October 20, 2010

Plas Johnson - Hot, Blue & Saxy

















1. This Can't Be Love (R. Rodgers - L. Hart) (4:35)
2. Hittin' the Jug (G. Ammons) (5:50)
3. Nobody Does It Better (M. Hamlisch - C. Bayer-Sager) (3:59)
4. Ease on Down the Road (C. Smalls) (6:16)
5. Since I Fell for You (B. Johnson) (6:34)
6. What a Diff'rence a Day Makes (M. Grever - S. Adams) (6:43)
7. Save Your Love for Me (B. Johnson) (4:46)
8. Canadian Sunset (D. Heywood - N. Gimbel) (6:57)
9. I'm Just a Lucky So and So (D. Ellington - M. David) (4:44)
10. Star Eyes (D. Raye - G. DePaul) (6:26)
11. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) (D. Ellington - P. F. Webster) (4:43)
12. Never Make Your Move Too Soon (S. Hooper) (5:44)

Plas Johnson (tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone)
Cedric Lawson (piano)
Richard Reid (bass)
Johnny Kirkwood (drums)
Harold Battiste (arranger 4), Steve Solomon (arranger 10), Alan Broadbent (arranger 11)

Recorded at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, CA, 16. & 17. 12. 1990.

Carell Music CM 102-CD

https://rapidshare.com/files/1915478347/hot_ blue and saxy.zip

October 15, 2010

Max Kaminsky & Pee Wee Russell - At the Copley Terrace, Boston, 1945















1. Sugar (introduction) (M. Pinkard - S. D. Mitchell - E. B. Alexander) (0:37)
2. Love Is Just Around the Corner (L. E. Gensler - L. Robin) (4:18)
3. Tin Roof Blues (C. Brunies - M. Stitzel - B. Pollack - P. Mares - W. Melrose - L. Roppolo) (4:36)
4. Ja-Da (B. Carlton) (4:34)
5. World Is Waiting for the Sunrise (E. Seitz - G. Lockhart) (3:31)
6. Dippermouth Blues (J. King Oliver) (4:31)
7. Basin Street Blues (S. Williams) (4:40)
8. Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away) (T. Koehler - H. Barris - B. Moll (3:26)
9. Jazz Me Blues (E. B. Marks) (6:03)
10. I'm Confessin' (D. Dougherty - E. Reynolds - A. Neiburg) (4:41)
11. At Sundown (W. Donaldson) (4:12)
12. Original Dixieland One-Step (N. LaRocca - J. Jordan - J. R. Robinson - G. Crandall) (4:20)
13. Exactly Like You (J. McHugh - D. Fields) (4:23)
14. It Had to Be You (I. Jones - G. Kahn) (4:36)
15. Honeysuckle Rose (T. F. Waller - A. Razaf) (4:33)
16. Sheik of Araby (H. B. Smith - T. Snyder - F. Wheeler) (2:00)

Max Kaminsky (trumpet)
Brad Gowans (trombone)
Pee Wee Russell (clarinet)
Teddy Roy (piano)
John Field (bass)
Buzzy Drootin (drums)

Tracks 1, 7 recorded live at the Copley Terrace, Boston, 5. 11. 1945.
Tracks 2, 3 recorded live at the Copley Terrace, Boston, 2. 11. 1945.
Track 4 recorded live at the Copley Terrace, Boston, 3. 11. 1945.
Tracks 5, 6 recorded live at the Copley Terrace, Boston, 7. 11. 1945.
Tracks 8, 16 recorded live at the Copley Terrace, Boston, 8. 11. 1945.
Track 9 recorded live at the Copley Terrace, Boston, 9. 11. 1945.
Track 10 recorded live at the Copley Terrace, Boston, 15. 11. 1945.
Track 11 recorded live at the Copley Terrace, Boston, 10. 11. 1945.
Track 12 recorded live at the Copley Terrace, Boston, 16. 11. 1945.
Tracks 13, 15 recorded live at the Copley Terrace, Boston, 21. 11. 1945.
Track 14 recorded live at the Copley Terrace, Boston, 17. 11. 1945.

