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  • Horace Silver Quintet - Song For My Father

    Live from Jazz Omkring Midnat - Denmark TV 1968

    Personnel: Horace Silver - Piano, Bill Hardman - Trumpet, Bennie Maupin - Tenor, John Williams - Bass, Billy Cobham - Drums

    (Source: youtube.com)

    Horace Silver - Señor Blues

    NPR has spoken with Horace Silver’s son, Gregory. Horace Silver is ALIVE, “drinking coffee and eating breakfast right now.”

    Personnel: (Horace Silver, Blue Mitchell & Junior Cook)

    Monk & Gillespie - Live at Giants Of Jazz Copenhagen 1971.

    Live at Giants Of Jazz Copenhagen 1971. A who’s who of jazz, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Kai Winding, Thelonious Monk, Al McKibben and Art Blakey. 

    (Source: youtube.com)

    Cannonball Adderley Sextet - Trouble In Mind Live in Tokyo 1963

    This number was a feature for Yusef Lateef on oboe; with additional solos by Joe Zawinul - piano; and a rare chance to see bassist Sam Jones stretching out.

    Bruh Yusef Lateef ~ The Living Jazz Legend

    50 minute feature on Yusef Lateef, (born William Emmanuel Huddleston on October 9, 1920) is a Grammy Award-winning American jazz musician, academic, and author well known for incorporating Arabic and Eastern sounds into his musical offerings.

    (Source: youtube.com)

    John Coltrane - Resolution (A Love Supreme)
    (by OhYeah729)

    "In late 1964, the John Coltrane Quartet (featuring McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison and Trane himself) recorded A Love Supreme in one session. It has been deemed an American national treasure by the Smithsonian. Apparently the quartet only performed A Love Supreme once in public — in Antibes, France in the summer of 1965 — and the performance has been captured in some vintage video.” Open Culture

    Rafael Toral - FACT PT Mix 041

    An even more interesting mix by the electroacoustic giant Rafael Toral, where he plays early jazz a la Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie et al. 

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