Tagged: John Coltrane

Mal Waldron - Jackie McLean

Mal Waldron – Jackie McLean – Live In Verona – 2001 – Past Daily Downbeat

Mal Waldron – Jackie McLean duet – Recorded at Piazzo Dante, Verona Italy – June 25, 2001 – RAI-Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Two legends of Free Jazz this weekend; pianist Mal Waldron and alto-player Jackie McLean in one of their many collaborations, recorded live at Piazzo Dante...

Gerry Mulligan Quartet

Gerry Mulligan Quartet – Live In Rome – 1959 – Past Daily Downbeat

Gerry Mulligan Quartet – live in Rome – recorded June 19, 1959 – RAI – Rome – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gerry Mulligan Quartet this weekend, recorded live at the Teatro Adriano in Rome by the venerable Italian Radio/TV network RAI on june 19, 1959. This is the classic...

Steve Reich

An Interview With Steve Reich – 1983 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Steve Reich – in conversation with Alan Rich – February 7, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Anyone who has studied, performed or just enjoyed music owes some degree of gratitude to Steve Reich. He is, without question, one of the most widely admired, respected and influential voices in...

Earl Bostic - 1957

Earl Bostic And His Orchestra – A Gay Day – 1957 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Earl Bostic and his Orchestra – A Gay Day – King Records #5081 – 1957- Earl Bostic this weekend, with one of the last 78’s King Records issued, just before everybody switched over to 45 for good. A Gay Day (Gay . . as in happy) was not a hit,...

Big Jay McNeely

Big Jay McNeely – Live At Birdland 1957 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Birthday Edition (Big Jay McNeely – April 29, 1927)

Big Jay McNeely – live at Birdland, Seattle Washington – 1957 – Big J Records 1989 – In case you missed it, or it slipped your mind, or you were distracted by the birthday of another celebrated Jazz giant, Duke Ellington (born on April 29, 1899), yesterday was also the...

Bobby Hutcherson

Bobby Hutcherson Quartet – Live From San Francisco – 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat

Bobby Hutcherson Quartet – live in San Francisco – December 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bobby Hutcherson this weekend. When his passing was announced last August, it brought a flood of tributes and reminiscences from colleagues and critics. The legendary Sonny Rollins was quoted as saying; “I loved...

Julie London With The Bobby Troup Trio – Live In New York 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Julie London with The Bobby Troup Trio – live at The Cameo Room, New York – February 13, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The sultry voice of Julie London this week, accompanied by significant-other Bobby Troup and his trio, in performance at the fabled Cameo Room in New...

Abdullah Ibrahim

Abdullah Ibrahim With Gato Barbieri And Don Cherry – Live In Hamburg 1968 (RIP: Gato Barbieri) – Past Daily Downbeat

Abdullah Ibrahim with Gato Barbieri and Don Cherry – Live in Hamburg – August 3, 1968 – NDR Radio – Abdullah Ibrahim, just prior to his transformation from Dollar Brand, has been one of the truly unique and pioneering voices in Jazz from mid-century on. A native of South Africa,...

Ben Webster With Don Byas – Live In Germany 1968 – Past Daily Downbeat

Ben Webster With Don Byas – Live In Germany 1968 – Past Daily Downbeat

– Ben Webster Quartet with Don Byas – Karlsruhe, Germany – 1968 – RBB Berlin – Heading into Mellow territory this weekend with a concert by Ben Webster, along with Don Byas, Tete Montoliu on piano, Peter Trunk on Bass and Albert Heath on Drums. Webster migrated to Europe in...

John Coltrane – Live In Stockholm 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

John Coltrane – Live In Stockholm 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

– John Coltrane Quartet – In Concert from Konzerthaus, Stockholm – November 21, 1961 – Sveriges Radio – This week marks the birthday of John Coltrane. Born on September 23rd in 1926, he would have been 89. Since he accomplished an inestimable amount in his 41 years on the planet,...