Henry Butler, “The Village” from 1987 Impluse LP of the same name. New Orleans-born piano player with veteran NO clarinetist Alvin Batiste.
Gato Barbieri, “Bahia” (1971).
Abdullah Ibrahim, “Kramat” from Zimbabwe (1983, Enja LP).
Vijay Iyer Trio, “Galong / Helix” from Hitoricity. One of best records of 2009.
Sun Ra Arkestra “Sunset On the Night on the River Nile” (Mayan Temples, 1990 Black Saint LP)
Lee Morgan, “Search for the New Land” from Blue Note LP of same name (1964). Extended track with nice Grant Green guitar along with Wayne Shorter sax and the leaders always brilliant trumpet.
T-Bone Walker “Stormy Monday”. Texas blues legend.
Weather Report, “Seventh Arrow” from debut WR record, cira 1971. Hard jazz-rock fusion.
Duke Ellington / Charlie Mingus / Max Roach “Very Special” from Money Jungle. Somewhat controversial record that now is recognized as unique.
Rory Stuart “Hurrican” from 1987 LP of same name. Nice guitar, if not well known p layer.
Chico Hamilton “A Trip” with Larry Coryell on guitar; from about 1965.