Compost were an American jazz-rock band from N.Y.C. that released two albums on CBS/Columbia between 1971 and 1973. Members: Jack DeJohnette (vocals, keyboards, drums), Harold Vick (tenor saxophone, flute, bass violin, clarinet, piano), Jack Gregg (bass, guitar, vocals), Bob Moses (drums, vocals), Jumma Santos (congas, percussion) Discography: Compost (1971) Life Is Round (1973)

Turiya Alice Coltrane & Devadip Carlos Santana – Illuminations (1974)

Illuminations is a collaboration album between spiritual-jazz keyboardist Alice Coltrane and Latin/jazz-rock guitarist Carlos Santana, recorded with a full orchestra and released in 1974 on Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “Guru Sri Chinmoy Aphorism” (1:10) A2. “Angel of Air” (3:37) A3. “Angel of Water” (6:18) A4. “Bliss: The Eternal Now” (5:32) B1. “Angel of Sunlight” (14:43) B2. “Illuminations” […]

George Adams ‎– Sound Suggestions (1979)

Sound Suggestions is an album by American free-jazz saxophonist George Adams, released in 1979 on ECM. Tracklist: A1. “Baba” (12:56) A2. “Imani’s Dance” (10:56) B1. “Stay Informed” (8:01) B2. “Got Somethin’ Good for You” (5:39) B3. “A Spire” (8:08) Credits: George Adams — tenor saxophone, vocals, composer Kenny Wheeler — trumpet, flugelhorn, composer Heinz Sauer […]

Sonny Fortune ‎– Serengeti Minstrel (1977)

Serengeti Minstrel is the fourth album by American post-bop/jazz-funk saxist Sonny Fortune, released in 1977 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Bacchanal” (5:42) A2. “The Afro-Americans” (7:26) A3. “There’s Nothing Smart About Being Stupid” (6:47) B1. “Not All Dreams Are Real” (5:53) B2. “Never Again Is Such a Long Time” (4:45) B3. “Serengeti Minstrel” (10:53) Credits: Sonny […]

Miles Davis ‎– Bitches Brew (1970)

Bitches Brew is the second album from the electric phase of American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released in 1970 on CBS/Columbia. Tracklist: A. “Pharaoh’s Dance” (20:03) B. “Bitches Brew” (27:00) C1. “Spanish Key” (17:32) C2. “John McLaughlin” (4:22) D1. “Miles Runs the Voodoo Down” (14:01) D2. “Sanctuary” (10:56) Credits Joe Zawinul — electric piano, composer […]

Jack DeJohnette

Jack DeJohnette (born Aug. 9, 1942) is an American avant-jazz/funk drummer, pianist, and composer from Chicago. Discography: The DeJohnette Complex (1969) Ruta and Daitya (1973 • Keith Jarrett & Jack DeJohnette) Sorcery (1974) Cosmic Chicken (1975) Gateway (1975 • John Abercrombie, Dave Holland & Jack DeJohnette) Untitled (1976 • Jack DeJohnette’s Directions) Gateway 2 (1977 […]