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Cool, Bebop, Straight Ahead or Fusion: The Jazz Thread

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1) THESE FOOLISH THINGS
2) LESTER LEAPS IN


LESTER YOUNG, tenor saxophone
Nat King Cole, piano
Oscar Moore, guitar
Johnny Miller, bass
Buddy Rich, drums


March 20, 1946
 

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Miles Davis - Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess?


Miles Davis - There's a Boat That's Leaving Soon for New York


Album:
Porgy and Bess - 1958
Miles Davis & The Gil Evans Orchestra

Written by:
George Gershwin
Ira Gershwin
DuBose Heyward

Miles Davis – trumpet, flugelhorn
Ernie Royal, Bernie Glow, Johnny Coles and Louis Mucci – trumpet
Dick Hixon, Frank Rehak, Jimmy Cleveland and Joe Bennett – trombone
Willie Ruff, Julius Watkins and Gunther Schuller – horn
Bill Barber – tuba
Phil Bodner, Jerome Richardson and Romeo Penque – flute, alto flute & clarinet
Cannonball Adderley – alto saxophone
Danny Bank – alto flute, bass flute & bass clarinet
Paul Chambers – bass
Philly Joe Jones – drums (except tracks 2, 8, 10 & 11)
Jimmy Cobb – drums (tracks 2, 8, 10 & 11)
Gil Evans – arranger & conductor

 
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John Coltrane Quartet - Living Space

Composer: John Coltrane

Infinity is an album credited to John Coltrane, released on Impulse! in 1972. It features overdubs by Alice Coltrane of her late husband's work recorded in 1965, adding only harp, strings and tamboura.


Original performances by

John Coltrane (soprano & tenor sax)
McCoy Tyner (piano)
Jimmy Garrison (bass)
Elvin Jones (drums)

Overdubbed with arrangements featuring

Alice Coltrane (harp, tamboura)
Joan Chapman (tamboura)
Oran Coltrane (bells)

String orchestra

James Getzoff, Gerald Vinci, Gordon Marron, Michael White (violin)
Rollice Dale, Myra Kestenbaum, (viola)
Jesse Ehrlich, Edgar Lustgarten (cello)
Murray Adler (concertmaster)
 
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Eric Dolphy - Last Date

Recorded live at Hilversum, Holland - Jun 2, 1964


Recorded 27 days before Dolphy's death, the liner notes of this album describe this recording as "the last known search for sounds non-existent."

Bass – Jacques Schols
Drums – Han Bennink
Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax – Eric Dolphy
Piano – Misja Mengelberg

“When you hear music, after it’s over, it’s gone in the air. You can never capture it again.” - Eric Dolphy
 
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Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra

Written by Razaf/Waller/Brooks, recorded July 22, 1929



Alto Sax - Bert Curry
Alto Sax - Crawford Wetherington
Banjo - Mancy Cara
Bass - Pete Briggs
Clarinet - Jimmy Strong
Drums - Arthur "Zutty" Singleton
Piano - Gene Anderson
Tenor Sax - Jimmy Strong
Trombone - Fred Robinson
Trumpet - Homer Hobson
Trumpet - Louis Armstrong
Violin - Carroll Dickerson
Vocals - Louis Armstrong, Seger Ellis
 
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George Shearing - East of the Sun (and West of the Moon) - 1949


Composer: Brooks Bowman

Piano: George Shearing
Vibes: Marjorie Hyams
Guitar: Chuck Wayne
Bass: John Levy
Drums: Denzil Best

 
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^^Yeah baby, great to see you here !! :love:

1976: Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
featuring David Schnitter (tenor and vocals)
2 selections - Georgia and Third World Blues

Drums – Art Blakey
Bass – Chin Yoshio Suzuki*
Flute, Vocals – Ladji Camara
Piano – Albert Dailey
Trumpet – Bill Hardman
Tenor Sax – David Schnitter
Vocals – David Schnitter

Ah, how lovely. :)

Damn, there is too much on this thread - it's like Walmart for jazz ( as in too many commodities, not the bad brands ) anyhoo, love this thread, jus need a bit of time to mull over.

My attention deficit is failing me. :/ ;)
 

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Ditto, Mr P.;) <3

I'll leave/leaf this... a melancholic one, this particular variation brings optimism. always a beautiful combination. <3

 

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Ditto, Mr P.;) <3

I'll leave/leaf this... a melancholic one, this particular variation brings optimism. always a beautiful combination. <3

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Holy TOLEDO!
@Asclepius is a bad muthaWATCH YOUR MOUTH! This one's just for you, man: :love:

"Love For Sale" - 1958


Miles Davis, trumpet
John Coltrane, tenor sax
Cannonball Adderley, tenor sax
Bill Evans, piano
Paul Chambers, bass
Jimmy Cobb, drums
 
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