Posts Tagged ‘John Coltrane’

Groovin’ Around The Bay – June 2, 2011

Happy Black Music Month!!! There is some spectacular music happening in the Bay Area this weekend but before we get started, I wanted to mention the following upcoming concerts: Carmen Lundy – Yoshi’s Oakland – June 16 & 17 – Shows at 8 and 10pm – Come see Carmen in a rare Bay Area performance. […]

Prestige Records Releases Side Steps

For immediate release: PRESTIGE RECORDS RELEASES SIDE STEPS, A 5-CD BOXED SET OF JOHN COLTRANE’S PRESTIGE RECORDINGS AS A SIDEMAN TO A HOST OF JAZZ LUMINARIES Over the past three years, Prestige Records has released boxed sets of Coltrane’s numerous sessions from the mid- to late ’50s, each spotlighting a specific dimension of his tenure […]

Weekend in L.A.

So how was your weekend? While you were not looking, I slipped off to Los Angeles for the weekend. I got to see both sets of Andy Bey on Saturday evening at The Jazz Bakery. He was phenomenal. Earlier in the day, I went to Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles on Pico, did just a little […]

Flashback Friday – Miles Davis – Kind of Blue

The Players Miles Davis – Trumpet Julian “Cannonball” Adderly – Alto Saxophone John Coltrane – Tenor Saxophone Wynton Kelly – Piano on “Freddy Freeloader” Bill Evans – Piano on all other tracks Paul Chambers – Bass James Cobb – Drums The Tracks 1. “So What” 2. “Freddie Freeloader” 3. “Blue in Green” 4. “All Blues” […]