December 31, 2007

George Russell - The Essence Of... George Russell















1. Electronic Sonata For Souls Loved By Nature (part I) (G. Russell - J. Garbarek) (19:45)
2. Electronic Sonata For Souls Loved By Nature (part II) (G. Russell - J. Garbarek) (19:51)
3. Electronic Sonata For Souls Loved By Nature (part III) (G. Russell - J. Garbarek) (20:53)
4. Now And Then (G. Russell) (14:07)

Tracks 1-3 treated in the Electronic Music Studios of Radio Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden, 1966-1967.
Track 4 recorded live at the Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, fall 1966.

https://rapidshare.com/files/874134844/the essence of.rar

December 26, 2007

Hal McKusick - In a Twentieth Century Drawing Room


















1. My Inspiration (B. Sherwood - B. Haggart - N. LaMare) (4:29)
2. Gift Of The Magi (M. Albam) (2:46)
3. You're A Lucky Guy (S. Cahn - S. Chaplin) (3:09)
4. Can't We Be Friends (K. Swift - P. James) (2:35)
5. Step Lively Osie (M. Albam) (2:33)
6. Minor Seventh Heaven (O. Johnson) (3:28)
7. Theme (A. Cohn) (3:15)
8. Alto Stratus (M. Albam) (5:12)
9. How Long Has This Been Going On (G. Gershwin - I. Gershwin) (3:15
10. Brother Jack (H. McKusick) (3:12)
11. Immortal (B. Scott) (2:43)

Hal McKusick (alto saxophone; clarinet 1, 2, 4-7, 9, 11)
Barry Galbraith (guitar)
Milt Hinton (bass)
Osie Johnson (drums 1, 2, 4-7, 9, 11; arranger 6)
Sol Gubin (drums 3, 8, 10)
Harvey Shapiro, Lucien Schmidt (cello)
Abram Borodkin, Milton Prinz (cello 1, 2, 4-7, 9, 11)
Bernard Greenhouse, Sidney Edwards (cello 3, 8, 10)
Manny Albam (arranger 1-5, 7-11)

Tracks 1, 2, 4-7, 9, 11 recorded in New York City, 14. & 15. 9. 1955.
Tracks 3, 8, 10 recorded in New York City, 29. 9. 1955.

Victor LPM-1164; RCA LPM-1164; Cloud 9 12584; RCA/BMG 74321125842

https://rapidshare.com/files/1414398415/in a twentieth century drawing room.rar

December 22, 2007

Dusko Goykovich - Bebop City











1. Sunrise In St. Petersburg (D. Goykovic) (7:39)
2. In The Sign Of Libra (D. Goykovic) (6:58)
3. Bebop City (D. Goykovic) (7:03)
4. Lament (J.J. Johnson) (6:26)
5. Bop Town (D. Goykovic) (7:39)
6. No Love Without Tears (D. Goykovic) (6:46)
7. One For Klook (D. Goykovic) (6:12)
8. Day By Day (A. Stordahl - P. Weston - S. Cahn) (8:38)
9. Brooklyn Blues (D. Goykovic) (8:49)

Dusko Goykovich (trumpet, flugelhorn)
Ralph Moore (tenor saxophone 1, 3-5)
Abraham Burton (alto saxophone 2, 7, 9)
Kenny Barron (piano)
Ray Drummond (bass)
Alvin Queen (drums)

Recorded in Brooklyn, New York City, 9-10. 12. 1994.

Enja 9015; Enja ENJ-9350 2; Tokuma 32184

https://rapidshare.com/files/2456586451/bebop city.rar

December 21, 2007

Dennis Charles Triangle - Queen Mary



















Triangle (D. Charles) (0:27)
2. Sweet Melanie (D. Charles) (15:53)
3. Stand Back (D. Charles) (5:37)
4. Queen Mary (D. Charles) (9:47)
5. Bass Space (D. Charles) (4:23)
6. Rise Up (D. Charles) (9:47)
7. Afro-Amer.Ind (W. Morris) (28:40)

Booker T. (tenor saxophone 2-7; percussion 1)
Wilber Morris (bass 2-7; percussion 1)
Dennis Charles (drums 2-7; percussion 1)
Huss Charles (congas 3-7; percussion 1)

Recorded at Sound on Sound Recording Studio, New York City, 26. & 27. 4. 1989.

