Saxattack & More

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Well, not every track is saxed, but we've got some heavyweights here: Johnny Griffin, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Sonny Rollins, Branford Marsalis, Charlie Parker, Benny Carter, and Sidney Bechet. Breathers from pianists Brad Mehldau, Kris Davis and Bill Evans; as well as the Uptown Jazz Orchestra from New Orleans; trumpeters Roy Eldridge, Fats Navarro, Miles Davis; and Jared Gold on the B-3 and the late Vic Juris. Enjoy the show!

R.I.P. bassist Henry Grimes (November 3, 1935—April 15, 2020) R.I.P. saxophonist Giuseppi Logan (May 22, 1935—April 17, 2020) both 'corona-ed'

R.I.P. Michael Cogswell (September 30, 1953 -April 20, 2020)[Louis Armstrong House Museum)


  • Jared Gold "Shadowboxing" from Intuition (Posi-Tone) 00:00
  • Johnny Griffin "Leave Me Alone" from Chicago, New York, Paris (Verve) 05:18
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk "J. Griff's Blues" from Kirkatron (Warner Bros) 11:53
  • Brad Mehldau "Beatrice" from Seymour Reads The Constitution! (Nonesuch) 19:59
  • Kris Davis "Sympodial Sunflower" from Diatom Ribbons (Pyroclastic) 28:53
  • Bill Evans "Wonder Why" from At Shelly's Manne-Hole (Riverside) 32:56
  • Branford Marsalis "The Windup" from The Secret Between The Shadow And The Soul (Okeh) 39:38
  • Branford Marsalis "Snake Hip Waltz" from The Secret Between The Shadow And The Soul (Okeh) 52:07
  • Delfeayo Marsalis/Uptown Jazz Orchestra "7th Ward Boogaloo" from Jazz Party (Troubadour Jazz) 57:40
  • Sidney Bechet "Rose Of The Rio Grande" from Complete Blue Note Recordings (Mosaic) 1:02:25
  • Charlie Parker "Chasin' The Bird" from Complete Savoy Studio Sessions (Savoy) 1:08:05
  • Miles Davis "Little Willie Leaps" from Complete Savoy Studio Sessions (Savoy) 1:10:51
  • Fats Navarro "Goin' to Minton's" from Classic Savoy Be-Bop Sessions 1945-49 (Mosaic) 1:13:37
  • Miles Davis "Half Nelson" from Complete Savoy Studio Sessions (Savoy) 1:17:33
  • Roy Eldridge/Benny Carter "I Missed My Hat" from The Urbane Sessions (Verve) 1:21:08
  • Sonny Rollins "Sonnysphere" from Sonny Rollins, Volume 1 (Blue Note) 1:26:48
  • Sonny Rollins "Bluesnote" from Sonny Rollins, Volume 1 (Blue Note) 1:36:59
  • Sonny Rollins "How Are Things In Glocca Morra" from Sonny Rollins, Volume 1 (Blue Note) 1:43:55
  • Vic Juris "United" from Eye Contact (Steeplechase) 1:50:23


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