Saturday, September 29, 2012

Saturday Music Club: some new schools of jazz (and jazz-derived music) since ca. 1960

*Free jazz:
Cecil Taylor with Buell Neidlinger and Denis Charles: Bemsha Swing

( can hear fj sprouts emerging in this Thelonious Monk tribute, on Taylor's first album from 1955)

Cecil Taylor and the Art Ensemble of Chicago:

Air: Weeping Willow Rag

Jeanne Lee band: Sundance

Oregon: Beneath an Evening Sky

Anthony Braxton (with Buell Neidlinger, Mal Waldron and Bill Osborne): Brilliant Corners

(back to Monk; recorded 1987)

The Sun Ra Arkestra and the Blues Project: Batman

WFMU's Beware the Blog post on the 1966 album this is from

Gary Burton Quartet: Ballet

The Byrds: Eight Miles High

Gil Evans Orchestra: Crosstown Traffic

Gil Scott-Heron: Lady Day and John Coltrane

Mahavishnu Orchestra: Resolution

*Acid jazz, Go-go, Ska and such
The Skatalites: Skalloween

Miriam Makeba: Mas Que Nada

the original recording, before Brasil '66, by Jorge Ben Jor 

The Brand New Heavies: What Do You Take Me For?

Incognito: Always There; Nights Over Egypt

Monday Michiru: Will You Love Me Tomorrow?

Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers: Moody's Mood for Love

Of possible related interest:
Saturday Music Club: Early/Mid '80s Jazz-Pop Resurgence
McCoy Tyner and others
Some (latter-day, mostly) jazz big bands

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