Pete’s Place – 1/30/12

Charlie Hunter Trio “Greasy Granny” (Bing, Bing, Bing – Blue Note, 1995). Leader’s 8-string guitar with sax and drums.

Charles Mingus “Moanin'” from Blues & Roots (Atlantic, 1960?). Pepper Adams on baritone sax.

Lounge Lizards “Harlem Nocturne” (1981). Punk jazz reading of Ellington’s tune (the Mike Hammer theme).

James Farm, “Polliwag” from 2011 album (Nonesuch) with Joshua Redman sax. Very mature sounding jazz.

Mose Allison, “It Didn’t Turn Out That Way”. Beat philosophy.

Poncho Sanchez and Terrance Blanchard, “Chano Pazo Medley” from Chano Y Dizzy (2011, Concord). Cubano jazz.

Grachan Moncur III, “The Coaster” from Evolution (1964, Blue Note). New Thing from 60s. Slightly avant; interesting.

Vijay Iyer, “Polytheism” from Tirtha (ACT, 2011). Piano player explores Indian heritage with guitar and tabla.

11th House with Larry Coryell, “Low Lee Tah” (1974, Vanguard). Fusion with guitar and “electric” trumpet.

Charles Tolliver, “Paper Man” from 1968 recording of same name. Nice New Thing/Hard Bop trumpet.

Freddie Hubbard, “Far Away” from Breaking Point (1964, Blue Note). More New Thing with Indianapolis trumpeter’s most out record, featuring fellow Nap Town player James Spaulding on flute.

Stanton Moore, “Stanton Hits the Bottle” from All Kooked Out (1998 debut for Galactic drummer.

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