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In A Mellow Tone

In A Mellow Tone
Wednesday September 28th, 2011 with Ron Steeds
Jazz recorded September 28 between 1927 and 2007

A chronological journey through the history of jazz recorded September 28th.
We begin with classic sides from Bix, Fats and Prez...from the 1920's and 1930's
KRAZY KAT
FRANKIE TRUMBAUER ORCHESTRA - THE BIX BEIDERBECKE STORY - PROPER
SWEETIE PIE
FATS WALLER AND HIS RHYTHM - MEZZ MEZZROW: MAKIN' FRIENDS - JAZZ ARCHIVES
COUNTLESS BLUES
KANSAS CITY SIX - THE "KANSAS City" SESSIONS - VERVE
We continue on through the 1940's 1950's with some piano, tenor sax and trumpet...
MUSKRAT RAMBLE
MEL POWELL - PIANO PRODIGY - OCIUM
HOW HIGH THE MOON
CHARLIE VENTURA - THE CHARLIE VENTURA SEPTET IN CONCERT 1949 - MCA
BROWN SKINS tk. 2
CLIFFORD BROWN WITH GIGI GRYCE ORCHESTRA - THE COMPLETE PARIS COLLECTION - VOGUE
BLUE SOUL
BLUE MITCHELL - BLUE SOUL - FANTASY
We cruise through the 1960's with a wide range of jazz...
RAINY BLUES
JACKIE McLEAN - TIPPIN' THE SCALES - BLUE NOTE
JAMES AND WES
JIMMY SMITH & WES MONTGOMERY - THE DYNAMIC DUO: JIMMY AND WES - VERVE
TO BE WITH YOU
WILLIE BOBO - FELLIN' SO GOOD - VERVE
PRELUDE TO BIRD
SONNY SIMMONS & PRINCE LASHA - FIREBIRDS - CONTEMPORARY
A pair of tracks by an American in Italy and a Spaniard in America...
TROPICAL
ARCHIE SHEPP - BODY & SOUL - HORO
I'LL REMEMBER APRIL
TETE MONTOLIU - LIVE AT THE KEYSTONE CORNER - TIMELESS
One of the most versitile musicians in the history of jazz...and here's proof.
TRIBUTE TO THE TICKLERS
JAKI BYARD - JAKI BYARD AT MAYBECK - CONCORD
French Horn player Tom Varner paying tribute to one of his major influences - Don Cherry.
COMPLETE COMMUNION: AND NOW / GOLDEN HEART
TOM VARNER - SECOND COMMUNION - OMNITONE
We end with Isreali bassist Avishai Cohen and his trio...
PINZIN KINZIN
AVISHAI COHEN - GENTLY DISTURBED - SUNNYSIDE