Cal Tjader, “Cubano Chant” from Latin Concert (1958). With Mongo Santamiaria (congas) and Vince Guaraldi (known for “Peanuts” cartoon music).
Ted Curson (trumpet), “Searchin’ for the Blues” (1976). Featured in 60s Mingus group.
Archie Shepp (tenor sax) and Jasper Van’t Hoff (sythesizer), “Contracts” from Mama Rose (1982).
David Grisman Quintet, “Blue Midnight.” From the 1977 original recording of Dawg music, bluegrass instruments playing jazz.
Double Image, “Rodney’s Dream of Fantasy and Self-Fulfillment”. Double vibes (David Friedman and Dave Samuels) group (Inner City, 1977).
Sonny Clark, “Blue Minor” from Cool Struttin’ (classic 1958 Blue Note hard bop session).
Charlie Mariano, “7-Up” (Inner City, 1977). 70s jazz with synthesizer backing.
Patricia Barber – “Post Modern Blues” from Modern Cool (1998). Beat-era song from piano player and vocalist (sounds like Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders?) who appears Mondays at the Green Mill club in Chicago.
Stanton Moore, “Fallin’ Off the Floor” from Flying the Koop (2002). New Orleans “jam” drummer from Galactic.
Bennie Maupin Ensemble, “Neophillia” from 2006 Penubra album featuring the bass clarinet sound that snakes through early 70s fusion recordings of Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock.
McCoy Tyner playing koto on eastern-feeling “Valley of Life” from Sahara (1972). Sonny Fortune on flute.
Bob Belden “Dream World” from Black Dhalia, a film noir concept record by the trumpeter’s 12-piece jazz orchestra.