Thursday, December 18, 2008

Just a Taste - December 18, 2008

Artist: Cal Tjader
Track: Sigmund Stern Groove
Album: San Francisco Moods (Fantasy)

Artist: David Grisman w/ Stéphane Grappelli
Track: Minor Swing
Album: Hot Dawg (Horizon)

Artist: Max Roach
Track: Nommo
Album: Drums Unlimited (Atlantic)

Artist: Woody Herman
Track: Tunin' In
Album: Woody Herman (Mosaic Select)

Artist: Benny Goodman
Track: Why You?
Album: Benny Goodman in Moscow (RCA Victor)

Artist: Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band
Track: Tuning Up
Album: Road Time (RCA Victor)

Artist: Bobby Hutcherson
Track: Components
Album: Components (Blue Note)

Artist: Paul Gonsalves
Track: Action in Alexandria
Album: Cleopatra Feelin' Jazzy (Impulse)

Artist: Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
Track: Now Hear My Meanin'
Album: Now Hear Our Meanin' (Sony Collectables)

Artist: René Thomas
Track: Hannie's Dream
Album: Meeting Mr. Thomas (Gitanes)

Artist: Rio Nido
Track: In Walked Bud
Album: I Like to Riff (Shadow)

Artist: Anita O'Day
Track: Travelin' Light
Album: Travelin' Light (Verve)

Artist: Gary Burton-Stéphane Grappelli
Track: Here's That Rainy Day
Album: Paris Encounter (Atlantic)

Artist: Red Rodney
Track: Red Arrow
Album: The Red Arrow (Onyx)

Artist: Richie Kamuca
Track: Symphony
Album: 1976 (Jazzz)

Artist: Dave Frishberg
Track: In a Mist
Album: Getting Some Fun Out of Life (Concord)

Artist: Modern Jazz Quartet
Track: Rose of the Rio Grande
Album: La Ronde (Proper)

Artist: Duke Ellington
Track: Take the "A" Train
Album: Piano in the Background (Columbia)

Artist: Duke Ellington
Track: Concerto for Cootie
Album: Stomp, Look & Listen! (ASV)

Artist: Duke Ellington
Track: All Too Soon
Album: Unknown Session (Columbia)

Artist: Duke Ellington
Track: Idiom '59
Album: Festival Session (Columbia)

Artist: Duke Ellington-Coleman Hawkins
Track: You Dirty Dog
Album: Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins (Impulse)

Artist: Duke Ellington
Track: Golden Cress
Album: Skin Deep (Proper)

Artist: Duke Ellington
Track: Charpoy
Album: ...and his mother called him Bill (RCA Victor)

Artist: Duke Ellington
Track: Cottontail
Album: Duke Ellington's Jazz Violin Session (Atlantic)

Artist: Duke Ellington
Track: Chelsea Bridge
Album: Stomp, Look & Listen! (ASV)

Artist: Steely Dan
Track: East St. Louis Toodle-oo
Album: Pretzel Logic (ABC)

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Combo Plate - December 12, 2008

Artist: Gerry Mulligan
Track: As Catch Can
Album: News from Blueport (Jazz Hour)

Artist: Gerry Mulligan
Track: Bernie’s Tune
Album: Jeru (Proper)

Artist: Gerry Mulligan
Track: Walkin’ Shoes
Album: Jeru (Proper)

Artist: Gerry Mulligan
Track: Motel-Utter Chaos
Album: In Paris, Vol. 1 (Disques Vogue)

Artist: Clark Terry- Bob Brookmeyer
Track: Stolen Moments
Album: Previously Unreleased Recordings (Verve)

Artist: Milt Jackson
Track: Birks Works
Album: At the Kosei Nenkin (Pablo)

Artist: Johnny Smith
Track: Nice Work If You Can Get It
Album: Johnny Smith Meets the Master Saxes (Proper)

Artist: Gary Burton
Track: Ravel Prelude-Le Tombeau de Couperin
Album: Country Roads & Other Places (Koch)

Artist: Gary Burton-Makoto Ozone
Track: Piano Concerto in F – Movement III (Gershwin)
Album: Virtuosi (Concord)

Artist: Gary Burton
Track: Lines
Album: A Genuine Tong Funeral (Koch)

Artist: J.J. Johnson-Kai Winding
Track: I Concentrate on You
Album: The Great Kai & J.J. (Impulse)

Artist: Zoot Sims
Track: Come Rain or Come Shine
Album: Somebody Loves Me (Denon)

Artist: Charlie Parker
Track: Bird of Paradise
Album: The Complete Dial Sessions (Stash)

Artist: Dodo Marmarosa
Track: Mellow Mood
Album: Dodo’s Dance (Proper)

Artist: Eastern Rebellion
Track: Naima
Album: Eastern Rebellion (Impulse)

Artist: Luther Hughes and the Cannonball-Coltrane Project
Track: Work Song
Album: Second Helping (Primrose Lane)

Artist: Andy Farber-Andrew Williams
Track: Festive Minor
Album: Double ‘A’ (After 9)

Artist: Benny Green
Track: Phoebe’s Samba
Album: Lineage (Blue Note)

Artist: John McLaughlin
Track: This Is for Us to Share
Album: Extrapolation (Polydor)

Artist: Jimmy Knepper
Track: In the Interim
Album: Dream Dancing (Criss Cross Jazz)

Artist: Howard Roberts
Track: Lady Wants to Know
Album: The Real Howard Roberts (Concord)

Artist: Stan Getz
Track: What Is This Thing Called Love?
Album: Nobody Else But Me (Verve)

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Just a Taste - December 11, 2008

Artist: Milt Jackson
Track: Organ Grinder Swing
Album: At the Kosei Nenkin (Pablo)

