Miles Davis

Miles Davis – Workin’ with The Miles Davis Quintet (1959) (Audio)

Jazz can be considered to be derived from many different themes and concepts, but at the base is the sound of The Miles Davis Quintet

Erroll Garner – Autumn Leaves (1955)

This is what a warm autumn day sounds like, provided by one of its chief architects, jazz pianist Erroll Garner

Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes – Astral Traveling (1973)

Lonnie Liston Smith’s one of a kind sound shines through on his first recording with The Cosmic Echoes entitled “Astral Traveling”.

Donald Byrd – Black Byrd (1972)

Recorded in 1972, Donald Byrd’s “Black Byrd” album was ahead of its time in a variety of ways.

Pharoah Sanders – Love In Us All (Audio) (1973)

The iconic Pharoah Sanders displays his free form style and his melodic style as ‘Love In Us All’ is a whirlwind of jazz sub-genre.

Roy Ayers Quartet – All Blues (1968)

Roy Ayers isn’t known for abstract jazz, but he goes far beyond the realm of traditional jazz in one of his earlier recordings, ‘All Blues’.

Nesby Phips & Ski Beatz – Blue in Green (Video) (2010)

If you don’t understand the relevancy of Kind of Blue today, allow me to introduce you to the sounds of Nesby Phips and Ski Beatz.