Tuesday, 30 September 2008

John Coltrane Interview

John Coltrane Interview.

July 18 1966

Taken from the Box set.
Second night in Tokyo / John Coltrane Quintet

The Leszek Zadlo Ensamble.

Inner Silence.
Polskie Stowarzyszenie Jazzowe 1973
Forget the Private Press moniker, this one comes in a hand-made sleeve.

Check out the cut-out letters on the front cover scan. It's the same story on the back, with cut-outs for the pictures of the artists.

like, wow ...

Nice version of Freedom Jazz Dance.

Side 1
Freedom Jazz Dance / V.L.G.M

Side 2
Inner Silence
Koleda Polska

Leszek Zadlo ; Sax, flet, klarnet basowy
Butch Kellem ; Puzon (trombone)
Dick Sells ; Kontrabas elektryczny
Peter Ponger ; Fortepian, fortepian elektryczny
Gerhard Herrmann ; Perkusja i instrumenty perkusyjne

Thursday, 25 September 2008

Mainstream 408

Mainstream 408 1974

One of my all time favourites. Check out the players !!

Dark Mood

harold land, billy hart, bill henderson, bobby hutcherson, mtume, buster williams


blue mitchell, herman riley, joe sample, darrell clayborn, ray pounds, freddy robinson

Quien Sabe

hadley caliman, larry vuckovich, john white jr, clarence becton, bill douglas


buddy terry, woody shaw, eddie henderson, mtume, billy hart, airto moriera, stanley clarke, joanne brackeen

Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Gary Bias

Gary Bias East 101

Nimbus Ns-802 Recorded at City Recorders 1981

Side 1
Dear Violet
Artur's Vamp

Side 2
East 101
As Children Play

Gary Bias : Alto and Soprano Saxophones, flute
David "eric" Tilman : Piano
Rickey Kelly : Vibes
Fritz Wise : Drums
John Heard : Bass
Roberto Miranda : Bass
Rickey Minor : Electric Bass on Asiki

More Beautiful music from the Nimbus Label, Santa Barbara, California

Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Ronnie Boykins

Ronnie Boykins ESP-Disk Ltd 1975

Side A

The will come, is now
Starlight at the wonder inn
Demon's Dance

Side B

Dawn is evening, afternoon
Tipping on heels
The third i

An absolutely stunning spiritual jazz album from Ronnie Boykins.

Ronnie Boykins : Bass & Sousaphone
Joe Ferguson : Soprano and Tenor Sax, Flute
Monty Waters : Alto and Soprano Sax
James Vass : Alto and Soprano Sax, Flute
Daoud Haroom : Trombone
Art Lewis : Percussion
George Avaloz : Congas

Roberto Miguel Miranda

Roberto Miguel Miranda
introducing Virgilio Figueroa

Raphael. Nimbus NS-1024 Recorded July 22 and August 1980.
Music Box Studios, Hollywood, California.

Side One

a case in point

Side Two

piano sonata #1
the creator's musicians
prayer #1