Call It Anything - Miles Davis at the Isle of Wight. This Mile's electric period where he was influenced by rock and funk music. The songs the band is playing got that collective title because when the promoters ask him what the name of the song was he said: You Can Call It...
I think I'm definitely in love with Chet Baker's voice. It's so incredibly sweet and has an innocence and simplicity to it, kind of like a boy just singing in his bed or things. I love it so much.
advaitak 0 6 days ago
This Is Intense - Freedom Now Suit was one of the most powerful albums of any genre that I owned. Abbey Lincoln and Max Roach capture the mood at the time of the civil rights movement when black protest was becoming more strident. Spurred on by leaders like Malcom X, blacks...
holloway64 0 Apr 13
The First Lady - I could listen to her anytime of day. There's nothing sweeter than Lady Ella practicing her art.
holloway64 0 Sep 17
The Spirit Of Coltrane Reaching The Divine - John Coltrane left this earth in 1967 but he left behind treasures greater than any pharaoh could have possessed. A restless mind contained in a restless spirit; seeking nothing less than to play the mind of God through his horn, that...
holloway64 2 Responses 4 Nov 1, 2012
Phyllis Hyman - The beautiful and talented Phyllis Hyman left us to soon. Her voice filled the room. This production hearkens back to the jazz reviews in the Cotton Club days.
holloway64 0 Sep 17
Sax - I am a 2nd year jazz tenor sax and am already playing Grade 7 ABRSM (funny as Im also an 11th year pianist and have only done up to Grade 3 :p) I absolutely love jazz its awakened a happiness and a zest for life in me that I never knew was there. I play for 3 hours a...
Aryashi 2 Responses 1 Jul 12, 2009
Music Got Me Out Of Depression - I used to play the Clarinet at school, and played in the County Orchestra, that was 60 years ago. I always talked about playing the Sax, but was always in to other stuff, My wife passed away when she got Cancer, I was very ill and depressed...
deleted 1 Response 5 Oct 22, 2011
Afro Cuban - This is the great Archie Shepp with Chucho Valdes putting down some great Latin jazz. This music is a part of the history and tradition that should not be lost. For those who saw the Buena Vista Social Club, you know that our Cuban brothers and sisters have added...
holloway64 0 Apr 11
Nostalgic - I love the way jazz music can make you feel relaxed, upbeat and even reminiscent and nostalgic. I will forever be in love with jazz.
alwaysinbetween 4 Responses 1 Feb 24, 2009
I Love to Scat! - Scooby shoo-dwop pee doo fiddly diddly doo wop. Bwwwwwwwweeeeeee fow wadow boop blip. Fee foo fa doodley doop bow. Weeeeeeee.......
RopinTexan 1 Response 1 Dec 20, 2007
Take Five - There are many good reasons to listen to the Dave Brubeck Quartet. On of them is to see what a great saxophonist Paul Desmond was.
holloway64 1 Apr 14
John Scofield - An experience worth having. John Scofield live at the Blue Note
holloway64 0 Apr 25
In A Silent Way - Joe Zawinul - 'In A Silent Way' by Joe Zawinul (Atlantic Records/1971)The original is great. Electric Piano, bowed contra bass, drums, soprano sax. Zawinul and Wayne Shorter.So many players have covered this; Miles Davis, Santana, Bill Frisell, etc.There is a...
deleted 1 Response 1 Mar 17, 2011
Kind Of Blue Is Kind Of Great - Love Jazz...just love it ...cannot get enough ... The best selling CD and the best CD I think ever made is Miles Davis 'Kind of Blue'. I have listened to this all day long ... Miles Davis was a visonary, developing a style of music that would set a...
RichieRich78 11 Responses 3 Jul 19, 2010
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers ~ Oscalypso - (Bass ~ Oscar Pettiford)
bijouxbroussard 5 Responses 9 Jan 19
Lullaby. - Last night I fell asleep to the sound of smooth jazz playing in the background with a subtle, soft, teasing breeze blowing from my bedroom window. Nothing big matters when you have moments like that. And jazz has given me moments like that in so many many many many...
