Spirited Away & Ghibli Jazz

“One Summer’s Day,” the musical theme from Ghibli’s Spirited Away, from Ani-Jazz Combo (2008), Akane Noguchi (piano), Ayano Nomura (drums), Misa Wakabayashi (bass).

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The Great Pumpkin Waltz & Chick Corea

A Halloween reblog tradition. Cover of Vince Guaraldiā€™s classic from the compilation album Happy Anniversary, Charlie Brown! (1989).

Chick Corea (piano), John Patitucci (bass), Tom Brechtlein (drums).

5th Blogiversary & Miles & Quintet & ‘Round Midnight

I was notified the other day that it was my fifth blogiversery, and being the active, committed blogger that I am, I only discovered this today. Erhem.

Well, the number 5, late to the game, midnight hour, what could be more appropriate than the Miles David Quintet Playing “‘Round Midnight” from the same titled album (1956).

Miles Davis (trumpet), John Coltrane (tenor sax), Red Garland (piano), Paul Chambers (bass), Philly Joe Jones (drums). “‘Round Midnight” was written by Thelonious Monk in 1944.