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Dance Cadaverous

God I love this song; such a haunting melody. I haven’t listened to it for a while so it took me about an hour after waking up before I finally had that “Ah ha!” moment and knew which song it was. :P


Herbie Hancock Trio (1977) CBS/Sony Japan

Selection: Speak Like a Child (1977) 320 kbps MP3 (warning – long, but nice)


Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums) recorded & mixed at the Automatt studios , San Francisco, July 13, 1977, engineer Fred Catero, technical assistance Kevin Ayres (Soft Machine) 672 more words

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Blue Note 75 for 75: Andrew Hill's Grass Roots (1968)

Our second feature for Blue Note 75 for 75 is Andrew Hill’s Grass Roots, a more accessible record from the post-bop pianist. Comprised of two separate recording sessions, with different line-ups, the re-released album (on CD) was a composite that offered a fascinating glimpse at two entirely different approaches. 212 more words


Herbie Hancock

So today is the birthday of Herbert Jeffrey Hancock, the coolest cat in the universe and my favorite jazz musician.

Herbie was sought out by Miles Davis to take the piano spot in his second great quintet starting in 1963 when Hancock was only twenty-three. 261 more words


Rosa Passos and Ron Carter - The Girl From Ipanema

I had not heard of Rosa Passos until today, but she compares favorably to the great Elis Regina here. What a wonderfully relaxing sound, with guitar, voice, and Ron Carter’s solid bass.

Sam Rivers: Fuchsia Swing Song (1964) Blue Note

Selections :

1. Fuchsia Swing Song (320kbps mp3)

2. Cyclic Episode (320kbps mp3)


Sam Rivers (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Anthony Williams (drums) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 11, 1964… 649 more words

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