Gillian

Bluesy jazz ?

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Hi all,

I would like to know what's for you the best "bluesy jazz"? I mean a melancholic jazz who seems like blues. Here are some songs I gathered. I'm looking for stuff like this.

Thanks a lot for your recommandations.

 

  • Freddie Hubbard - Lonely Soul - A Soul Experiment
  • Tony Scott - Blues For Charlie Parker - Born to be Blue Jazz
  • Charles Mingus - Goodbye Pork Pie Hat - Ah Um
  • Art Pepper - The Prisoner - Winter Moon (Remastered)
  • Alif Tree - I Feel Blue - French Cuisine
  • Horace Parlan - Oh So Blue - The Complete Horace Parlan Blue Note Sessions (2000 - Remaster)
  • Jackie McLean - Love And Hate - Destination...Out!
  • Stanley Clarke - Yesterday Princess - Stanley Clarke
  • Kai Winding - Laura - Suspense Themes In Jazz
  • Nicholas Payton;Dr. John;Dianne Reeves - Blues In The Night - Dear Louis
  • Studio Musicians - Blues for the Weepers - Jazz Cabaret Songs
  • Blue Mitchell - Park Avenue Petite - Blue Soul [Keepnews Collection]
  • Donald Byrd - Cristo Redentor - A New Perspective (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
  • The Viscounts - Harlem Nocturne - Single Version - Harlem Nocturne
  • Wynton Marsalis - Indelible and Nocturnal - Standard Time Vol. 2: Intimacy Calling
  • Miles Davis - Blue in Green - Kind Of Blue (Legacy Edition)
  • Shelly Manne;And His Men - The Wind - The Vinyl Masters More Swinging Sounds
  • Zoot Sims - Evening in Paris - Zoot Sims avec Henri Renaud et son orchestre

 

 

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Gillian - You might want to try "Good Morning Heartache" by Ray Bryant (from Here's Ray Bryant).

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Tons of bluesy jazz out there, but Grant Green's "Idle Moments is a classic:

 

 

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Agreed that there's a huge amount of bluesy jazz.

Bird probably should be represented, so I'll suggest "Parker's Mood".

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All of Stanley Turrentine with The Three Sounds, Blue Hour (the original release, not the "complete" set which has also been issued).

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11 hours ago, paul secor said:

Tons of bluesy jazz out there, but Grant Green's "Idle Moments is a classic:

 

 

Great songs! Thank you so much!

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Berkshire Blues--Randy Weston

Tokyo Blues--Horace Silver

Calcutta Blues--Dave Blues

Outlaws--Bill Frisell 

 

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From the same session as "Black Gypsy" but originally issued on the LP "Ptichin' Can."

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1 hour ago, clifford_thornton said:

From the same session as "Black Gypsy" but originally issued on the LP "Ptichin' Can."

If we're talking Archie, his Venus CDs are pretty "bluesy".

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All of his music is pretty bluesy, really. But I haven't listened to the Venus albums.

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Everything played here is blues, even if the way it's combined might (or might not!) obscure that:

 

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