Miles Davis Birdland 1951

Birdland 1951 is an early live album by Miles Davis.

It was recorded in the New York club over three concerts on:

Tracks 1-3: June 2, 1951
Tracks 4-7: February 17, 1951
Tracks 8-10: September 29, 1951

Playing on tracks 1 to 7 are:

Miles Davis – trumpet,
Sonny Rollins – tenor saxophone,
J.J. Johnson – trombone,
Kenny Drew – piano,
Tommy Potter – bass,
Art Blakey – drums.

Playing on tracks 8 to 10 are:

Miles Davis – trumpet,
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis -tenor saxophone,
Big Nick Nicholas – tenor saxophone,
Billy Taylor – piano,
Charles Mingus – bass,
Art Blakey – drums.

Miles Davis Birdland 1951

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Sonny Rollins Don Cherry The Complete 1963 Copenhagen Concert

The Complete 1963 Copenhagen Concert is a live album by the Sonny Rollins Don Cherry Quartet.

It was recorded at the Falkonercentret in Copenhagen, Denmark on January 15, 1963.

According to Discogs, there are three bonus tracks – Lover, Love Walked In and Poinciana that were recorded by the Sonny Rollins Trio in Graz in Austria on November 12, 1966.

Playing in Copenhagen in 1963 are:

Sonny Rollins – tenor saxophone,
Don Cherry – trumpet,
Henry Grimes – bass,
Billy Higgins – drums.

Playing in Graz in 1966 are:
Sonny Rollins – tenor saxophone,
Jymie Merritt – bass,
Max Roach – drums.

Sonny Rollins Don Cherry The Complete 1963 Copenhagen Concert

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Sonny Rollins Road Shows Vol 1 1980 – 2007

Road Shows Vol 1 is a compilation of live recordings by Sonny Rollins from concerts between October 1980 and September 2007.

Track 1 recorded at Kosei Nenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan; May 25, 1986.
Track 2 recorded at La Halle aux Grains, Toulouse, France; May 15, 2006.
Track 3 recorded at Umea Jazz Festival in Sweden; October 25, 1980.
Track 4 recorded at Congress Hall, Warsaw Jazz Jamboree in Poland; October 23, 1980.
Track 5 recorded at Pantheon Tama, Tama City, Japan; June 8, 2000.
Track 6 recorded at Royal Theatre, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; June 24, 2007.
Track 7 recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City; September 18, 2007.

Sonny Rollins Road Shows Vol 1

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Sonny Rollins Our Man In Jazz 1962 1963

Our Man In Jazz is a live album by Sonny Rollins and Don Cherry.

It catches two concerts:

  • Tracks 1-3 recorded at the Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City on July 29-30, 1962.
  • Tracks 4-6 recorded in New York City, February 20, 1963 were added as bonus songs when the CD was issued.

Playing on the 1962 tracks are:

Sonny Rollins – tenor saxophone,
Don Cherry – trumpet,
Bob Cranshaw – bass,
Billy Higgins – drums

Playing on the 1963 tracks are:

Sonny Rollins – tenor saxophone,
Don Cherry – trumpet,
Henry Grimes – bass,
Billy Higgins – drums

Sonny Rollins Our Man In Jazz

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Modern Jazz Quartet At Music Inn Guest Artist Sonny Rollins 1958

At Music Inn is a live album by The Modern Jazz Quartet with Guest Artist Sonny Rollins.

It was recorded at the Music Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts on August 3, 1958 and August 31, 1958. Sonny Rollins only appeared at the second concert and only plays on tracks 5 and 6.

Modern Jazz Quartet At Music Inn Guest Artist Sonny Rollins

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Sonny Rollins Don Cherry Complete 1963 Stuttgart Concert

Complete 1963 Stuttgart Concert is a live album by the Sonny Rollins and Don Cherry Quartet.

The first four tracks were recorded at Liederhalle in Stuttgart, Germany on January 29, 1963.

Three bonus tracks have been added that were recorded:

  • at the Newport Jazz Festival on July 7, 1958 (track 5);
  • in Berlin, Germany on October 30, 1965 (tracks 6 and 7).

This means that we have three different bands, only the first includes Don Cherry and only the last two tracks include a piano player.

Playing on the album are:

Tracks 1 to 4:

Sonny Rollins – tenor saxophone
Don Cherry – trumpet
Henry Grimes – bass
Billy Higgins – drums

Playing on track 5 are:

Sonny Rollins – tenor saxophone
Henry Grimes – bass
Roy Haynes – drums

Playing on tracks 6 and 7 are:

Sonny Rollins – tenor saxophone
Milt Jackson – vibraphone
Kenny Drew – piano
Percy Heath – bass
Art Blakey – drums

Sonny Rollins Don Cherry Complete 1963 Stuttgart Concert

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Clifford Brown Live at Music City 1955 & More

Live at Music City 1955 & More is a live compilation album by Clifford Brown.

According to http://www.jazzmessengers.com it collects together:

  • Tracks 1 to 3 Live at Music City Club, Philadelphia, May 31, 1955. These have previously featured on the album The Beginning And The End.
  • Tracks 4 to 7 probably recorded in New York in early 1956 and featuring Sonny Rollins on the tenor sax.
  • Tracks 8 to 10 another session probably recorded in New York in early 1956 and featuring Sonny Rollins on the tenor sax.

Brown died in a motor accident on June 26, 1956 when he was just 25 years old.

Clifford Brown Live at Music City 1955 & More

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