Let's Get Together: Various Artists (Clifford Brown, Max Roach, Harold Land, et al) - "Jam Session"

Let's Get Together: Various Artists (Clifford Brown, Max Roach, Harold Land, et al) - "Jam Session"

An impromptu live set resulted in an excellent and exciting early hard bop session that featured some of the finest jazz musicians of the day, including the members of the Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet along with Harold Land, Clark Terry, Maynard Ferguson and Dinah Washington,

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Bobby Hutcherson 1941-2016

Bobby Hutcherson 1941-2016

The jazz world lost one of the last living legends from the golden age of jazz when Bobby Hutcherson left us at the age of 75. Here are four live performances that I've been going back to this past week as a reminder of what a giant talent Hutcherson was as both a composer and a performer.

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