themaninthegreenshirt:

everybody digs Bill Evans. Bill Evans trio 1959
themaninthegreenshirt:

everybody digs Bill Evans. Bill Evans trio 1959

Musician drinking game

augmented-flute:

thezenithofsarcasm:

Take a shot every time:

  • you mess up
  • you hate yourself

#alcohol poisoning

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marieannelise:

When there’s too much shit you need to get done at once

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mindofjazz:

musician-photos:

i12bent:

Extraordinary Danish jazz bassist, Niels Henning Ørsted Pedersen, affectionately known as NHØP, was born May 27, 1946 (d. 2005, sudden heart failure). NHØP played with everyone who came through Europe, including Ben Webster, Bill Evans, Brew Moore, Bud Powell, Count Basie, Roy Eldridge, Dexter Gordon, Dizzy Gillespie, Jackie McLean, Roland Kirk, Sonny Rollins, and vocalist Ella Fitzgerald. In addition he toured for many years with Oscar Peterson’s trio, and during visits to the United States, he also contributed to avant-garde recordings with Anthony Braxton, Albert Ayler, and Archie Shepp…

Photo of NHØP by Siegfried Loch, 1964

The best of the best

Chris Potter - All The Things You Are

Anyone who hasn’t heard this needs to.

Q

fundamental-reading asked:

Top 5 jazz songs with the best baselines or bass rifts?

A

jazzrelatedstuff:

Hmmm, let me see:

- So What;
- Four On Six;
- Equinox;
- Chamaleon;
- All Blues.

Dont forget ‘A Night In Tunisia’!

cootedetat:

Blue Note Records
Out to Lunch by Eric Dolphy (1964)
Idle Moments by Grant Green (1964)
Judgement by Andrew Hill (1964)
Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson (1958)
Soul Station by Hank Mobley (1960)
Blue Train by John Coltrane (1957)
Somethin’ Else by Cannonball Adderley (1958)
Dialogue by Bobby Hutcherson (1965)
Moanin by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1958)
cootedetat:

Blue Note Records
Out to Lunch by Eric Dolphy (1964)
Idle Moments by Grant Green (1964)
Judgement by Andrew Hill (1964)
Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson (1958)
Soul Station by Hank Mobley (1960)
Blue Train by John Coltrane (1957)
Somethin’ Else by Cannonball Adderley (1958)
Dialogue by Bobby Hutcherson (1965)
Moanin by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1958)
cootedetat:

Blue Note Records
Out to Lunch by Eric Dolphy (1964)
Idle Moments by Grant Green (1964)
Judgement by Andrew Hill (1964)
Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson (1958)
Soul Station by Hank Mobley (1960)
Blue Train by John Coltrane (1957)
Somethin’ Else by Cannonball Adderley (1958)
Dialogue by Bobby Hutcherson (1965)
Moanin by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1958)
cootedetat:

Blue Note Records
Out to Lunch by Eric Dolphy (1964)
Idle Moments by Grant Green (1964)
Judgement by Andrew Hill (1964)
Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson (1958)
Soul Station by Hank Mobley (1960)
Blue Train by John Coltrane (1957)
Somethin’ Else by Cannonball Adderley (1958)
Dialogue by Bobby Hutcherson (1965)
Moanin by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1958)
cootedetat:

Blue Note Records
Out to Lunch by Eric Dolphy (1964)
Idle Moments by Grant Green (1964)
Judgement by Andrew Hill (1964)
Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson (1958)
Soul Station by Hank Mobley (1960)
Blue Train by John Coltrane (1957)
Somethin’ Else by Cannonball Adderley (1958)
Dialogue by Bobby Hutcherson (1965)
Moanin by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1958)
cootedetat:

Blue Note Records
Out to Lunch by Eric Dolphy (1964)
Idle Moments by Grant Green (1964)
Judgement by Andrew Hill (1964)
Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson (1958)
Soul Station by Hank Mobley (1960)
Blue Train by John Coltrane (1957)
Somethin’ Else by Cannonball Adderley (1958)
Dialogue by Bobby Hutcherson (1965)
Moanin by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1958)
cootedetat:

Blue Note Records
Out to Lunch by Eric Dolphy (1964)
Idle Moments by Grant Green (1964)
Judgement by Andrew Hill (1964)
Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson (1958)
Soul Station by Hank Mobley (1960)
Blue Train by John Coltrane (1957)
Somethin’ Else by Cannonball Adderley (1958)
Dialogue by Bobby Hutcherson (1965)
Moanin by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1958)
cootedetat:

Blue Note Records
Out to Lunch by Eric Dolphy (1964)
Idle Moments by Grant Green (1964)
Judgement by Andrew Hill (1964)
Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson (1958)
Soul Station by Hank Mobley (1960)
Blue Train by John Coltrane (1957)
Somethin’ Else by Cannonball Adderley (1958)
Dialogue by Bobby Hutcherson (1965)
Moanin by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1958)
cootedetat:

Blue Note Records
Out to Lunch by Eric Dolphy (1964)
Idle Moments by Grant Green (1964)
Judgement by Andrew Hill (1964)
Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson (1958)
Soul Station by Hank Mobley (1960)
Blue Train by John Coltrane (1957)
Somethin’ Else by Cannonball Adderley (1958)
Dialogue by Bobby Hutcherson (1965)
Moanin by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1958)
cootedetat:

Blue Note Records
Out to Lunch by Eric Dolphy (1964)
Idle Moments by Grant Green (1964)
Judgement by Andrew Hill (1964)
Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson (1958)
Soul Station by Hank Mobley (1960)
Blue Train by John Coltrane (1957)
Somethin’ Else by Cannonball Adderley (1958)
Dialogue by Bobby Hutcherson (1965)
Moanin by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1958)

cootedetat:

Blue Note Records

Out to Lunch by Eric Dolphy (1964)

Idle Moments by Grant Green (1964)

Judgement by Andrew Hill (1964)

Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson (1958)

Soul Station by Hank Mobley (1960)

Blue Train by John Coltrane (1957)

Somethin’ Else by Cannonball Adderley (1958)

Dialogue by Bobby Hutcherson (1965)

Moanin by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1958)

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Sadly the intro and opening head weren’t captured, but the solos and final head were and, after listening to it back, I thought it might be worth uploading. Recorded live in performance in October 2013.

Julian Woods- electric guitar
Colin Bugby- piano
Nick Woods- bass guitar
Ben Johnson- drums