There is a lot of magnificent American contemporary, creative jazz, that makes it impossible to collect all that fabulous music here. In this blog mainly American jazz trompeters and saxophonists, and American bands with a trompet or saxophone player, will be mentioned. I hope you like the trompet and saxophone as much as I do. Enjoy!
Content: (1) Miles Davis (2) Freddie Hubbard (3) Roy Hargrove (4) Wynton Marsalis (5) Dave Douglas (6) Jon Hassell (7) Christian Scott (8) Kneebody (9) Igmar Thomas & The Cypher (10) Mary Halvorson Quintet (11) Eric Alexander Quartet (12) Elliot Sharp (13) Archie Shepp (14) John Zorn (15) Charlie Haden (16) Jon Irabagon (17) Bad Touch (18) Tom Harrell (19) David Darling (20) Joe Zawinul (21) Charles Lloyd (22) Cuong Vu (23) Ambrose Akinmusire (24) David Binney
(1) Miles Davis
(2) Freddie Hubbard
(3) Roy Hargrove
(4) Wynton Marsalis
(5) Dave Douglas
(6) Jon Hassell
(7) Christian Scott
(9) Igmar Thomas & The Cypher
(10) Mary Halvorson Quintet
(11) Eric Alexander Quartet
Eric Alexander (1968) is a American jazz saophonist.
(12) Elliot Sharp
Elliot Sharp (1951) is a American jazz multi-instrumentalist.
(13) Archie Shepp
Archie Shepp (1931) is a America-African jazz saxophonist.
(14) John Zorn
John Zorn (1953) is a American avantgarde saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist.
(15) Charlie Haden
Charles Edwards Haden (1937) is a American jazz double bassist.
(16) Jon Irabagon
Jon Irabagon is a American saxophonist. Formed different bands, e.g. his Trio and Outright! and was a sideman of other jazz giants such as Mary Halvorson Quintet, Mostly Other People Do The Killing and performed/recorded with Wynton Marsalis, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Wheeler, amongst others.
(17) Bad Touch
Bad Touch is: alto saxophonist Loren Stillman, guitarist Nate Radley, organist Gary Versace, and drummer Ted Poor.
(18) Tom Harrell
Tom Harrell (1946) s a American trompeter.
(19) David Darling
David Darling (1941) is an American cellist. He played often with Norwegian jazz giants.
From the album The Sea; with Terje Rypdahl (guitar), Ketil Bjornstad (piano), Jon Christensen (drums)
(20) Joe Zawinul
Joe Zawinul (1932-2007), keyboards, is born in Austria, immigrated in his 20’s to America. With Wayne Shorter he was initiator of the band Weather Report, he played with Miles Davis amongst others and started his own band Zawinul Syndicate.
(21) Charles Lloyd
Charles Lloyd (1938) is an American saxophonist. He plaued with Keith Jarett, Herbie Hancock and Jack DeJohnette amongs others.
Track from his album Mirror (2010).
(22) Cuong Vu
Trumpeter; born in Vietnam and moved as a 5 yrs old to America. Played as a sideman with many artists and has his own bands too.
On this track Cuong Vu together with Stomu Takeishi (bass) and Ted Poor (drums).
(23) Ambrose Akinmusire
American trumpeter (1981).
(24) David Binney
American saxophone player.