TheRealMimi 2 Responses 1 Feb 24, 2010
Frankie And Antonio - A few Bossa Nova songs with Sinatra and Jobim. Simply lovely.
holloway64 0 Apr 17
Hajji Baba ~ Nat "king" Cole - I think the picture is the moon, not sure from what angle...anyway, enjoy
bijouxbroussard 4 Responses 2 Oct 6, 2012
Listening to 3 albums of Bill Evans Trio non stop as I write this. Can't get enough if him.
advaitak 1 Response 1 Nov 30
Bob Acri - Sleep Away - Listen to this! its wonderful!
quietbeauty 5 Responses 1 Aug 17, 2011
They Don't Make 'em Anymore - Coltrane, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus.They don't make men like that anymore; musicians of that caliber. I don't care what anyone says, there will never ever be another Coltrane. It makes me sad that I wasn't alive during their reign, so I never had...
jjia25 5 Responses 2 Jan 7, 2011
The Steve Lacy Quartet - Jazz master of the soprano saxophone,Steve Lacy performing live with his quartet. Lacy is one of the world's biggest Monk fans and has recorded tributes to Monk throughout his career. But he also has the searching spirit to delve into a bit of free...
holloway64 1 Response 0 Apr 13
Dave Brubeck 1920-2012 R.i.p. - One of the classics...Take Five Dave Brubeck - piano Paul Desmond - alto sax Eugene Wright - bass Joe Morello - drums
bijouxbroussard 10 Responses 9 Dec 5, 2012
Night Music - Night Music with Dave Sandborn was a show that presented some very interesting music to American audiences. Which means the show was doomed from the beginning. This show is with the Great Pharoah Sanders. His notes are poetry play bitter and sweetly.
The Strange Monk - One of the advantages of coming to jazz at a late period of time like I did, I missed some of the controversies that player who were out of the box went through. Today, Charlie Parker is a Jazz God. In his day, people were asking if Be Bop was even jazz...
holloway64 1 Response 3 Jan 16
It Makes Me Feel So Good - Jazz (smooth jazz in particular) just relaxes me instantly. I like to listen to it when I'm reading for school or I just want to unwind. No other type of music does this for me than jazz :D
BlankPage123456787 2 Responses 2 Jan 7, 2012
Good For Ears But Perfect For Our Soul (: - When the soft sound fill your room, the room itself get another and more alive colors. When the air is filled with the saxophone notes you can breathe more calmly with a pleasent smile on your face. Let your room be more colorful and...
zoejaneee 3 Responses 2 Feb 26, 2011
Wild Goose Chase? - Wild Goose Chase - Glen Gray? If you have listened to this song which I doubt you will most likely discover an amazing trombone line in it - but if your not a trombone player you may not just appreciate how awesome it is to have a full trombone section...
TiredOfTomorrow 0 Sep 8
Jazz - America's Only Indigenous Art Form - When I was barely into double digits my father introduced me to jazz. Fats Waller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Sidney Bechet, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Johnny Hodges, Billie Holiday – the elite. By the time I hit...
ElLagarto 14 Responses 1 Jun 23, 2007
Buena Vista - It truly was a blessing that these men and women were able to play their music and get acknowledged for it before they passed away. This is the great Cuban contribution to jazz.
holloway64 1 Response 0 Apr 11
The King, Sir Duke - Duke Ellington's music is not only dance music, it is classical art, it is a combination of complex African and European rhythms mix together with smoothness and class, just like the man himself. This is one of my favorite pieces: Take the A Train to Harlem...
holloway64 0 Sep 16
Just Like Sunshine - I absolutely love Jazz. It kind of reminds me a little bit of sunshine. When I hear it, it makes me want to laugh and is definitely enough to bring out some goofy antics. I have always wanted to be a dancer (among many other things). I learned a little...
ScarletAura 2 Responses 1 Apr 12, 2010
Baby, Come To Me! ~Koop~ - This song always makes me cheerful! =) Baby, I've been waiting for you Don't run away now You've got nothing to lose Maybe, I feel so alone And I need someone To call my own 'Cause my love has just left me And I need someone new Who can tell me...
zoejaneee 1 May 14, 2011
The Keith Jarrett Trio: My Back Pages - based on a composition by Bob Dylan.Great rendition.
berangere 1 Sep 27
I Love Dinah Washington - For all of you out there who love Dinah Washington I would love to share this with you.............A Stranger on Earth, The Dinah Washington Story. I love Dinah's story, voice and music so much that I felt the need to tell her story through this theatre...
JayleenS 0 Jul 23
My Baby Just Cares For Me ~ Nina Simone - This song got me into jazz: and now I am also showed it to my children. My daughter loves it ! Thank you Mrs. Simone for such great music.
AbrahamL 2 Responses 4 Jan 28
First Steps - This is The John Coltrane Quintet with Eric Dolphy doing Impression. This is the early part of Coltrane's journey towards free jazz. Eric Dolphy seems to be his guide. The music is beautiful.
