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Creamium
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(10-07-2017, 10:11 AM)
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Originally Posted by Zepp Twofist

You know which GTA that was? I discovered him a few years ago but I can't recall him from GTA even though I played all of them before that.

It's Zombie, on GTA IV's IF99 - International Funk station

I got enough recs here to last me a year, thanks guys. Listening to Black Saint and Sinner Lady now.
hank_tree
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(10-07-2017, 10:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by PassiveObserver

Not really in the Kind of Blue vein, but since you're already acquainted with Mingus, The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady is immense.

My man
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(10-07-2017, 10:54 AM)
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If you want something with a more hiphop edge, listen to Madlib’s “Shades of Blue”. It’s one of the best hiphop producers of all time having the entire Blue Note archive at his fingertips to sample from.
efyu_lemonardo
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(10-07-2017, 10:57 AM)
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Congratulations on your newfound fine musical taste!
Have some Hancock.
JKM78613
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(10-07-2017, 11:09 AM)
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Came in to recommend Elevator to the Gallows, but someone already did! “Generique” is my favorite tune off of that record.

Also a big fan of Keith Jarrett. His “Sun Bear Concerts” compilation is full of really beautiful solo piano improvisations. Dude has a massive body of work too, so plenty to sort through!

Happy listening!
efyu_lemonardo
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(10-07-2017, 11:33 AM)
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Also if you want to try a newer group I had the pleasure of recently seeing at The Standard in Manhattan, check out Kendrick Scott Oracle.
Timedog
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(10-07-2017, 11:54 AM)
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I need to get into jazz but I only like a few Coltrane and monk songs. How do I like jazz more?
Dandare4444
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(10-07-2017, 11:57 AM)
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try zappa's jazz from hell..thank me later 😉
efyu_lemonardo
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(10-07-2017, 11:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by Timedog

I need to get into jazz but I only like a few Coltrane and monk songs. How do I like jazz more?

Could you give an example of a piece you like?
Paganmoon
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(10-07-2017, 12:20 PM)
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Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five is the only Jazz song that's ever really clicked for me. Most other Jazz songs I've heard have felt way to "random" (I get that's sort of the whole point of Jazz).
Porcile
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(10-07-2017, 12:22 PM)
Wes Montgomery is awesome.
NipplesAndToes23
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(10-07-2017, 03:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by Human Resources

New Marius Neset is out there.

Also this new Blue Note All Stars...whew.

Next Esperanza Spalding is shaping up to be something really special as well.

When that shit supposed to come out?
CrunchyFrog
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(10-07-2017, 03:09 PM)
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One of my all-time favorite tracks. The whole of Fat Albert Rotunda is required listening.
Any Questions
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(10-07-2017, 03:27 PM)
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Great thread. I do enjoy a bit of jazz. Some great albums mentioned in here.
Fugu
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(10-07-2017, 03:35 PM)
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Hey! Welcome to the club. I have a degree in jazz and I'm pretty obsessed with it. I will post in this thread later with some recommendations.
AbsolutBro
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(10-07-2017, 03:40 PM)
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I have also recently gotten into jazz, and Kind of Blue was also the first album that I grabbed. I've always enjoyed when slow noir-ish jazZ showed up in media; the main theme of L.A. Noir is a legitimately good track.
Creamium
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(10-07-2017, 03:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by efyu_lemonardo

Congratulations on your newfound fine musical taste!
Have some Hancock.

Oh wow, I now know the origin of this, it was a pretty big hit when it came out here. Remember hearing it all over as a kid
Servbot24
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(10-07-2017, 03:51 PM)
Esbjorn Svenson Trio :)
Niko Bellic
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(10-07-2017, 03:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by PassiveObserver

Not really in the Kind of Blue vein, but since you're already acquainted with Mingus, The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady is immense.

First post nails it. Black Saint and the Sinner Lady is up there with A Love Supreme for me. Also recommend In a Silent Way and Bitches Brew from Miles Davis. Also highly recommend looking into Herbie Hancock, Return to Forever, and Weather Report for more fusion-y goodness.
SomTervo
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(10-07-2017, 03:56 PM)
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I love it when you return to things years later that never clicked and suddenly it just happens

One of the biggest reasons not to be pushy about music or art on people. Wax lyrical about why you found it good, let them come to it years later
compo
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(10-07-2017, 04:21 PM)
I tried to get into jazz earlier in my life, and I would say it clicked with me, but then I suddenly became purist about more pop oriented music. Like I can only listen to music that has a steady beat, and doesn't have any solos in it anymore. I'm sure it's just a phase I'm going through, but it's strange. I don't know what happened to my musical taste.

Regardless, my favorite jazz album is Sketches of Spain. That version of Concierto de Aranjuez: Adagio is so damn good.
Edammer
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(10-07-2017, 04:48 PM)
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Check out the Stolen Moments by Oliver Nelson from the album The Blues and the Abstract Truth.
And Sonny Rollins- Saxophone Colossus. Thats my fav jazz album
TheGreatDirector
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(10-07-2017, 04:57 PM)
I recommend this album OP considering it released in June this year.

