Sunday, August 4, 2013

Large bands, third stream...Monk, Akiyoshi, Brubeck, Evans, Roach, Gillespie, Ellington: Saturday Music Club on Sunday

Thelonious Monk Big Band at Town Hall

Part 2

Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Sonny Stitt, Kai Winding, Al McKibben 1971

Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin Big Band: Sumie (possibly my favorite flute solo/orchestration so far)

Tuning Up (a composition by that title)

Brubeck Quartet with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra (cond. Bernstein): two segments of the suite Dialogues for Jazz Combo and Orchestra by Howard Brubeck: Andante-Ballad:

Allegro Blues

The Gil Evans Orchestra: La Nevada

Max Roach's M'Boom with the World Saxophone Quartet: Bluiett's Blues (1981...intro runs about two minutes)

Dizzy Gillespie Rhythmstick Orchestra: Caribe

The Duke Ellington Orchestra: Harlem Airshaft


Kelly Robinson said...

Nice! I'm gonna listen to some of these when I write tomorrow.

Todd Mason said...

Hope you had a chance to enjoy them. Some very old favorites here.