Tomorrow Is The Question! (1959) — Ornette Coleman

First off, a big thank you to Dan for letting me “sit in” on this gig while he moved to Philly. I hope I can continue the great work he’s doing here and engage you in a close listen of some excellent music. Thanks for reading!

Caleb

Tomorrow Is The Question!

Listening

To listen to this album for free, visit Tomorrow Is The Question @ Last.fm. To play a song, click the round play button next to its name.

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Munia: The Tale (2003) — Richard Bona

Munia: The Tale

Listening

To listen to this album for free, visit Munia @ Last.fm. To play a song, click the round play button next to its name.

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Such Sweet Thunder (1957) — Duke Ellington and His Orchestra

Such Sweet Thunder

Listening

To listen to this album for free, visit Such Sweet Thunder @ Last.fm. To play a song, click the round play button next to its name. Note that the original release of the album was just the first 12 tracks, and that’s what I’ve focused my listening on for this week.

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Our Man In Paris (1963) — Dexter Gordon

Our Man In Paris

Listening

To listen to this album for free, visit Our Man In Paris @ Last.fm. To play a song, click the round play button next to its name.

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Know What I Mean? (1961) — Cannonball Adderley with Bill Evans

Know What I Mean?

Listening

This album can be heard for free on the web at Know What I Mean? @ Last.fm. To play a track, click the round button next to its name.

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Filed under Album Review, Post bop

Free For All (1964) — Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

Free For All

Listening

This album can, once again, be found for free on the web! Listen to Free For All @ Myspace Music. If that doesn’t work for you (Myspace sometimes requires internet plugins), you can at least hear the title track on imeem.

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The Harold Arlen Songbook, Volume 1 (1961) — Ella Fitzgerald

Harold Arlen Songbook

Listening

To listen to this album for free, visit Harold Arlen Songbook, Vol 1 @ Last.fm. To play a song, click the round play button next to its name. Sorry that Last.fm is missing two of the songs. I’ve made one of them available for free on Youtube, here.

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Filed under Album Review, Swing, Vocal Jazz