Miles Davis Quintet – Miles Smiles (1967)

Miles Smiles is an album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released in 1967 on Columbia Records. Tracklist: A1. “Orbits” (4:35) A2. “Circle” (5:52) A3. “Footprints” (9:44) B1. “Dolores” (6:20) B2. “Freedom Jazz Dance” (7:11) B3. “Ginger Bread Boy” (7:40) Credits: Miles Davis — trumpet, composer Wayne Shorter — tenor saxophone, composer Herbie Hancock — […]

Miles Davis – Miles in the Sky (1968)

Miles in the Sky is an album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released in 1968 on CBS/Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “Stuff” (17:00) A2. “Paraphernalia” (12:36) B1. “Black Comedy” (7:26) B2. “Country Son” (13:50) Credits: Miles Davis — trumpet Wayne Shorter — tenor saxophone Tony Williams — drums Herbie Hancock — piano, electric piano Ron Carter […]

Miles Davis ‎– In a Silent Way (1969)

In a Silent Way is the first album from the electric phase of American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released in 1969 on CBS/Columbia. Tracklist: A. “Shhh / Peaceful” (18:19) B. “In a Silent Way / It’s About That Time” (19:53) (:01—4:15—15:40—19:53) Credits: Miles Davis — trumpet, composer Wayne Shorter — soprano saxophone Chick Corea — […]

Didier Lockwood ‎– New World (1979)

New World is an album by French jazz-rock violinist Didier Lockwood, released in 1979 on MPS. Tracklist: A1. “Vieux Pape” (5:17) A2. “Autumn Leaves” (5:23) A3. “La Manufacture de Sucre Engloutie” (3:52) A4. “New World” (5:02) B1. “The Last Blade of Grass” (4:26) B1. “My Memories of You” (5:38) B3. “Giant Steps” (2:10) B4. “Pentup […]

Michael Mantler ‎– Movies (1978)

Movies is the fifth album by Austrian composer/trumpeter Michael Mantler, released in 1978 on WATT. Tracklist: A1. “Movie One” (3:36) A2. “Movie Two” (5:25) A3. “Movie Three” (3:45) A4. “Movie Four” (5:55) B1. “Movie Five” (3:18) B2. “Movie Six” (3:40) B3. “Movie Seven” (5:52) B4. “Movie Eight” (5:52) Credits: Michael Mantler — trumpet, composer, engineer […]

Pop Workshop ‎– Song of the Pterodactyl (1974)

Song of the Pterodactyl is the second of two albums by Swedish/Polish jazz-rock operative Pop Workshop, released in 1974 on Grammofonverket. Tracklist: A1. “Prehistoric Bird” A2. “Song of the Pterodactyl” A3. “High Priest” A4. “Dillema” B1. “Watussi Dance” B2. “Mammoth” B3. “Ozzy Bear” B4. “Kuyaviak Goes Funky“ Credits: Tony Williams — drums Mads Vinding — bass […]

The V.S.O.P. Quintet

The V.S.O.P. Quintet were an American post-pop/jazz supergroup featuring the seasoned talents of keyboardist Herbie Hancock, saxophonist Wayne Shorter, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Tony Williams. The band released two live double-LPs in 1977 and a third in 1979, followed by a studio album, all on CBS/Sony. Members: Herbie Hancock (keyboards), Freddie […]

The V.S.O.P. Quintet ‎– Tempest in the Colosseum (1977)

Tempest in the Colosseum is a live album by post-bop supergroup V.S.O.P., released in 1977 on Japanese Columbia. The recording was taken from a July 23, 1977, date at Tokyo’s Den-En Colosseum. Tracklist: A. “Eye of the Hurricane” (15:54) B1. “Diana” (4:26) B2. “Eighty-One” (12:50) C1. “Maiden Voyage” (11:48) C2. “Lawra” (8:08) D. “Red Clay” […]

Bill Evans / George Russell Orchestra ‎– Living Time (1972)

Living Time is a collaborative album between pianist Bill Evans and conductor George Russell, recorded with the latter’s jazz-rock orchestra and released in 1972 on Columbia/CBS. Tracklist: A1. “Event I” (3:50) A2. “Event II” (8:22) A3. “Event III” (2:47) A4. “Event IV” (5:30) B1. “Event V” (11:52) B2. “Event VI” (4:13) B3. “Event VII” (2:07) […]

Tony Williams

Tony Williams — aka Tillmon Anthony Williams (Dec. 12, 1945 — Feb. 23, 1997) — was an American post-bop/jazz-funk drummer from Chicago. Discography: Life Time (1965 • Anthony Williams) Spring (1966 • Anthony Williams) Emergency! (1969 • The Tony Williams Lifetime) Turn It Over (1970 • The Tony Williams Lifetime) Ego (1971 • The Tony […]