Dear All About Jazz Readers,

If you're familiar with All About Jazz, you know that we've dedicated over two decades to supporting jazz as an art form, and more importantly, the creative musicians who make it. Our enduring commitment has made All About Jazz one of the most culturally important websites of its kind in the world reaching hundreds of thousands of readers every month. However, to expand our offerings and develop new means to foster jazz discovery we need your help.

You can become a sustaining member for a modest $20 and in return, we'll immediately hide those pesky Google ads PLUS deliver exclusive content and provide access to future articles for a full year! This combination will not only improve your AAJ experience, it will allow us to continue to rigorously build on the great work we first started in 1995. Read on to view our project ideas...

3

Follow the Leader!

Jennifer DeMeritt By

Sign in to view read count

Click the play button in the image below to hear this program.

This episode features tracks from two influential band leaders—John Lurie and Miles Davis—and the talented musicians who played in their respective bands.

Playlist

  • Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
  • Lounge Lizards "The Yak" from Queen of All Ears on (Strange & Beautiful Music) 0:16
  • Host talk 5:55
  • Medeski, Martin & Wood "The Lover" from Friday Afternoon in the Universe on (Gramavision) 7:48
  • John Scofield "Chicken Dog" from A Go Go on (Verve) 14:08
  • Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra "Sly Notions" from MTO Plays Sly on (The Royal Potato Family) 20:30
  • The Lounge Lizards "Tarantella" from Voice of Chunk (Lagarto) 23:40
  • Host talk 27:43
  • The Lounge Lizards "The First and Royal Queen" from Queen of All Ears on (Strange & Beautiful Music) 29:30
  • Michael Blake "Mean as a Swan" from Drift on (Intuition) 33:17
  • Michael Blake "Toque" from Drift on (Intuition) 38:20
  • Marc Ribot "New Sad" from Rootless Cosmopolitans on (Island) 42:14
  • Marc Ribot "Beak Lunch Manifesto" from Rootless Cosmopolitans on (Island) 45:15
  • The Jazz Passengers "Jolly Street" from In Love on (High Street) 51:44
  • Host talk 59:57
  • Miles Davis "Miles Runs the Voodoo Down" from Bitches Brew (Legacy Edition) on (Columbia) 1:02:57
  • Herbie Hancock "Sly" from Head Hunters on (Columbia) 1:16:57
  • Host talk 1:27:11
  • Dave Holland Quartet "Conference of the Birds" from Conference of the Birds on (ECM) 1:30:02
  • Dave Holland Trio "African Lullaby" from Triplicate on (ECM) 1:34:35
  • Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin & Paco De Lucia "Frevo Rasgado" from Friday Night in San Francisco on (Columbia) 1:37:44
  • Host talk 1:47:37
  • Herbie Hancock "Prelude in C Sharp Minor" from Gershwin's World on (Verve) 1:48:21
  • Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea "Blueberry Rhyme" from Gershwin's World on (Verve) 1:53:05
Photo credit: Roberto Cifarelli

Tags

comments powered by Disqus

Radio
Album Reviews
What is Jazz?
Album Reviews
Book Reviews
Album Reviews
Top Ten List
Interviews
Album Reviews
Book Reviews
Hi-Res Jazz
Album Reviews
Multiple Reviews
Album Reviews
Film Reviews
Read more articles
The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6

The Final Tour: The...

Columbia/Legacy
2018

buy
The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series Vol. 6

The Final Tour: The...

Legacy Recordings
2018

buy
Freedom Jazz Dance: The Bootleg Series Vol. 5

Freedom Jazz Dance:...

Columbia Records
2017

buy
Miles Davis

Miles Davis

Deagostini
2016

buy
Freedom Jazz Dance: The Bootleg Series Vol. 5

Freedom Jazz Dance:...

Legacy Recordings
2016

buy
Miles Smiles

Miles Smiles

Music On Vinyl
2016

buy

Shop

Start your shopping here and you'll support All About Jazz in the process. Learn how.

Related Articles

Radio
Chick Webb & Benny Goodman
Source Jazz at 100
February 19, 2019
Radio
Thelonious Monk Revisited
Source Mondo Jazz
February 19, 2019
Radio
Steve Coleman, Ben Wendel & More
Source Neon Jazz
February 18, 2019
Radio
Jorge Rossy Live At BIMHUIS Amsterdam
Source BIMHUIS Radio
February 18, 2019
Radio
Pyeng Threadgill's New Porch Music
Source Mondo Jazz
February 17, 2019
Radio
Let's Talk About Me
Source Turntable For One
February 17, 2019
Radio
Funk in a Deep Freeze
Source A Broad Spectrum
February 16, 2019