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"This Much is Certain" with Mumbly Joe (archive)

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 | 20:00 to 22:00 | Playlist

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Alice Coltrane Turiya and Ramakrishna Ptah the El Daoud Impulse john coltrane's wife, 1970, Pharoah Sanders on bells
Ornette Coleman The Lonely Woman the Shape of Jazz to Come Atlantic Charlie Haden on bass; Don Cherry on cornet
Charles Mingus Open Letter to Duke Mingus A Um Columbia 1959;
Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong I won't Dance E and L again Verve
Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross Charleston Alley Everybody's Boppin Columbia Jazz best on Earth
George Russell Manhattan Rico New York, NY Impulse Al Epstein on bongos,Bill Evans, Art Farmer
ARchie Shepp Wherever June Bugs Go Live in San Francisco Impulse tenor sax, piano
Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants Bag's Groove Bag's Groove Prestige Milt Jackson's minor blues; a standard; Percy Health bass; thelonious monk piano; 1954
Dave Brubeck Quartet Pick up Sticks Time Out Columbia Jazz Eugene Wright on bass; 1959
Count Basie Texas Shuffle Basie Reunions Nat Pierce piano; 1957
Bud Powell Cherokee the Jazz Scene Verve
Miles Davis + 19 (Gil Evans Orch) Blues for Pablo Miles Ahead Columbia Jazz
Thelonious Monk Bye-Ya TM Trio Prestige