Silkheart SHCD121; Gazel / Silk 121

https://rapidshare.com/files/2950302351/queen mary.rar

December 20, 2007

Bob Enevoldsen - Smorgasboard



















1. Iron Works (B. Enevoldsen) (3:51)
2. Loaded With Bass (B. Enevoldsen) (4:59)
3. Topsy (I. Berlin) (5:24)
4. Blues & Rhythm (B. Enevoldsen) (8:26)
5. Don't Be That Way (B. Goodman - E. Sampson - M. Parish) (5:35)
6. Ding Dong, The Witch Is Dead (H. Arlen - E. Y. Harburg) (2:38)
7. Swingin' On A Star (J. van Heusen - J. Burke) (2:18)
8. Swinger's Dream (M. Dougald) (3:21)
9. My Ideal (R. Whiting - N. Chase - L. Robin) (2:46)
10. How Low The Tune (B. Troup - B. Enevoldsen) (2:30)
11. John's Jumble (B. Enevoldsen) (2:39)
12. You're In Love (B. Troup) (2:17)
13. Thinking Of You (H. Ruby - B. Kalmar) (2:51)
14. No Time For Love (D. Davidson) (2:18)
15. Mr. Know-It-All (B. Troup) (2:34)
16. Oh! Look At Me Know (J. Bushkin - J. Devries) (2:50)
17. Bob's Boy (B. Gordon) (2:59)

Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone 1, 4, 9, 12, 16; bass 2, 8, 10, 11, 17; tenor saxophone 3-7, 13-15)
Marty Paich (piano 1, 3-6, 11-13, 16, 17; accordion 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 14, 15; organ 7)
Larry Bunker (vibraphone 1-3, 5-10, 12, 13, 15, 16; drums 4, 11; piano 14, 17)
Howard Roberts (guitar 7, 9, 10, 12-14, 16, 17)
Red Mitchell (bass 1-7, 9, 10, 12-16; piano 2, 8, 17)
Don Heath (drums 1-3, 5-10, 12-14, 16, 17)

Tracks 1 to 5 recorded in Hollywood, 8. 8. 1955.
Tracks 6 to 17 recorded in Hollywood, 25. & 29. 11. 1955.

Liberty JH 6098; Liberty RS-6008; Fresh Sounds 2224

https://rapidshare.com/files/855909760/smorgasbord.rar

December 19, 2007

Jackie McLean - Jackie McLean Plays Fat Jazz



















Jackie McLean • Jackie McLean Plays Fat Jazz
1. Filide (R. Draper) (7:24)
2. Millie's Pad (W. Young) (8:37)
3. Two Sons (R. Draper) (7:18)
4. What Good Am I Without You? (D. Rodney - S. Gallop) (7:39)
5. Tune Up (M. Davis) (5:35)

Webster Young (trumpet)
Jackie McLean (alto saxophone)
Ray Draper (tuba)
Gil Coggins (piano)
George Tucker (bass)
Larrie Richie (drums)

Recorded in New York City, 27. 11. 1957.

Jubilee JP 1093; Jubilee JGS-1093; Fresh Sound FSR-CD 18

https://rapidshare.com/files/806555553/plays fat jazz.rar

December 8, 2007

George Wallington - The Prestidigitator



















1. In Salah (M. Allison) (4:59)2. Composin' At The Composer (G. Wallington) (5:46)
3. Jouons (J.R. Monterose) (6:01)
4. Rural Route (M. Allison) (4:30)
5. Promised Land (M. Allison) (5:43)
6. August Moon (J. Lloyd) (4:53)
7. Prestidigitator (J.R. Monterose) (6:35)

Jerry Lloyd (bass trumpet 2, 4-6)
J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone 1-5, 7)
George Wallington (piano)
Teddy Kotick (bass)
Nick Stabulas (drums)

Tracks 2, 4, 5 recorded in New York City, 4. 4. 1957.
Tracks 1, 3 recorded in New York City, 5. 4. 1957.
Tracks 6, 7 recorded in New York City, 6. 4. 1957.

