Thursday, November 12, 2020

Listening and loops for jazz students

For my jazz students, here is a list of much loved, mainstream, historically important recordings to listen to in your first few years of learning. 

I'm also in the process of updating the practice loop labels, to group them by genre or interest. So here is a link for all my loops, and a link for just the jazz loops.  

Miles Davis
Round About Midnight - Philly Joe Jones
The New Miles Davis Quintet - Philly Joe Jones
Workin' / Steamin' /Cookin' / Relaxin' - Philly Joe Jones
Milestones - Philly Joe Jones
Kind of Blue - Jimmy Cobb
Bags' Groove - Kenny Clarke
Walkin' - Kenny Clarke

Thelonious Monk
Trio - Max Roach, Art Blakey
Monk's Dream - Frankie Dunlop
It's Monk's Time - Ben Riley
Criss Cross - Frankie Dunlop
Misterioso - Roy Haynes

Sonny Rollins
Saxophone Colossus - Max Roach
Freedom Suite - Max Roach
Newk's Time - Philly Joe Jones

More after the break!

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

The Big Beat
A Night At Birdland
At The Café Bohemia
A Night In Tunisia

Clifford Brown & Max Roach
Clifford Brown & Max Roach
At Basin Street

Oliver Nelson
Blues And The Abstract Truth - Roy Haynes

Dexter Gordon
Go! - Billy Higgins
Gettin' Around - Billy Higgins

Red Garland
Red Garland's Piano - Art Taylor
A Garland of Red - Art Taylor
Red's Good Groove - Philly Joe Jones

John Coltrane 
Blue Train - Philly Joe Jones
Coltrane's Sound - Elvin Jones
Coltrane Plays The Blues - Elvin Jones

Ahmad Jamal
Live at the Pershing - Vernel Fournier

Bill Evans 
Everybody Digs... - Philly Joe Jones

Cannonball Adderly 
Somethin' Else - Art Blakey
Cannonball And Coltrane - Jimmy Cobb
Them Dirty Blues - Louis Hayes

Don Cherry 
Art Deco - Billy Higgins


Anonymous said...

Don Cherry’s Art Deco is fantastic! Thanks for posting that one. I had not even heard of that one. It’s a little hard to find too. Maybe out of print.

Todd Bishop said...

One of the best pure modern bebop drumming records.