Tag Archives: Joe Lovano

On May 10, 2005.

On May 10, 2005, “Blue Note” label released “Joyous Encounter”, the 22nd Joe Lovano album. It was recorded in September 2004, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Lovano.

Personnel:

  • Joe Lovano – curved soprano, soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Hank Jones – piano
  • George Mraz – bass
  • Paul Motian – drums

Track listing:

  1. Autumn in New York – Vernon Duke
  2. Bird’s Eye View – Joe Lovano
  3. Don’t Ever Leave Me – Thad Jones
  4. Alone Together – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  5. Six and Four – Oliver Nelson
  6. Pannonica – Thelonious Monk
  7. Consummation – Hank Jones
  8. Quiet Lady -Thad Jones
  9. Joyous Encounter – Joe Lovano
  10. A Child Is Born – Thad Jones
  11. Crescent – John Coltrane

 

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On May 4, 2003.

On May 4, 2003, “Blue Note” label released “I’m All For You”, the 21st Joe Lovano album. It was recorded in June 2002, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Lovano.

Personnel:

  • Joe Lovano – tenor sxophone
  • Hank Jones – piano
  • George Mraz – bass
  • Paul Motian – drums, cymbals

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Lovano, except where noted.

  1. I’m All For You
  2. Don’t Blame Me
  3. Monk’s Mood – Thelonious Monk
  4. The Summary (A Suite for Pops)
  5. Stella by Starlight – Victor Young
  6. I Waited for You
  7. Like Someone in Love
  8. Early Autumn
  9. Countdown

On April 27, 2012.

On April 27, 2012, “ECM” label released “Within a Song”, the 35th John Abercrombie album.  It was recorded in September 2011, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone
  • Drew Gress– double bass
  • Joey Baron– drums

Track listing:

  1. Where Are You? – Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh
  2. Easy Rider – John Abercrombie
  3. Within a Song/Without a Song – John Abercrombie, Billy Rose, Edward Eliscu, Vincent Youmans
  4. Flamenco Sketches – Miles Davis
  5. Nick of Time – John Abercrombie
  6. Blues Connotation – Ornette Coleman
  7. Wise One – John Coltrane
  8. Interplay – Bill Evans
  9. Sometimes Ago – Sergio Mihanovich

On March 13, 2001.

On March 13, 2001, “Blue Note” label released “Flights of Fancy: Trio Fascination: Edition Two”, the 18th Joe Lovano album. It was recorded June 14 and 16, 2000, and was produced by Joe Lovano.

Personnel:

  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, alto clarinet, drums, percussion, gong
  • Idris Muhammad- drums
  • Cameron Brown- bass
  • Billy Drewes- soprano saxophone, alto flute
  • Joey Baron- drums
  • Toots Thielemans- harmonica
  • Kenny Werner- piano
  • Dave Douglas- trumpet
  • Mark Dresser- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Lovano, except where noted.

  1. Flights of Fancy
  2. On April (I’ll Remember April) – Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Blue Mist
  5. Off and Runnin’
  6. Infant Eyes – Wayne Shorter
  7. 206
  8. Bougainvillea – Judi Silvano
  9. Windom Street
  10. Hot Shot
  11. Aisha – McCoy Tyner
  12. Amber
  13. On Giant Steps – John Coltrane
  14. Flights of Fancy – reprise

 

On February 9, 1993.

On February 9, 1993, “Blue Note” label released “What We Do”, the second John Scofield Quartet studio album. It was recorded in May 1992, at “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by John Scofield.

Personnel:

  • John Scofield – guitar
  • Joe Lovano- saxophone
  • Dennis Irwin- bass
  • Bill Stewart- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Scofield.

  1. Little Walk
  2. Camp Out
  3. Big Sky
  4. Easy for You
  5. Call 911
  6. Imaginary Time
  7. Say the Word
  8. Why Nogales?
  9. What They Did

 

On July 29, 2014.

Idris Muhammad

On July 29, 2014, Leo Morris aka Idris Muhammad died aged 73. He was drummer whose drumming crossed over several musical styles including funk, jazz, and rhythm and blues and has performed and recorded extensively with many famous musicians, including  Pharoah Sanders, Gene Ammons, Fats Domino, Roberta Flack, Grover Washington, Sam Cooke, Curtis Mayfield, Lou Donaldson, Bob James, Randy Weston, Bobbi Humphrey, Andrew Hill, Bob Stewart, Sonny Stitt, Ahmad Jamal, John Scofield, George Coleman, Paul Desmond, Grant Green, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Lovano, Tisziji Munoz, Roots, Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Reuben Wilson and Leon Spencer.