September 2, 2014
The great great HAWK

The great great HAWK

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Abgelegt unter: coleman hawkins jazz 
September 1, 2014

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August 31, 2014

Sonny Rollins - Blue 7
From Saxophone Colossus (1956, Prestige PRLP 7079)

An eleven minute long thematic development of a blues.The album Saxophone Colossus is regarded as the milestone by Rollins. Remarkable is how Rollins and drummer Max Roach make back and forth with each others ideas in solos and comping.

  • Sonny Rollins, ts
  • Tommy Flanagan, p
  • Max Roach, dr
  • Doug Watkins, b


August 31, 2014

(Quelle: historicaltimes, via classicbluenotes)

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Abgelegt unter: louis armstrong jazz 
August 26, 2014

Coleman Hawkins - You Blew Out the Flame In My Heart
From In A Mellow Tone (1960, Prestige OJCCD-6001-2 (Compilation))

  • Coleman Hawkins, ts
  • Vic Dickenson, trb
  • Joe Thomas, tr
  • Tommy Flanagan, p
  • Wendell Marshall, b
  • Osie Johnson, dr


August 25, 2014

Miles Davis - Airegin
From Cookin’ With the Miles Davis Quintet (Recorded 1956, released 1957, Prestige PRLP 7094)

The Miles Davis Quintet grooves along Sonny Rollins’ (listen to some Sonny I posted earlier) great Airegin. Philly grooves like hell and Coltrane blows out incredible chops.

  • Miles Davis, tr
  • John Coltrane, ts
  • Red Garland, p
  • Philly Joe Jones, dr
  • Paul Chambers, b


August 25, 2014

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Abgelegt unter: paul quinichette jazz 
August 25, 2014

Sonny Rollins - The Surrey With the Fringe On Top
From Newk’s Time (Released 1958, recorded 1957, Blue Note BST 84001)

The great Sonny ‘Newk’ Rollins in an extraordinary interpretation of the very classic standard Surrey With the Fringe On Top that was played by a lot of famous jazz man. In this version we hear Rollins in a duet with Philly Joe Jones. 

Track personnel:

  •  Sonny Rollins, ts
  • Philly Joe Jones, dr

Additional album personnel: 

  • Wynton Kelly, p
  • Doug Watkins, b


August 24, 2014

August 24, 2014


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August 21, 2014
Chano Pozo & Art Blakey

Chano Pozo & Art Blakey

August 21, 2014

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie - An Oscar For Treadwell
From Bird And Diz (1950, Verve MG C-512)

  • Charlie Parker, as
  • Dizzy Gillespie, tr
  • Thelonious Monk, p
  • Curley Russell, b
  • Buddy Rich, dr


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