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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #735 on: October 23, 2013, 02:09:29 PM »
Some different albums:

Thad Jones/Mel Lewis - Consummation
Count Basie - The Atomic Mr. Basie
Duke Ellington - The Blanton-Webster Band (long because compilation of many recordings during Blanton's tenure as Ellington's bassist)
Buddy Rich - Big Swing Face

More accessible stuff could be any output from Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band. Their best albums are XXL and Swingin' For The Fences.

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« Reply #736 on: October 23, 2013, 02:32:43 PM »
may not be exactly what you are looking for as I have never heard that Collins album, but I love the Mingus Big Band.
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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #737 on: October 23, 2013, 02:35:10 PM »
I just picked up Phil Collins - A Hot Night In Paris. I'm really diggin this album.
One of my first records ever. I love that album so freaking much.

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« Reply #738 on: October 26, 2013, 07:46:58 AM »
Count Basie - Basically Basie
Dizzy Gillespie - At Newport
Dizzy Gillespie - Diz N' Bird at Carnegie Hall (first 5 tracks are a quintet w/ Charlie Parker, last 10 are big band)
Charles Mingus - Let My Children Hear Music

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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #739 on: October 26, 2013, 09:28:23 PM »
may not be exactly what you are looking for as I have never heard that Collins album, but I love the Mingus Big Band.
Yes. Mingus Big Band are great. It's a great way to get to know Mingus' discography too, so one can check that out later.

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« Reply #740 on: November 01, 2013, 07:40:50 PM »
I just picked up Phil Collins - A Hot Night In Paris. I'm really diggin this album.
One of my first records ever. I love that album so freaking much.

Pretty cool album.  Not as good as I was expecting though. Sort of big band lite....


Love Big Swing Face more....

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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #741 on: November 02, 2013, 02:26:15 PM »
Could anyone recommend me any good fusion bands of recent years, similar to Snarky Puppy perhaps?

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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #742 on: December 25, 2013, 12:41:11 AM »
Totally enjoying that new Al Di Meola album which is comprised of Beatles reinterpretations. The record is called All Your Life.

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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #743 on: December 25, 2013, 03:14:16 AM »
RIP Yusef Lateef

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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #744 on: December 25, 2013, 12:28:27 PM »
Anyone who's not familiar with Oscar Peterson's stuff has good times ahead. Big time.

Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #745 on: December 25, 2013, 01:33:33 PM »
may not be exactly what you are looking for as I have never heard that Collins album, but I love the Mingus Big Band.
Yes. Mingus Big Band are great. It's a great way to get to know Mingus' discography too, so one can check that out later.

The Black Saint and The Sinner Lady is the greatest jazz record I can think of, with all due respect to A Love Supreme  ;D. I think I like Birds Of Fire a bit better, but that's a jazz fusion record.

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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #746 on: December 25, 2013, 06:33:00 PM »
The Real Group just made me hnnnng again. Not the first time. Nearly had a heart attack over how good this is.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Pq9stCaxV8

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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #747 on: December 25, 2013, 09:23:31 PM »
Got some Gil Scott-Heron for Christmas. He's really the only jazz vocalist that I'm into, and even then, he's more of a poet than a singer, but there's definitely a huge jazz vibe on all of his stuff.
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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #748 on: December 26, 2013, 03:15:44 PM »
Check out Eldar's Re-Imagination album. Some of the best modern jazz I've ever heard!

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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #749 on: December 27, 2013, 04:52:47 PM »
I got Thelonius Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall as a Christmas present-- really excited about it!

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« Reply #750 on: December 27, 2013, 06:33:44 PM »
Been on a Mingus kick lately and come to the conclusion I need more.

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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #751 on: December 27, 2013, 07:31:37 PM »
Ah, Mingus  :heart
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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #752 on: December 27, 2013, 11:16:36 PM »
Winger would be better!

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« Reply #753 on: December 28, 2013, 03:54:03 AM »
 :tup
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« Reply #754 on: January 01, 2014, 11:14:49 AM »
Mingus Ah Um  :heart

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That was part of the mini marathon. Five Mingus albums just aren't enough.