Jazzology 15

https://rapidshare.com/files/2941236773/at the copley terrace_ 1945.zip

October 4, 2010

T.K. Blue - Follow the North Star















1. Ancestral Callings (T. Kibwe) (6:01)
2. The Valley of Paradise (T. Kibwe) (6:08)
3. The Song of Solomon Northup (Intro) (T. Kibwe) (2:46)
4. The Song of Solomon Northup (T. Kibwe) (6:34)
5. The Capture (Intro) (T. Kibwe) (0:46)
6. The Capture (T. Kibwe) (7:04)
7. Southern Rendezvous (Intro) (T. Kibwe) (1:35)
8. Southern Rendezvous (T. Kibwe) (6:09)
9. Valley of Despair (T. Kibwe) (4:09)
10. Free to Be Me (Intro) (T. Kibwe) (2:08)
11. Free to Be Me (T. Kibwe) (7:41)
12. Follow the North Star (T. Kibwe) (6:11)
13. The Township Diary (T. Kibwe) (8:04)

T.K. Blue (alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, kalimba, arranger)
Steve Turre ( trombone, shells)
James Weidman (piano 1-12), Onaje Allan Gumbs (piano 13)
Essiet Okon Essiet (acoustic bass)
Willie Martinez (drums)
Kevin Jones (percussion)

Recorded at Kaleidoscope Studios, Union City, NJ, 29. 9. 2007.

JAJA Records 002

https://rapidshare.com/files/1587333347/follow the north star.zip

T.K. Blue - Eyes of the Elders















1. Wee (D. Best) (5:04)
2. Village Concil (Interlude 1) (T. Kibwe) (0:43)
3. Dance of the Nile (T. Kibwe) (5:43)
4. Frozen Mist (H. Smith) (5:16)
5. Eyes of the Elders (T. Kibwe) (4:50)
6. Village Concil (Interlude 2) (T. Kibwe) (0:56)
7. Harold's Theme (T. Kibwe) (5:10)
8. Nostalgia in Times Square (C. Mingus) (6:10)
9. Village Concil (Interlude 3) (T. Kibwe) (0:30)
10. Matriarch (T. Kibwe) (7:49)
11. Rites of Passage (T. Kibwe) (4:00)
12. South Sie Samba (B. Carter) (7:15)
13. Wise One (J. Coltrane) (12:05)

Randy Brecker (trumpet, flugelhorn 1, 7, 8, 12, 13)
T.K. Blue (saxophone, flute, kalimbas)
Stefon Harris (marimba, vibraphone 3-5, 10, 11)
Eric Reed (piano 1, 7, 8, 12, 13), James Weidman (piano 3, 5), Joanne Brackeen (piano 4, 10)
Lonnie Plaxico (bass)
Jeff Tain Watts (drums)
Steve Kroon (percussion (1, 3, 12)

Recorded at 39th Street Music, New York City, 28. & 29. 4. 2000.

Arkadia Jazz 70352

https://rapidshare.com/files/679487843/eyes of the elders.zip

October 3, 2010

Serge Chaloff with Boots Mussulli - Serge Chaloff and Boots Mussulli

















1. You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me (S. Fain - I. Kahal - P. Norman) (3:21)
2. Zoot (Zdot) (S. Chaloff - M. Chaloff) (2:48)
3. Oh Baby (O. Murphy) (5:55)
4. Love Is Just Around the Corner (L. E. Gensler - L. Robin) (2:59)
5. Easy Street (A. R. Jones) (3:27)
6. All I Do Is Dream of You (A. Freed - N. H. Brown) (4:36)

Boots Mussulli (alto saxophone)
Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone)
Russ Freeman (piano)
Jimmy Woode (bass)
Buzzy Drootin (drums)

Recorded in Boston, Mass, 9. 6. 1954.

Japanese Import 72295; Storyville STLP 310

https://rapidshare.com/files/4149600417/serge and boots.zip