What am I actually listening to? In an attempt to capture a list of the music I’m playing, I will be trying to keep a record of jazz that I am playing here at downwithit.info. As this is an opportunity for me to switch off and enjoy, I probably won’t offer too much by way of comment or appreciation in these posts. Nor will I list non-relevant plays by artists such as The Clash, Frank Wilson or The Sleaford Mods etc.
Off we go then! Some sets have previously appeared on this blog, touch or click on the red linking text to read more.
Thursday 26 June
John Coltrane: Live at The Village Vanguard. The Master Takes (Impulse 1961). Visuals courtesy South Korea (0) v Belgium (1) in The World Cup (Association Football, as they say, or ‘da match’, as we say).
Friday 27 June
Yusef Lateef: Jazz Mood (Savoy 1957). No World Cup to watch tonight.
Clark Terry: It’s What’s Happenin’ (Impulse 1967) Featuring Varitone trumpet and therefore not for the purist.
Paul Chambers: Bass On Top (Blue Note 1957)
Rip Rap: Snow Blue Night (Rip Rap 2012)
Saturday 28 June
Elvin Jones: Heavy Sounds (Impulse 1968)
Sunday 29 June
Grant Green: Iron City (Cobblestone 1972)
Monday 30 June
Miles Davis Saturday a Night at The Blackhawk (Complete CD edition). (Original release Colombia 1961) To accompany the second half of tonight’s second match: Germany v Algeria
Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Music (Riverside 1957). Half-time of extra time. C’mon Algeria, you can beat these! Or, sadly not!
Wednesday 2 July
Thelonious Monk: Monks Music (as above).
Yusef Lateef: The Dreamer (Savoy 1959).
Sonny Rollins: Alfie (Impulse 1966).
Miles Davis: Saturday Night In Person At The Blackhawk(as above).
Jimmy Smith: Six Views of The Blues (Blue Note 1999- Recorded 1958)
Archie Shepp & Horace Parlan: Trouble In Mind (Steeplechase 1980).
John Coltrane: Coltrane Plays The Blues (Atlantic 1962).