) Lamont Johnson (p) Scott Holt (b) Billy Higgins (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 24, 1967 Music The music – a … Continue reading

Archie Shepp “Four for Trane” (1964)

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Track Selection:  “Niema” Artists Alan Shorter (flh) Roswell Rudd (tb) John Tchicai (as) Archie Shepp (ts) Reggie Workman (b) Charles Moffett (d) Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 10, 1964 Music When the headline brags a recording is “historically … Continue reading

Kenny Dorham and the Jazz Prophets Vol.1(1956)

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Track Selection: “The Prophet” Artists Kenny Dorham (tp) J.R. Monterose (ts) Dick Katz (p) Sam Jones (b) Arthur Edgehill (d)NYC, April 4, 1956 Music Dorham duets with JR Monterose on happy varied arrangements, with Dorham in his characteristic  fast-stacatto mode driving … Continue reading

Ornette Coleman “Tomorrow is the Question” (1959)

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Track Selection: “Tomorrow is the Question!” Artists Don Cherry (cor) Ornette Coleman (as) Red Mitchell (b) Shelly Manne (d) recorded  Los Angeles, CA, January 16, 1959 Music Perhaps tame by future “free jazz” standards, but adventurous and uncompromising in its … Continue reading