Saturday, July 12, 2008

We Live!

Bright Moments with the Redwood Jazz Alliance | 11 July 2008

July Birthdays:

Tomasz Stanko (b. 7/11/1942), “Svantetic.” Litania: Music of Krysztof Komeda (ECM, 1997)

Bill Carrothers (b. 7/13/1964), “It’s a Long, Long Way to Tipperary.” Armistice 1918 (Sketch, 2004)

Ahmad Jamal (b. 7/2/1930), “Flight.” The Essence, Part 1 (Verve, 1995)

Arthur Blythe (b. 7/5/1940), “Dance Benita Dance.” Hipmotism (Enja, 1991)

Weather Report, “Eurydice” (Joe Zawinul, b. 7/7/1932) Weather Report (Columbia, 1971)

Joe Harriott (b. 7/15/1928), “Formation.” Free Form (Jazzland, 1961, reissued ReDial, 1998)

Vince Guaraldi (b. 7/17/1928), “Joe Cool.” Charlie Brown’s Holiday Hits (Fantasy, 1998)

Steve Lacy & Mal Waldron (Lacy b. 7/23/1934), “House Party Starting.” Hot House (BMG/Novus, 1991)

Brian Blade & the Fellowship Band, “Rubylou’s Lullaby” (Blade, b. 7/25/1970). Season of Changes (Verve, 2008)

Edward Simon (b. 7/27/1969), “The Messenger.” Unicity (CamJazz, 2006)

Joel Harrison (b. 7/27/1954), “Here Comes the Sun.” Harrison on Harrison (HighNote, 2005) [w/Dave Liebman, soprano; Uri Caine, piano; Stephen Crump, bass; Dan Weiss, drums]

Joe Lovano & Hank Jones, “Lullaby” (b. 7/31/1918, Vicksburg MS). Kids: Live at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola (Blue Note, 2007)

Kenny Burrell (b. 7/31/1931), “Cheeta.” The Best of Kenny Burrell: The Blue Note Years (Blue Note, 1995) [originally released on Kenny Burrell, Vol. Two (Blue Note, 1956)]

And some great new releases:

Jenny Scheinman, “Born Into This.” Crossing the Field (Koch, 2008)

Guillermo Klein & Los Guachos, “Luz de Liz (Filtros).” Filtros (Sunnyside, 2008)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, “Bright Moments.” Bright Moments (Atlantic, 1974)

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