venerdì 24 dicembre 2010
domenica 19 dicembre 2010
venerdì 26 novembre 2010
lunedì 22 novembre 2010
Everything Happens To Me
Red Record VPA 167
Recorded november 1980
at "Music Center" Bologna
Larry Nocella: tenor sax
Dannie Richmond: drums
Cameron Brown: bass
Bob Neloms: piano
1. Rose (Neloms - Nocella) 7.57
2. Central Park West (J. Coltrane) 6.46
3. Along Come Betty (B. Golson) 5.41
1. Nakatini Serenade (C. Massey) 7.00
2. Everything Happens to Me (M. Dennis) 8.00
3. The Days of Wine and Roses (H. Mancini) 5.40
venerdì 19 novembre 2010
martedì 16 novembre 2010
venerdì 12 novembre 2010
mercoledì 10 novembre 2010
In the last days of his life he performed 2 different concerts: the first for the radio station V.A.R.A. in Holland with a local rhythm session including 2 young Dutch musicians that in the following years will become famous. The pianist Misha Mengelberg and the drummer Han Bennink. Here we have only two of the tracks played that evening.
The second one, featuring Donald Byard at trumpet and some other local instrumentalists, in a night club in Paris (France) Le Chat Qui Pêche.
This concert is complete and we can listen to a last original of Dolphy "Springtime" never recorded prior to this session.
Eric Dolphy - Last Concerts in Europe
01. South Street Exit (E. Dolphy) 7'10
02. The Madrig Speaks, The Panther (E. Dolphy) 4'50
Eric Dolphy (as, fl. on 1)
Misha Mengelberg (pno)
Jacques Schols (bass)
Han Bennink (dr)
recorded live at Hilversum (Holland), june 2, 1964 (radio broadcast)
03. Springtime (E. Dolphy) 19'20
04. Naima (J. Coltrane) 15'12
05. Ode to Charlie Parker (Byard- Pickering) 5'28
06. G. W. (E. Dolphy) 5'58
07. Serene (E. Dolphy) 7'38
08. 245 (E. Dolphy) 10'05
Eric Dolphy (as, bcl on 3, 4, 7, fl on 5)
Donald Byrd (tr)
Nathan Davis (ts)
Jack Diéval (pno)
Jacques Hess (bass)
Franco Manzecchi (dr)
Jacky Bambou (congas).
recorded live at Le Chat Qui Pêche, Paris (France), june 11, 1964
All these tracks appeared before spread in different albums, I have put them here together.
giovedì 4 novembre 2010
Jazz Jamboree '80
Muza SX 1983
recorded live at the Congress Hall Warsaw
1. Blues for Bill (N. Lindberg) 16'32
2. Race Face (D. Cherry) 7'35
Don Cherry - pocket trumpet, melodica, percussion, vocals
Janusz Muniak - soprano & tenor saxophones
Pierre Pausgen - piano, electric piano
Andrzej Cudzich - bass
Jerzy Bezucha - drums
1. God Bless the Child (Holiday, Herzog) 2'20
2. Teach me Tonight (De Paul Cahn) 3'05
3. My Man (Yvain, Pollack) 3'05
Camelia Todorova & Sofia orchestra
4. Inside, Inside (B. Harper) 13'45
The Billy Harper sextet
megaupload part 1 part 2
rapidshare part1 part 2
Here a video of the concert of Don Cherry in that occasion
mercoledì 27 ottobre 2010
Recently I have found some rare tracks recorded during two different concerts performed in Torino in that years.
G. Barbieri (ts, fl)
L. Liston Smith (pn)
J.F. Jenny-Clarke (bs)
M. Patillo (dr)
N. Vasconcelos (berimbau, conga, perc.)
Torino (Italy) Live at "Swing Club" feb. 19, 1970 (or 1972?)
01. Tupac Amaru (G. Barbieri)
02. My Buenos Aires Querido (G. Barbieri)
03. Brazil (A. Barroso)
04. El Arriero (trad. arr. G. Barbieri)
G. Barbieri (ts, voc)
F. D'Andrea (pn)
G. Tommaso (bs)
N. Vasconcelos (berimbau, conga, perc.)
Live Torino (Italy) july 1970 (1972?)