Sarah Or Ella? - They're both impeccable. But if you had to pick just one, who would it be and why?
humdinger 10 Responses 1 Sep 3, 2007
Long Tall Dexter Gorden - The man should have been royalty. The way he blows his sax makes him a prince, and a poet.
A Beautiful Duet - Jim Hall and French pianist Petrucciani play Beautiful Love, beautifully.
holloway64 1 Response 0 Apr 16
I really, really enjoy listening to Rat Pack or Louis Armstrong. Old jazz music reminds me of my grandpa - he loved jazz music as well.
XChloe 1 Response 1 a week ago
Afro Blue - Yes John Coltrane played this song and lifted it to great heights. But this song still belongs to the great conga player Mongo Santamaria
holloway64 1 Response 0 Apr 12
A Fantasy.... - I jump on my motorcycle and head south. Maybe to Mississippi. Driving through and old small town, it's hot and humid. I stop for the night and a nice cold beer. In the smokey hotel bar, there is a group of old black men playing true, old, bluesy, jazz. I just sit...
Travel4work 3 Responses 3 Apr 3, 2012
I Love Jazz! - I've had jazz in my life for a long time. My dad used to like to listen to modern jazz, but in truth that style really does nothing for me. I love bebop, swing and combo jazz, as well as the vocal jazz greats like Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan...
Christabel 4 Responses 1 Jul 27, 2007
"in A Sentimental Mood" ~ Duke Ellington, John Coltrane - The earliest memories of my childhood included this music and my parents close by...
bijouxbroussard 2 Responses 3 Sep 2, 2012
Cannonball - An interview with Julian "Cannonball" Adderley on the great Jazz Casual show
holloway64 0 Apr 11
Improvising. That Means *making It Up*! - I've been into jazz since I was a kid, but it's a fluke I got into it. A family friend took care of us for the first time one afternoon when I was 9, and decided the thing to do with three inquisitive kids was to whip out the Brubeck...
humdinger 4 Responses 10 Aug 27, 2007
Ella Fitzgerald - It Might As Well Be Spring - I will never forget the first time I heard this song. I was at the symphony with my mother. There was a wonderful black history program that featured several of my city's renound performers. When I got home, I didn...
ichooselife 1 Response 2 Aug 3, 2010
Sweet Honey - Cassandra Wilson does a great rendition of this Van Morrison song, and she's way prettier than Van the Man.
holloway64 1 Apr 15
Doing My Bit - Because in a world of John Coltranes and Sony Rollins a Hank Mobley can get lost and be forgotten. I want the world to remember what a great Tenor Saxophone player he was. On this cut, Mobleymania, he surrounded by talent: Lee Morgan, Horace Silver, Donald Byrd...
holloway64 2 Apr 21
Cassandra - That husky, smokey, sexy voice sends waves of subtle electricity into the air. Every syllable she utters goes to your head, then your and then your groin. Her voice is very much about the beauty of sex. That comes out in every song she sings. But there is also...
holloway64 0 Apr 14
Salsa - This music ruled the streets when I was growing up. If it wasn't being plated on the radio. there were live bands in the parks and people dancing to the beat. This is Master of the Conga, Ray Barretto.
holloway64 0 Apr 12
All That Jazz - Though I am known to be ruled by my emotions, jazz is what fuels my heart and soul. Growing up in a musical home, I was exposed to all sorts of genres and styles. If I had to pick just one ( sooo not fair! ) I'd have to say contemporary/smooth jazz would be...
angelwings626 5 Responses 2 Jun 6, 2009
The Sweet Science Of Jazz When Played By Two Professors - The Bridge was the first great collaboration between Sonny Rollins and guitarist Jim Hall. Their playing together was electric. This is a tight band that listens well, and no one ever gets lost.
holloway64 0 Apr 14
"Sister Moon" ~ Sting - My favourite song of all time... (I placed this in the "jazz" group because of the exquisite sax by Branford Marsalis)
bijouxbroussard 6 Responses 9 Sep 2, 2012
Teaching Angels- Dave Brubeck - Gabriel is learning blue notes and the harps will bend their tune syncopated gloria Dave Brubeck plays heavenly as it always was thank you Mr Brubeck
Baroquenhorse 2 Responses 2 Dec 6, 2012
Love To Play And Listen - I've always loved music. I started the piano at age three and played for 9 years, and I have been playing the trumpet since I was in 6th grade. I especially love jazz music, but I also enjoy classical music and 50s rock and roll. Lately I have also...
Texan4life 2 Responses 0 Nov 15