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« Reply #755 on: January 01, 2014, 12:43:48 PM »
yeah, five Mingus isn't enough, but hey, it's pretty great on it's own:



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« Reply #756 on: January 10, 2014, 02:59:31 PM »
That's certainly one I need to check out.

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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #757 on: January 17, 2014, 04:20:15 AM »
Weckl aside which of course always a beast i'm also very impressed with Stern and the guys still keeping the beat when Weckl goes bezerk, amazing!  :hefdaddy

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« Reply #758 on: January 17, 2014, 08:56:15 AM »
amazing
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« Reply #759 on: January 21, 2014, 11:04:02 PM »
Just came up on my Tumblr dash: Mehliana (Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana) - Hungry Ghost (live). Mind altering.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tn6gjoMUEY4

And some more: Just Call Me Nige (live).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnH27mxW0KM
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« Reply #760 on: February 01, 2014, 02:12:14 PM »
Just got a ticket to see Ron Carter in March. I've never listened to any of his stuff, but figured I'd check out the show since it was only $10 and Billy Cobham is playing with him (only Cobham album I have is Spectrum, which is great). Was wondering if there are any fans here who could recommend a few albums to check out. I'm guessing I should pick up some of his early 70s albums, as they all appear to have Cobham playing on them, but his discography is huge and a bit intimidating!

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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #761 on: February 01, 2014, 02:46:17 PM »
I'm going to see Pat Metheny in June  :hat

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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #762 on: February 09, 2014, 06:17:39 AM »
Saw Mezzoforte last night. They where awesome and I couldn't exactly complain about my view:



I loved watching the keyboardist, he played with such ease and it was a pleasure to watch. Their music is so easy to get into and that's one thing I like about this band.

Here's a live clip I took:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDo5m0UscnY

Their music just makes me so damn happy.
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Re: The Jazz Thread
« Reply #763 on: February 23, 2014, 07:43:43 AM »
Sweet Child O' Mine done in the style of 1920's New Orleans Jazz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJ3BAF_15yQ#t=88

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« Reply #764 on: February 23, 2014, 07:55:25 AM »
I seem to have got rather into the music of Hiromi of late. I seem to remember first seeing her name mentioned on DTF somewhere by Arrich, and yeah.

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« Reply #765 on: February 23, 2014, 10:26:50 AM »
I seem to have got rather into the music of Hiromi of late. I seem to remember first seeing her name mentioned on DTF somewhere by Arrich, and yeah.

Move is brilliant.

Hiromi is fantastic! Her playing style reminds me a bit of Chick Corea and even a little Jordan Rudess. I remember reading somewhere that she likes listening to Dream Theater too! :D

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« Reply #766 on: February 23, 2014, 01:14:04 PM »
That's both awesome and massively unsurprising. Didn't she go to Berkeley?

I think what I love about her stuff is not so much her playing (which is awesome) but it's her arrangements which do it for me. She knows exactly what she's doing when giving parts to people.
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« Reply #767 on: February 23, 2014, 03:44:32 PM »
Snarky Puppy's latest live in the studio release: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk0WRHV_vt8

They're releasing a new tune every coming monday, this was the first to be posted. This looks like it's going to be killer.
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« Reply #768 on: February 23, 2014, 08:43:04 PM »
Snarky Puppy's latest live in the studio release: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk0WRHV_vt8

They're releasing a new tune every coming monday, this was the first to be posted. This looks like it's going to be killer.

I am literally so excited for this album. Snarky Puppy is my second favorite band behind DT, and even when it seems impossible they just seem to be getting better and better. Shofukan is already one of my favorite songs by them; the breakdown riff at the end is absolutely killer.

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« Reply #769 on: February 24, 2014, 03:01:57 PM »
Snarky Puppy's latest live in the studio release: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk0WRHV_vt8

They're releasing a new tune every coming monday, this was the first to be posted. This looks like it's going to be killer.

I am literally so excited for this album. Snarky Puppy is my second favorite band behind DT, and even when it seems impossible they just seem to be getting better and better. Shofukan is already one of my favorite songs by them; the breakdown riff at the end is absolutely killer.

Same here, great track and this footage might be their best yet. The second vid just got posted today:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuhHU_BZXSk

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