05. Carnavalito (trad.)
06. Tango (A. Piazzolla)
07. Lamentito (trad.)
Gato Barbieri at Swing Club in Torino (1972)
mercoledì 13 ottobre 2010
Oscar Peterson Trio
Oscar Peterson (pn)
Sam Jones (bs)
Louis Hayes (dr)
1. Blue Etude (O. Peterson) 5'14"
2. You Look God to Me (Wells-Lefco) 6'01"
3. Satin Doll (Ellington) 6'30"
4. I Concentrate on You (Porter) 3'50"
5. Shelley's World (Cohen) 6'25"
6. Dahoud (C. Brown) 5'52"
7. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Arlen-Koehler) 5'00"
Recorded in Sanremo (Italy) march 26, 1966
lunedì 4 ottobre 2010
Charles Lloyd (ts, fl)
Keith Jarrett (p)
Ron McClure (b)
Jack DeJohnette (d) 1. Days and Nights Waiting (Keith Jarrett) 7:06
2. Sweet Georgia Bright 17:54 3. Love Song to a Baby 12:32
Charles Lloyd (ts, fl)
Keith Jarrett (p, ss in 4)
Ron McClure (b)
Jack DeJohnette (d)
recorded live in Paris, France, June 11, 1967
Editoriale Pantheon (It) JCD 03 1994
1. Days And Nights Of Waiting (Keith Jarrett)
2. Lady Gabor (Szabo)
3. Sweet Georgia Bright
4. Twin Pearls (bonus track not included in the original CD)
mercoledì 8 settembre 2010
He never forgot his italian origins, (he liked to say that he was born aboard a ship when his parents emigrated from Italy, also if he was born in Philadelphia), and in last years of his life he played different times in Italy meeting some italian jazz players.
Joe Venuti: Live in Italy
I Giganti del Jazz Curcio n.23
from private tapes of Venuti's family
recorded at Teatro Erba Torino
March 26, 1971
Joe Venuti (vl)
Lou Stein (pn)
Marco Ratti (bs)
Gil Cuppini (drm)
1. Sweet Georgia Brown (Bernie, Casey, Pinkard)
2. Body and Soul (Green)
3. I Want to Be Happy (Youmans)
4. Tea for Two (Youmans)
5. Humoresque (Dvorak, arr. Venuti)
6. Almost Like Being in Love (Loewe, Lerner)
7. Undecided (Shavers)
8. The Hot Canary (Nero, Gilbert)
venerdì 3 settembre 2010
The first one at Ronnie Scott's Club in London (March 15, 16 and 17, 1971) issued as Dinasty in a double album Verve, and one in Paris March 28, 1971.
Here a rare issue of the second one pubblished in the '80 and never reissued.
martedì 17 agosto 2010
Modern Jazz Quartet Live in Paris (Rapidshare)
1. Animal Dance (J. Lewis)
2. Django (J. Lewis)
3. Milano (J. Lewis)
4. Bluesology (M. Jackson)
5. Odds Against Tomorrow (J. Lewis)
6. Bags Goove (M. Jackson)
8. Ambiguité (J. Lewis - A. Hodeir)
with Jazz Groupe de Paris
directed by André Hodeir
Roger Guerin, Jean Liesse (tr)
Jean Aldegon (sax a)
Georges Grenu (sax t)
Armand Migiani (sax b)
recorded december 10, 1956 in Paris at Theatre de L'Ambassade des Etats-Unis
lunedì 16 agosto 2010
He was one of the fathers of italian modern jazz, with the trumpet player Oscar Valdambrini was the leader of the Basso-Valdambrini quintet.
Forty years ago, june 9, 1970, with a quartet composed by some of the best italian jazz players, he had a concert in Milan at Centro Pirelli. The tapes of that performance were forgotten for years. In 1996 a limited edition (500 CD and 500 LP) were issued form the original tapes.
In 2009 a new limited edition was issued with the same numbers.
esclusivo per Pirelli
Catalog#: AP 1
Renato Sellani (piano),
Giorgio Azzolini (bass),
Gilberto “GIL” Cuppini (drums)
A1) Reachin’ fourth (McCoy Tyner) – 9’40”
A2) Sweet Little Maia (Jimmy Garrison) - 7’10”
A3) Oleo (Sonny Rollins) - 7’35”
B1) Gingerbread Boy (Jimmy Heath) - 9’45”
B2) Naima (John Coltrane) - 3’45”
B3) So What (Miles Davis) - 11’43”
domenica 18 luglio 2010
Chet Baker (tp)
Richard Twardzik (p)
Jimmy Bond (bs)
Peter Littman (drm)
Lars Gullin (sax b) in 10-13
Caterina Valente (vcl) in 13
3. Sad Walk
5. Just Duo
6. Piece Caprice
8. The Girl from Greeland
10. Cool Blues
12. Lover Man
13. I’ll Remember April
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These tracks, according with Jack Chambers, author of a interesting biography "Bouncin' with Bartok: The Incomplete Works of Dick Twardzik" (Berkeley Hills Books, Berkeley, CA, 2004): «may represent the apogee of Baker's talents as a pure musician».
giovedì 17 giugno 2010
It was considered a kind of "Manifesto" of the MJQ music.
Here you can find an excellent link to listen to it.
The Modern Jazz Quartet - Fontessa (1956)
mercoledì 16 giugno 2010
The reviews were enthusiastic, the french critic Daniel Berger wrote:
Sonny Rollins could play alone for hours without make loose interest. His sounding show is amazing and enjoys his listeners, crossing improvisations that reach end at remarkable speed and standards that breaks with incredible moments for rapidity and invention. His strength and his warmth are as he was playng for the last time.
That concert was unissued for about twenty years and the following album is very rare and never reissued.
The following video was taken in Copenhagen during the same european tour with different partners