Kenny Dorham – Melanie

Sunday Jazz Continues…damn!! still on this Kenny Dorham; this cat had some nice sounds!!….check out his Quintet with this cut called Melanie…off of his Matador album

…this version of his quintet consisted of Kenny Dorham on trumpet ….Jackie McLean  on alto sax
  
Bobby Timmons on piano (check out his solo…its smoking!!)…..Teddy Smith on bass and J.C. Moses on drums…Mr. McClean wrote the song

…..Melanie must have been something else!!!  check the way these cats are expressing themselves on this song!! check it out at

Random Thoughts From A Brotha: Kenny Dorham – Melanie.

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – The Core

Digital Crate Digging Continues….at the 9 to 5 I was listening to hip hop all day…something to keep me ” geeked” or ” hyped” ..now I’m chilling out at the “spot” …in a jazz mood….why not listen to some Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers with Core?

…the players?  Art Blakey on drums…Freddie Hubbard on trumpet….Curtis Fuller on trombone     

 Wayne Shorter on saxophone……Cedar Walton on piano….    Reggie Workman on double bass

Random Thoughts From A Brotha: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – The Core.

McCOY TYNER, Passion Dance

Digital Crate Digging Continues…as we take a journey in sound…Sunday Jazz isn’t here yet…but I couldn’t resist this

…Check out Passion Dance by McCoy Tyner..one of my favorite piano players…Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone); Ron Carter (bass); Elvin Jones (drums) are his “partners in crime” ….check this out..

Random Thoughts From A Brotha: McCOY TYNER, Passion Dance.

Lee Morgan – The Sidewinder

Digital Crate Digging Continues…chilling out….checking out this old school /classic jazz from  trumpeter Lee Morgan called Sidewinder… tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, drummer Billy Higgins, and double bassist Bob Cranshaw helped him out on this…check it out at THE SONIC ASSAULT!!!…..STEADY BOMBARDMENT!!!!: Lee Morgan – The Sidewinder.

Horace Silver – Filthy McNasty

Sunday Jazz Continues…in conjunction with the Super Fool Moon Madness..were back like this!! just ran a short errand…cruising down I-20 here in Atlanta…WRAS 88.5 has a jazz program on Sunday afternoons…they played a cut by the Horace Silver Quartet that sounded nice…

…so I’ll guess I’ll post a Horace Silver track up called Filthy McNasty…appropriate; as some folks attitude is like that around a Full Moon….anyway..

….the players on this track are Horace Silver (piano), Blue Mitchell (trumpet), Junior Cook (tenor sax), Gene Taylor (bass),Roy Brooks (drums)…..it was Composed by Horace Silver…recorded live at the Village Gate on New York, May 19, 1961 …41 years ago…and still sounding good!! check it out..at Random Thoughts From A Brotha: Horace Silver – Filthy McNasty.

THE SONIC ASSAULT!!!…..STEADY BOMBARDMENT!!!!: Pharoah Sanders – The Creator Has A Master Plan

Sunday Jazz Continues…getting off to an early start on this Easter Sunday….lets start it off with Pharoah Sanders with The Creator Has A Master Plan…very relevant for this Easter Sunday….

THE SONIC ASSAULT!!!…..STEADY BOMBARDMENT!!!!: Pharoah Sanders – The Creator Has A Master Plan.