Posts Tagged ‘Jazz’

Grand Central

October 6, 2017

“Grand Central,” by the Tomasz Stańko Quintet, 2010. Official music video created by Katarzyna Kijek & Przemysław Adamski using 1 km of yarn, four flashlights, and a lamp. The yarn was shaken, illuminated in different ways, and shot in stop motion.

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Night Lights

October 1, 2017

“Night Lights,” by Gerry Mulligan, 1963.

Gerry Mulligan (piano, baritone sax), Art Farmer (trumpet, flugelhorn), Bob Brookmeyer (trombone), Jim Hall (guitar), Bill Crow (bass), Dave Bailey (drums).

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Feelin’ Good

August 27, 2017

“Feelin’ Good,” written by Anthony Newley, performed by the Gerry Mulligan Quartet, 1965.

Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax), Jimmy Helms (guitar), Jimmy Bond (bass), Hal Blaine (drums) and a 10-piece string section arranged by Julian Lee with violinist Harry Bluestone as concertmaster.
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C Jam Blues

July 30, 2017

“C Jam Blues,” written by Duke Ellington (possibly with Barney Bigard), performed by the Oscar Peterson Trio in Denmark, 1964.

Oscar Peterson (piano), Ray Brown (bass), Ed Thigpen (drums).

More:

“C Jam Blues (1942),” Chris Tyle, JazzStandards.com

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Hackensack

June 25, 2017

“Hackensack,” composed by Thelonious Monk, performed by saxophone giants John Coltrane and Stan Getz with Oscar Peterson (piano), Paul Chambers (bass), and Jimmy Cobb (drums). Germany, 1960.

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Livery Stable Blues

April 1, 2017

“Livery Stable Blues” by Original Dixieland Jazz Band, 1917.  Dominic “Nick” James LaRocca (cornet), Larry Shields (clarinet), Edwin “Eddie” Branford Edwards (trombone), Harry W. Ragas (piano), and drummer Anthony “Tony” Sbarbaro (drums). Arguably the first jazz recording.

More:

“The First Jazz Recording Was Made by a Group of White Guys?” John Edward Hasse, Smithsonian Magazine.

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Santa’s Secret

December 19, 2016

“Santa’s Secret,” by pianist Johnny Guarnieri and bassist Slam Stewart. Originally recorded in 1944, it remained unissued until 2000. There’s a recent rendition by the Squirrel Nut Zippers.

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Equinox

December 4, 2016

“Equinox,” written by John Coltrane, recorded in 1960. Released on Coltrane’s Sound in 1964.

John Coltrane (tenor sax), McCoy Tyner (piano), Steve Davis (bass), Elvin Jones (drums).

Official John Coltrane website.

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Saturday Night Is The Loneliest Night In The Week

December 3, 2016

“Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night In The Week),” written by Jule Styne with lyrics by Sammy Cahn, recorded by Julie London in 1966.

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Blue Train

November 20, 2016

“Blue Train,” by John Coltrane, 1957.

John Coltrane (tenor sax), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Curtis Fuller (trombone), Kenny Drew (piano), Paul Chambers (bass), Philly Joe Jones (drums).

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