Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Sunday Overnight, day late and a dollar short



Art Pepper and Scott LaFaro with the Marty Paich orchestra, I've Never Been In Love Before, 1959.



The Miles Davis sextet, Milestones, 1958.



Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, Moanin', 1958.



Gerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges, Bunny, 1959.

4 Comments:

Blogger J said...

Beat bop beauty , which the ghostly angel of Ti Jean Kerouac approves of. Probably.
Miles from late 50s to mid 60s WAS jazz-- 500 spins of Kind of Blue, still sounds authentic (tho often imitated). Have a Gerry Mulligan with Chet Baker CD which while not quite as hip perhaps as Miles/Trane/Bill Evans hip features some decent playing.

10:53 AM  
Blogger reddyrooster said...

And speaking of Bill Evans, I've never heard Scott LaFaro play with anyone other than Evans. That's an untimely death that never gets mentioned. He was amazing-- his work on the trio's Village Vanguard dates was superb. Thanks for the toon!

5:32 PM  
Blogger darkblack said...

Mulligan meets Monk has been a longtime favorite for me, J.

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LaFaro could hold his own with anyone, RR...His passing was a terrible loss to music.

;>)

11:22 PM  
Blogger Bluesborn said...

Johnny Hodges was one of the greatest players ever.His tone and feel were second to none.
Thanks for this.

8:13 PM  

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