Sunday, October 24, 2010

Christian McBride & Inside Straight-Kind Of Brown (2009)

Christian McBride (acoustic bass), Steve Wilson (saxophone), Eric Scott Reed (piano), Warren Wolf, Jr. (vibraphone), Carl Allen (drums) – was assembled in 2007 at the request of Village Vanguard Club owner Lorraine Gordon who told Christian McBride: "You're always welcome to come down here and play the Vanguard, but I don't want you to bring that rock 'n' roll band you play with!"


Friday, October 22, 2010

Mal Waldron - The Quest

1.Status Seeking-8:52
4.We Diddit-4:23
5.Warm Canto-5:37
6.Warp And Woof-5:36
7.Fire Waltz-7:58

Bass - Joe Benjamin
Cello - Ron Carter
Drums - Charles Persip
Piano - Mal Waldron
Saxophone [Alto], Clarinet [Bass] - Eric Dolphy
Saxophone [Tenor] - Booker Ervin


Roy Hargroove & RH Factor - Hard Groove

Recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York, New York between January & September 2002.

RH Factor: Roy Hargrove (arranger, trumpet, flugelhorn, keyboards, bass, percussion); Keith Anderson (alto & tenor saxophones); Jacques Schwarz-Bart (tenor saxophone); James Poyser (piano, Fender Rhodes piano, keyboards); Bernard Wright (piano, Hammond B-3 organ, keyboards, ARP synthesizer); Bobby Sparks (Fender Rhodes piano, Clavinet, ARP synthesizer); Spanky, Cornell Dupree (guitar); Pino Palladino, Reggie Washington (bass); Willie Jones III, Jason Thomas (drums).

Additional personnel: D'Angelo (vocals, Wurlitzer piano); Renee Neufville, Stephanie McKay, Shelby Johnson, Erykah Badu (vocals); Common, Q-Tip (rap vocals); Steve Coleman (alto saxophone); Karl Denson (flute); Meshell Ndegeocello (bass); Kwaku Obeng (percussion)


Wallace Roney - Vilage

1. Affinity-7:45-Chick Corea
2. Inner Urge-4:24-Joe Henderson
3. I Love You-8:51-Cole Porter
4. The Pharoah-6:51-Wallace Roney
5. Aknaaba-4:34-Antoine Roney
6. Village-6:20-Wallace Roney, Antoine Roney, Geri Allen, Lenny White
7. Eternal One-6:05-Wallace Roney
8. EBO-10:00-Lenny White
9. Oshirike-5:23-Wallace Roney, Antoine Roney, Geri Allen, Lenny White

Wallace Roney: trumpet
Lenny White: drums
Clarence Seay: acoustic bass
Geri Allen: piano (5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Antoine Roney: tenor saxophone (2, 5, 6, 7, 9); soprano saxophone (7, 9); bass clarinet (8)
Chick Corea: piano (1, 2, 3, 4); Rhodes electric piano (8)
Michael Brecker: tenor saxophone (2, 3)
Pharoah Sanders: tenor saxophone (4, 8)
Robert Irving III: synthesizers (6, 7, 8, 9)
Steve Berrios: percussion (3, 6, 7)


Thursday, October 21, 2010

Oscar Pettiford - Another One 1955

Donald Byrd, Ernie Royal- Trumpet
Bob Brookmeyer- Trombone
Gigi Gryce- Alto, Clarinet
Jerome Richardson- Tenor Clarinet, Vocal)
Don Abney- Piano
Oscar Pettiford- Bass, Cello)
Osie Johnson- Drums

01. Kamman’s A’ Comin’ 4:12
02. Minor Seventh Heaven 4:11
03. Stardust 3:31
04. Bohemia After Darkr 5:35
05. Oscalypso 2:24
06. Scorpio 3:46
07. Titoro 2:24
08. Don’t Squawk 4:17
09. Another One 5:10


Greg Osby - Art Forum 1996


Herbie Harper sextet-V.S.O.P. (1957)