Recorded 1969 in Paris. Jeanne Lee sings and Sonny Boy Williamson II plays harmonica. Very bluesy tenor saxophone:
Recorded 1992 in Holland. Mellower tenor saxophone:
Great Puerto Rican alto sax player and arranger (won MacArthur Genius Award):
From Zenon’s gorgeous album “Alma Adentro, the Puerto Rican Songbook”:
Melancholy & sultry singer is a natural:
Lyrical alto saxophonist performs live in Los Angeles:
Pepper performs with a string section here:
For rock guitar fans who don’t think they like jazz:
Later–and mellower–Al plays a Beatles tune:
Amazing guitar trio featuring Di Meola, John McLaughlin and flamenco star Paco de Lucia:
Classic bluesy album from a Duke Ellington alum:
Tenor titan Webster performs with the amazing pianist Art Tatum:
Wonderfully soulful singer comes to jazz from Gospel music tradition:
Pianist Brad Mehldau delivers a beautiful Latin-tinged version of an old Beatles tune:
Great version of another standard:
Julian Lage (guitar), Kenny Wollesen (drums) and Scott Colley (bass) perform “I’ll Be Seeing You” at the Blue Whale on 6/4/16.
Another tune from the same concert:
Bill Frisell, guitar; Carol Emanuel, harp; Kenny Wollesen, vibes. Composer: John Zorn
This was part of the Zorn@60 event “Zorn at the Met” on Sept 28, 2013 where John Zorn put together an incredible 10.5 hour collection of performances in the galleries of the museum.
From a Zorn album inspired by poet William Blake:
Carol Emanuel, Harp; Bill Frisell, Guitar; Ikue Mori, Electronics; Kenny Wollesen, Bells, Vibraphone; John Zorn, Arranger, Composer, Conductor, Producer.
This next one is an entire album:
Carol Emanuel, Harp; Bill Frisell, Guitar; Kenny Wollesen, Bells, Vibraphone; John Zorn, Arranger, Composer, Conductor, Producer.