Kenny Dorham / K.D.’s Motion

Sunday Jazz..errr I mean Digital Crate Digging Continues; I guess you can say I’m in a mood for some jazz. I’m checking out Kenny Dorham with a track called K.D.’s Motion. Check out the players and the track!! This is from his Afro-Cuban album. Check out the players and the track. These cats are laying it down!!

Baritone Saxophone – Cecil Payne
Bass – Percy Heath
Drums – Art Blakey
Piano – Horace Silver
Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
Tenor Saxophone – Hank Mobley
Trumpet – Kenny Dorham


Kenny Dorham – Basheer’s Dream – Alternate Take

Sunday Jazz Continues…checking out my man Kenny Dorham with the cut Basheer’s Dream from his Afro Cuban project  THE SONIC ASSAULT!!!…..STEADY BOMBARDMENT!!!!: Kenny Dorham – Basheer’s Dream – Alternate Take.

Kenny Dorham Quartet – Lotus Blossom

Sunday Jazz Continues…checking out the Kenny Dorham Quartet..with Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Tommy Flanagan (piano), Paul Chambers (bass) and  Art Taylor (drums)….the song is called Lotus Blossom..this is classic jazz y’all!!

Random Thoughts From A Brotha: Kenny Dorham Quartet – Lotus Blossom.

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.

John Coltrane-Double Clutching

Sunday Jazz Continues….checking out this John Coltrane track called Double Clutching…heard it earlier this week on 91.1 WREK the Georgia Tech radio station…down there where the students are getting robbed; but I digress

….anyway… John Coltrane is on tenor saxophone….Cecil Taylor on  piano

he had Kenny Dorham on trumpet…I featured him earlier…..Chuck Israels is on bass and  Louis Hayes is on  drums….Mr. Israels wrote this song..check it out at…
THE SONIC ASSAULT!!!…..STEADY BOMBARDMENT!!!!: John Coltrane-Double Clutching.

Kenny Dorham – Afrodisia

Digital Crate Digging Continues…chilling out doing research…I know its not Sunday Jazz yet but I ran across this Kenny Dorham cut called Afrodisia….from an Afro-Cuban album he released on Blue Note…originally in 1955 but released / remastered again in 2007

….the players were Kenny Dorham on trumpet…Hank Mobley on tenor sax…Cecil Payne on baritone sax…Horace Silver on piano…Art Blakey on drums and Carlos Valdez on congos…nice man..nice!! check it out at Random Thoughts From A Brotha