History of Jazz Timeline: 1986
Guitarist John Scofield records Still Warm (Gramavision) with Don Grolnick on
keyboards, Darryl Jones on bass and Omar Hakim on drums. This album is produced by
Vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Buster
Williams, and drummer Al Foster record In the Vanguard live at the Village
Vanguard in December.
Trumpeter Randy Brecker records In the Idiom (Denon) with Joe Henderson on
tenor, Ron Carter on bass, David Kikoski on piano, and Al Foster on drums.
Young British saxophonist Courtney Pine records Journey to the Urge Within
The French government creates the Orchestre National de Jazz (ONJ).
Miles Davis records Tutu (Warner Brothers).
Miles Davis is granted a honorary doctorate by the New England Conservatory.
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