02 March 2016

Influential Albums

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Here are some Jazz albums that have made an indelible impact on my playing/composing/being.
Writing these down makes my head spin as it reminds me of our collective creativity and potential!

In no specific order

Knu High – Kenny Wheeler
Four and More – Miles Davis
Crescent – John Coltrane
Star – Gabarek, Vitous, Erskine
My Song – Keith Jarrett
Charlie Parker – Jazz at Massey Hall
Heavy Weather – Weather Report
Triplicate – Dave Holland/Steve Coleman/Jack DeJohnette
Irresistible Forces – Jack DeJohnette
Monk in Motion – Paul Motian/Joe Lovano/Bill Frisell
Where in the World -Bill Frisell
Still Live Talking – Pat Metheny
Slo Sco – John Scofield
Healing the Pain – Bunky Green
Getting There – John Abrecrombie
Start Here – Vince Mendoza
Live in Berlin – Jim Hall
Intermodulation – Bill Evans/Jim Hall
Live at Birdland – John Coltrane Quartet
Michael Brecker – Michael Brecker
Live at the Bluenote – Keith Jarrett Trio
Night Flight – Donald Fagan
Doin’ Alright – Dexter Gordon
The Real McCoy – McCoy Tyner
Panoptic Modes – Vijay Iyer
Snake Oil – Tim Berne
Mother Tongue – Rudresh Mahanthappa
Thelonious Monk – Criss-Cross
Andrew Hill – Black Fire
Keith Jarrett – Facing You
Joe Henderson – In and Out
Wayne Shorter – Speak No Evil
Eberhard Weber – Little Movements
Oregon – 45th Parellel
Peter Sprague – Musica Del Mar
Lee Ritenour – Rio
Larry Carlton – Friends
Yellowjackets – Mirage a Trois

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