« Previous  
 Next »

Ornette & Major Players

01/29/10 10:00PM By George Thomas

We sample some classic sax players, from Ornette Coleman & Eric Dolphy on alto sax to the tenor sax of John Coltrane & Archie Shepp and the baritone sax of Rahsaan Roland Kirk, all from the late '50's and early '60's, a classic period in jazz.



This Is Called Love
Artist Name: Charlie Haden & Hampton Hawes
Composer: Charlie Haden & Hampton Hawes
Soloists: Charlie Haden-Bass ; Hampton Hawes-Piano
CD/Album: As Long As There's Music
Record co./Cat #: Verve 513 534-2
Release Year: 1976


All The Things You Are
Artist Name: Sonny Rollins & Co. with Coleman Hawkins
Composer: Oscar Hammerstein-Jerome Kern
Soloists: Sonny Rollins-Tenor Sax ; Coleman Hawkins-Tenor Sax ; Paul Bley-Piano ; Bob Cranshaw-Bass ; Roy McCurdy-Drums
CD/Album: Coleman Hawkins / A Retrospective 1929-1963
Record co./Cat #: Bluebird 66617-2
Release Year: 1963


I Could Eat Your Words
Artist Name: Patricia Barber
Composer: Patricia Barber
Soloists: Patricia Barber-Piano, Vocals ; Dave Douglas-Trumpet ; Michael Arnopol-Bass ; Joey Baron-Drums
CD/Album: Verse
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note / Premonition Records 39856 2
Release Year: 2002


The Eye Of The Hurricane
Artist Name: Herbie Hancock
Composer: Herbie Hancock
Soloists: Herbie Hancock-Piano ; Wynton Marsalis-Trumpet ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Tony Williams-Drums
CD/Album: Quartet
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 38275
Release Year: 1982
Note: Recorded in Japan, Wynton was only 19 years old


The Blessing
Artist Name: Ornette Coleman
Composer: Ornette Coleman
Soloists: Ornette Coleman-Alto Sax ; Don Cherry-Trumpet ; Walter Norris-Piano ; Don Payne-Bass ; Billy Higgins-Drums
CD/Album: Something Else!!!
Record co./Cat #: Contemporary/OJC 163-2
Release Year: 1958


Trane's Strain
Artist Name: Paul Chambers
Composer: Improvisation
Soloists: Paul Chambers-Bass ; John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Pepper Adams-Baritone Sax ; Curtis Fuller-Trombone ; Roland Alexander-Piano ; Philly Joe Jones-Drums
CD/Album: Mosaic Select: Paul Chambers
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic Select 005
Release Year: 1956


Dream Dancing
Artist Name: Jeb Patton
Composer: Cole Porter
Soloists: Jeb Patton-Piano ; David Wong-Bass ; Peter Van Nostrand-Drums
CD/Album: New Strides
Record co./Cat #: MaxJazz 221
Release Year: 2009


God Bless The Child
Artist Name: Abbey Lincoln
Composer: Herzog/Holiday
Soloists: Abbey Lincoln-Vocals ; Harold Vick-Tenor Sax ; James Weidman-Piano ; Tarik Shah-Bass ; Mark Johnson-Drums
CD/Album: Abbey Sings Billie
Record co./Cat #: Enja 9134-2
Release Year: 1987


Artist Name: Eric Dolphy
Composer: Eric Dolphy
Soloists: Eric Dolphy-Alto Sax ; Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet ; Jaki Byard-Piano ; George Tucker-Bass ; Roy Haynes-Drums
CD/Album: Outward Bound
Record co./Cat #: Prestige/New Jazz/OJC 022-2
Release Year: 1960


Blues Minor
Artist Name: John Coltrane
Composer: John Coltrane
Conductor: Eric Dolphy
Soloists: John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Booker Little-Trumpet ; Britt Woodman-Trombone ; Julius Watkins-French Horn ; McCoy Tyner-Piano ; Elvin Jones-Drums
CD/Album: The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions
Record co./Cat #: Impulse! 2-168
Release Year: 1961


Carney And Begard Place
Artist Name: Rahsaan Roland Kirk & Al Hibbler
Composer: Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Soloists: Rahsaan Roland Kirk-Baritone Sax ; Hank Jones-Piano ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Oliver Jackson-Drums
CD/Album: A Meeting Of The Times
Record co./Cat #: Collectables 6266
Release Year: 1972


Artist Name: Joey DeFrancesco
Composer: Joey DeFrancesco
Soloists: Joey DeFrancesco-Hammond B3 organ ; Paul Bollenback-Guitar ; Byron Landham-Drums
CD/Album: Snap Shot
Record co./Cat #: HighNote 7199
Release Year: 2009


T. & T.
Artist Name: Ornette Coleman
Composer: Ornette Coleman
Soloists: Ornette Coleman-Alto Sax ; Don Cherry-Pocket Trumpet ; Scott LaFaro-Bass ; Ed Blackwell-Drums
CD/Album: A Meeting Of The Times
Record co./Cat #: Collectables 6266
Release Year: 1961


Jumpin' Punkins
Artist Name: Cecil Taylor & Buell Neidlinger
Composer: Mercer Ellington
Soloists: Cecil Taylor-Piano ; Buell Neidlinger-Bass ; Archie Shepp-Tenor Sax ; Clark Terry-Trumpet ; Roswell Rudd-Trombone ; Billy Higgins-Drums
CD/Album: The Complete Candid Recordings Of
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 4-127
Release Year: 1961


Samba De Martelo
Artist Name: The Jeff Hamilton Trio
Composer: Jeff Hamilton
Soloists: Jeff Hamilton-Drums ; Tamir Hendelman-Piano ; Christoph Luty-Bass
CD/Album: Symbiosis
Record co./Cat #: Capri Records 74097-2
Release Year: 2009


comments powered by Disqus
Supported By
Become an Underwriter | Find an Underwiter