East West 4004; WEA/Warner 25118; Wea Japan 25118; Wounded Bird 4004

https://rapidshare.com/files/1287574754/the prestidigitator.rar

November 30, 2007

Charles McPherson - Come Play With Me


















1. Get Happy (H. Arlen - T. Koehler) (4:43)
2. Lonely Little Christmas (C. McPherson) (9:16)
3. Marionette (C. McPherson) (6:51)
4. Pretty Girl Blues (C. McPherson) (7:18)
5. Darn That Dream (J. van Heusen - E. DeLange) (6:35)
6. Bloomdido (C. Parker) (5:54)
7. Jumping Jack (C. McPherson) (7:13)
8. Fun House (C. McPherson) (5:43)
9. Blues For Camille (C. McPherson) (7:13)

Charles McPherson (alto saxophone)
Mulgrew Miller (piano)
Santi Debriano (bass)
Lewis Nash (drums)

Recorded at Sound on Sound Recording, New York City, 2. 3. 1995.

Arabesque 117

https://rapidshare.com/files/1174925424/Charles_McPherson_-_Come_Play_With_Me__1995_.rar

November 20, 2007

Art Blakey - Moanin' (1968)

































1. Slide's Delight (L. Hampton) (14:28)
2. You Don't Know What Love Is (G. DePaul - D. Raye) (9:08)
3. Blues For Eros (B. Harper) (14:37)
4. Moanin' (H. Silver) (12:40)
5. Blue Moon (R. Rodgers - L. Hart) (2:55)
6. Theme Song (A. Blakey) (2:58)

Bill Hardman (trumpet)
Julian Priester (trombone)
Billy Harper (tenor saxophone)
Ronnie Matthews (piano)
Lawrence Evans (bass)
Art Blakey (drums)

Recorded in Europe, 1968.

https://rapidshare.com/files/1383806109/moanin__(live).rar

November 14, 2007

Charles McPherson - Bebop Revisited



























Carmell Jones (tp) Charles McPherson (as)
Barry Harris (p) Nelson Boyd (b) Albert "Tootie" Heath (d)
NYC, November 20, 1964
Hot House
Nostalgia
Wail
Si Si
Variations On A Blues By Bud
Embraceable You
If I Loved You
** also issued on Fantasy OJCCD 710-2.

http://www82.zippyshare.com/v/SryUOUYh/file.html

November 12, 2007

Bill Barron & Ted Curson - Now, Hear This




































Around the World
Big Bill
The Leopard
Hurdy Gurdy
Dwackdi Mun Fudalick
Jes Swingin'
In A Monastery garden
You Are Too Beautiful

Ted Curson (trumpet)
Bill Barron (tenor sax)
Kenny Barron (piano)
Ronnie Boykins (bass)
Dick Berk (drums)

Recorded at RCA Studios, New York City, 5. 12. 1964.

https://rapidshare.com/files/2918265371/now__hear_this.rar

November 9, 2007

Al Casey - Buck Jumpin'




























Al Casey Quintet
Rudy Powell (as, cl -1,2,4,5,7/9) Herman Foster (p -1,2,4/9) Al Casey (g) Jimmy Lewis (b) Belton Evans (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 7, 1960
1. 2068 Rosetta Swingville SVLP 2007
2. 2069 Ain't Misbehavin' -
3. 2070 Buck Jumpin' -
4. 2071 Casey's Blues -
5. 2072 Honeysuckle Rose -
6. 2073 Body And Soul -
7. 2074 Don't Blame Me -
8. 2075 Fast Blues Prestige unissued (Gut Soul)
9. 2076 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down -

* Al Casey - Buck Jumpin' (Swingville SVLP 2007; Fantasy OJCCD 675-2)

https://rapidshare.com/files/79885204/buck_jumpin_.rar

November 7, 2007

Ahmed Abdul-Malik - Jazz Sahara















1. Ya, Annas (Oh, People)
2. Isma'a (Listen)
3. El Harris (Anxious)
4. Farah' Alaiyamna (Joy Up Us)

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone)
Naim Karacand (violin)
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass, oud)
Al Harewood (drums)
Bilal Abdurrahman (duf)
Jack Ghanaim (kannon)
Mike Hemway (darabeka)

Recorded in New York City, October 1958.

Riverside RLP 12-287; Riverside RLP 1121; Fantasy OJCCD 1820-2

http://www.mediafire.com/?duhly4bcq1qqcl8