Pete’s Place Playlist – 9/26/11

Joe Henderson “Pedro’s Time” from Our Thing (classic Blue Note mid-60s session). Henderson’s tenor sax always tough but tuneful.

Charlie Hunter “Let’s Get Medieval” from Ready-Set-Shango (1999, Blue Note). 8-string guitar, sounding like Hammond B-3 organ.

Nana Vascancelos and Antonello Salis, “Verdame” (1985 Soul Note LP “Lester”). Percussion and Accordion.

Gabor Szabo “Paint It Black” from Jazz Raga, legendary weird 1967 session with the Hungarian guitartist overdubbing sitar. On ‘Stones “stalker rock” song.

Don Pullen “At the Cafe Central” from New Beginnings (Blue Note, 1999) with Tony Williams (of Miles Davis group) on drums. Playing BIG with power piano.

John Coltrane “Blues for Elvin” from Coltrane Plays the Blues (Atlantic, 1962).

Yusef Latif “Plum Blossum” from Eastern Sounds (1961). Early “world” jazz.

Dexter Gordon “Tanya” from Manhattan Symphony (1976 homecoming LP for Long Tall Dexter after 15 years as expatriate jazz musician in Europe). Watch for the movie “Round Midnight” with Dex basically playing himself.

Nils Petter-Malvoer from “Kmer” (ECM). Electronics and trumpet, modern ECM sound.

Gato Barbieri “Milonga Triste” from Chapter Four: Live in New York, the last of excellent early 70s series of albums on Impulse for the Argentine saxophonist.

Bill Frisell “Variation of a Theme” from Ghost Town (Twin Peaks music)


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