Artist: Bruce Forman
Track: Stella by Starlight
Album: There Are Times (Concord)

Artist: Artie Shaw
Track: When the Quail Come Back to San Quentin
Album: The Last Recordings (Music Masters)

Artist: Sonny Rollins-Coleman Hawkins
Track: All the Things You Are
Album: Sonny Meets Hawk! (RCA Victor)

Artist: Horace Parlan
Track: Back from the Gig
Album: Booker Ervin: Back from the Gig (Blue Note)

Artist: Dexter Gordon
Track: You've Changed
Album: Doin' Allright (Blue Note)

Artist: Bobby Hutcherson
Track: West 22nd Street Theme
Album: Components (Blue Note)

Artist: Anat Cohen
Track: Samba de Orfeu/Struttin'with Some Barbecue
Album: Noir (Anzic)

Artist: Al Gafa
Track: Barcelona
Album: Leblon Beach (Pablo)

Artist: Bill Evans
Track: Gloria's Step
Album: Sunday the Village Vanguard (Riverside)

Artist: Duke Ellington
Track: Blood Count
Album: ...and his mother called him Bill (RCA Victor)

Artist: Stan Kenton
Track: The Meaning of the Blues
Album: Standards in Silhouette (Capitol)

Artist: Bob Cooper
Track: Deep in a Dream
Album: Kenton Presents... (Mosaic)

Artist: Bill Holman
Track: On the Town
Album: Kenton Presents... (Mosaic)

Artist: Frank Rosolino
Track: Frank 'n Earnest
Album: Kenton Presents... (Mosaic)

Artist: John Hicks
Track: After the Rain
Album: Live at Maybeck, Vol. 7 (Concord)

Artist: Chris Flory
Track: Close Your Eyes
Album: For All We Know (Concord)

Friday, December 05, 2008

Combo Plate - December 5, 2008

Artist: Hank Jones
Track: Relaxin’ with Lee
Album: Master Class (32Jazz)

Artist: Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orch.
Track: Little Pixie
Album: Village Vanguard Live Sessions (LaserLight)

Artist: Elvin Jones
Track: Giraffe
Album: Remembrance (Pausa)

Artist: Duke Ellington
Track: Mood Indigo
Album: Unknown Session (Columbia)

Artist: Joe Lovano
Track: Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love
Album: Village Rhythm (Soul Note)

Artist: Charles Mingus
Track: Open Letter to Duke
Album: Mingus Ah Um (Columbia)

Artist: Gary Burton
Track: Isfahan
Album: Four Duke (LaserLight)

Artist: Brad Mehldau
Track: Exit Music (For a Film)
Album: Songs (Warner Bros.)

Artist: Jim McNeely
Track: Breaking Up, Breaking Out
Album: Live at Maybeck, Vol. 20 (Concord)

Artist: Fats Waller
Track: I Ain’t Got Nobody
Album: Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz (Smithsonian)

Artist: Art Tatum
Track: Too Marvelous for Words
Album: Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz (Smithsonian)

Artist: Oscar Peterson
Track: A Child Is Born
Album: Tracks (MPS)

Artist: Duke Ellington
Track: Limbo Jazz
Album: Duke Ellington’s Jazz Violin Session (Atlantic)

Artist: Scott Hamilton-Bucky Pizzarelli
Track: It’s all Right with Me
Album: The Red Door (Concord)

Artist: Art Blakey
Track: Pensativa
Album: Free for All (Blue Note)

Artist: Wayne Shorter
Track: Virgo
Album: The Best of Wayne Shorter (Blue Note)

Artist: Amina Figarova
Track: Awakening
Album: Come Escape with Me (Munich)

Artist: Lew Tabackin
Track: Summertime
Album: Trackin’ (RCA [Japan])

Artist: Dizzy Gillespie
Track: Pelé
Album: Bahiana (Pablo)

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Just a Taste - December 4, 2008

Artist: Milt Jackson
Track: Bolivia
Album: at the Kosei Nenkin (Pablo)

Artist: Milt Jackson
Track: Frankie and Johnny
Album: That's the Way It Is (Impulse)

Artist: Milt Jackson-Wes Montgomery
Track: Stablemates
Album: Bags Meets Wes! (Riverside)

Artist: LA4
Track: Você e Eu
Album: Executive Suite (Concord)

Artist: Charlie Byrd-Laurindo Almeida
Track: Choro II
Album: Brazilian Soul (Concord)

Artist: Ron McClure
Track: Con Alma
Album: Double Triangle (Naxos JAzz)

Artist: Steve Turre
Track: Descarga de Turre
Album: Right There (Antilles)

Artist: Caribbean Jazz Project
Track: Portraits of Cuba
Album: Mosaic (Concord)

Artist: Gerald Wilson
Track: Viva Tirado
Album: New York / New Sound (Mack Avenue)

Artist: Joanne Brackeen
Track: Solar
Album: New True Illusion (Timeless)

Artist: Phil Woods-Carl Saunders
Track: A Quite Gass
Album: Phil Woods and Carl Saunders Play Henry Mancini (Jazzed Media)

Artist: Gerry Mulligan
Track: Five Brothers
Album: in Paris, Vol. 2 (Disques Vogue)

Artist: Duke Ellington
Track: UMMG
Album: ...and his mother called him Bill (RCA Victor)

Artist: Andy Panayi
Track: Cherry
Album: Blown Away (Ronnie Scott's Jazz House)

Artist: Cecil Taylor
Track: Johnny Come Lately
Album: Piano Modern (Verve)

Artist: Edmund Velasco
Track: Song for Wendy
Album: Smoke Rises (GemTone)

Artist: Chico O'Farrill
Track: Royal Saddle
Album: Nine Flags (Impulse)