Home » Search Center » Results: lee morgan

Results for "lee morgan"

Advanced search options

Results for pages tagged "lee morgan"...

Musician

Lee Morgan

Born:

Morgan was a jazz prodigy, joining the Dizzy Gillespie big band at 18, remaining a member for two years. Beginning in 1956, he began recording as a leader, mainly for the Blue Note label, eventually he recorded twenty-five albums for the company. Morgan's principal influence as a player was Clifford Brown, having had direct contact with him before Brown's premature death. He was also a featured sideman on several early Hank Mobley records, and John Coltrane's Blue Train. On the latter LP, he even played a bent-up horn like Gillespie's. Joining Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers in 1958 further developed his talent as a soloist and writer

1

Article: Radio & Podcasts

Definitive Article Lee

Read "Definitive Article Lee" reviewed by Patrick Burnette


Many moons ago on Episode 95 we did an podcast devoted to Freddie Hubbard, so in honor of the new Complete at the Lighthouse release, we thought it was time to do one for Lee Morgan But not to discuss Live at the Lighthouse because that's the way we roll. (Look me up on Facebook if ...

9

Article: Album Review

Charles Lloyd: Trios: Chapel

Read "Trios: Chapel" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Blue Note Records has a history of boasting strong stables of players. In the 1950s and 60s, we could look to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, trumpeter Lee Morgan, pianist Herbie Hancock, saxophonist Wayne Shorter--and if ever there was an incomplete list compiled, that one is it. Time rolls on. Twenty years (or thereabouts) into ...

News: Birthday

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lee Morgan

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lee Morgan

All About Jazz is celebrating Lee Morgan's birthday today! Morgan was a jazz prodigy, joining the Dizzy Gillespie big band at 18, remaining a member for two years. Beginning in 1956, he began recording as a leader, mainly for the Blue Note label, eventually he recorded twenty-five albums for the company. Morgan's principal influence as a ...

26

Article: Interview

Scott Wilson: Nurturing Future Generations of Jazz Musicians

Read "Scott Wilson: Nurturing  Future Generations of Jazz Musicians" reviewed by Jane Kozhevnikova


Scott Wilson is a performer, educator, and composer. He worked at Grand Link World Theme Park in Qingdao, China, at Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan, and at Tokyo Disney Sea, among other places around the world. Having many years of experience in the music industry, he has stepped into teaching jazz. Wilson has authored ...

3

Article: Interview

Roberto Zorzi: esplorazione senza confini

Read "Roberto Zorzi: esplorazione senza confini" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Il percorso musicale del chitarrista Roberto Zorzi è così ricco ed eclettico che è impossibile includerlo in un particolare genere musicale. L'iniziale amore per visionari artisti rock come Robert Fripp e Brian Eno s'è arricchito nel tempo di approcci, tanto liberi quanto anticonvenzionali, di Derek Bailey e altri esponenti dell'avanguardia inglese degli anni settanta. La ricerca ...

8

Article: Live Review

Trefoil: Ambrose Akinmusire, Kris Davis, and Gerald Cleaver at The Bop Stop

Read "Trefoil: Ambrose Akinmusire, Kris Davis, and Gerald Cleaver at The Bop Stop" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


Trefoil: Ambrose Akinmusire, Kris Davis, and Gerald Cleaver Bop Stop jny:Cleveland, Ohio March 20, 2022 With a distinguished resume that includes his 2007 wins in both the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and the Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire still finds himself traveling under the radar ...

News: Recording

Backgrounder: Lee Morgan's Lee-Way

Backgrounder: Lee Morgan's Lee-Way

Here's another in my Backgrounder series on great jazz albums you can play while working. Today, Lee Morgan's Lee-Way, a Blue Note album recorded in April 1960 and released in May 1961. The album featured Lee Morgan (tp), Jackie McLean (as), Bobby Timmons (p), Paul Chambers (b) and Art Blakey (d). The songs are Cal Massey's ...

8

Article: Album Review

McCoy Tyner / Freddie Hubbard Quartet: Live At Fabrik

Read "Live At Fabrik" reviewed by Chris May


Warning! Highly Flammable Material! This superb album, recorded in Hamburg in 1986 and never previously released, ought to come with a caution, so incendiary is it. Strictly speaking, Live At Fabrik presents pianist McCoy Tyner's trio with bassist Avery Sharpe and drummer Louis Hayes and guest artist Freddie Hubbard on trumpet and flugelhorn. ...

1

Article: Radio & Podcasts

Lost & Found Recordings: Pepper Adams, Sheila Jordan, David S. Ware

Read "Lost & Found Recordings: Pepper Adams, Sheila Jordan, David S. Ware" reviewed by David Brown


This week, lost and found recordings featuring Monk & Coltrane's final tour together, a lost movie soundtrack from Monk, a Sheila Jordan album she doesn't remember making, and other lost and found studio and live recordings from Pepper Adams, Bill Dixon & Cecil Taylor, Harold Land, David S. Ware, Ella Fitzgerald, Tim Berne Snakeoil and more! ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by MIG Music
Jazz Polls
Vote for your Favorite Hammond B-3 Organists, Favorite Living Guitarists, Favorite Living Pianists, Favorite Living Bassists and Favorite Living Drummers.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.