Feb 222018
 

as promised on my posting a few minutes ago, here’s the stars of modern jazz show.  it’s out there on any number of bootlegs, but mostly v.o.a. sourced.  if you’ve not heard it, it’ll knock your socks off.


stars of modern jazz concert –
recorded @ carnegie hall, new york city, ny (usa), december 25, 1949 –
“symphony sid” torin (emcee)

bud powell (piano), curley russell (bass), max roach (drums)
01: all god’s chillun got rhythm – 3:37

miles davis (trumpet), benny green (trombone), sonny stitt (alto saxophone), serge chaloff (baritone saxophone) + bud powell trio as above
02: move – 6:11
03: hot house – 7:55
04: ornithology (not complete) – 3:37

kai winding (trombone), stan getz (tenor saxophone), al haig (piano), tommy potter (bass), roy haynes (drums)
05: always – 3:48
06: sweet miss – 4:17
07: long island sound (no trombone) – 2:13

sarah vaughn (vocals) acc. by jimmy jones (piano)
08: once in a while – 3:47
09: mean to me – 2:28

lee konitz (alto saxophone), warne marsh (tenor saxophone), lennie tristano (piano), billy bauer (guitar), joe shulman (bass), jeff morton (drums)
10: you go to my head – 4:34
11: sax of a kind – 5:13

red rodney (trumpet), charlie parker (alto saxophone), al haig (piano), tommy potter (bass), roy haynes (drums)
12: ornithology – 5:27
13: cheryl – 5:02
14: koko – 5:11
15: bird of paradise – 6:09
16: now’s the time – 5:18

lineage: jass j-cd-16 (bootleg, mostly voice of america sourced) –> hard disc –> trader’s little helper (flac 8)

good –> very good sound quality considering the age of the recordings


sample:  t13 cheryl.mp3
download: StarsOfModernJazz_1949-12-25_NYC.zip


Apr 282013
 

here’s a nice recording of the grace kelly quintet with lee konitz.  they’ve issued an album together, GRACEfulLEE, a couple of years before this show.  you can get it (and her other albums) through the store on her website.


grace kelly quintet featuring lee konitz
jazz festival bern
marians jazzroom, bern, switzerland
27 april 2012

grace kelly (alto saxophone, vocals)
lee konitz (alto saxophone), pete mccann (guitar), edward perez (bass), harald tanschek (drums), jason palmer (trumpet) –

01: the way you look tonight – 10:11
02: nighttime star – 5:47
03: what’s new – 8:59
04: stella by starlight – 11:42
05: thingin’ – 11:32
06: gone – 5:56
07: philosophical flying fish – 5:52

lineage: drs2 radio broadcast –> analog cable –> cd –> hard disc –> cdwave –> tlh (flac 8)


sample: t06 gone.mp3

download: Grace_Kelly_Quintet_w_LeeKonitz_2012-04-27_Bern.zip