Originally Posted by PartTimeWarrior

Lol, I can actually hear the music to this scene.
Fred-87
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(10-07-2017, 04:58 PM)
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Jazz can be hard to get into because it requires a certain mindset to be able to enjoy. So if you want something what is still jazz but a bit more 'catchy'... try songs by mills brothers! Also listen to Django Reinhardt for a different kind of Jazz sound. If you wanna hear the greatest Jazz piano player of all time :) Listen to Oscar peterson.

Oh and if you wanna listen to a bit more lovey-dovey (i think that is the expression?) All bowly.. the first star of music. Also for a different sound try Leon Redbone who has a very unique one of a kind style.
chuckddd
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(10-07-2017, 04:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by efyu_lemonardo

Congratulations on your newfound fine musical taste!
Have some Hancock.

Thanks for this. I'm unsure how I'd never seen it before.
Edammer
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(10-11-2017, 10:29 AM)
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Going to the record store today. Any tips for albums?
Creamium
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(10-11-2017, 10:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Andrew Korenchkin

Imo, Karma by Pharoah Sanders is the best jazz album I've every heard. Try it, now.

Listening to this was an unforgettable experience, the main track is like a 30 minute fever dream. Anyone who hasn't tried it, should check it out. Also listened to Horace Silver - Song for my Father, another album I really liked.
Edammer
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(10-11-2017, 11:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by Creamium

Listening to this was an unforgettable experience, the main track is like a 30 minute fever dream. Anyone who hasn't tried it, should check it out. Also listened to Horace Silver - Song for my Father, another album I really liked.

Yes! Both are great. Especialy Karma is amazing, The Creator has a Master Plan is out of this world
Creamium
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(10-11-2017, 11:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by Edammer

Yes! Both are great. Especialy Karma is amazing, The Creator has a Master Plan is out of this world

Yep. So glad I made this thread, already listened to a bunch of great albums and that's just from a few of the recs here.
nitewulf
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(10-11-2017, 11:09 AM)
Jazz is essentially my thing.

Based on Blue Train and Kind of Blue, you must listen to, John Coltrane - Live at Birdland. It's also mastered by Rudy Van Gelder, who mastered both KoB and Blue Train, his masters have that spacious, airy sound that you like.

These are the other albums you should try:

Blue Note:
Andrew Hill - Andrew!!!
Andrew Hill - Black Fire
Art Blakey - Live at Birdland 1
Art Blakey - Moanin'**
Blue Mitchell - The Thing to Do***
Bud Powell - The Scene Changes***
Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else***
Dexter Gordon - A Swingin' Affair***
Dexter Gordon - Go!***
Dexter Gordon - Our man in Paris
Donald Byrd - Half Note vol 1**
Donald Byrd - Half Note vol 2**
Eric Dolphy - Out to Lunch***
Freddie Hubbard - Hub-tones**
Grant Green - Green Street***
Grant Green - Idle Moments***
Grant Green - Matador**
Hank Mobley - No Room for Squares (45rpm)
Hank Mobley - Workout***
Hank Mobley Soul Station ***
Herbie Hancock - Empyrean Isles
Herbie Hancock - Maiden Voyage**
Herbie Hancock - Takin' Off***
Horace Silver - Blowin' The Blues Away***
Horace Silver - Songs for my Father
Horace Silver - The Stylings of Silver***
Horace Silver - Tokyo Blues**
Ike Quebec - Blue and Sentimental***
Ike Quebec - It might as well be spring
Jackie Mclean - Action***
Jackie McLean - New Soil
Jackie McLean - Right Now!***
Joe Henderson - Mode for Joe
Joe Henderson - Page One***
Kenny Burrell - Midnight Blue***
Kenny Burrell - Blue Lights Vol 1**
Kenny Burrell - Blue Lights Vol 2**
Kenny Dorham - Whistle Stop***
Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban (45 RPM)
Kenny Drew - Undercurrent***
Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder***
Miles Davis vol 1
Miles Davis vol 2
Sonny Clark - Cool Struttin'**
Sonny Rollins vol 2
Staley Turrentine - The Spoiler**
Tina Brooks - True Blue***
Wayne Shorter - Night Dreamer
Wayne Shorter - Speak no Evil***

Prestige (Mono):
Hank Mobley Mobley's 2nd Message**
Hank Mobley Mobley's Message*
Jackie Mclean - 4,5 & 6**
Jackie Mclean - Lights Out!***
John Coltrane Coltrane***
John Coltrane Lush Life***
John Coltrane Soultrane***
Miles Davis Bag's Groove**
Miles Davis Cookin'***
Miles Davis Relaxin'***
Miles Davis Steamin'***
Miles Davis Workin'***
Sonny Rollins Saxophone Colossus***
The Prestige All Stars All Night Long*
The Sonny Rollins Quartet Tenor Madness**

Columbia:
Miles Davis - Sketches of Spain**
Miles Davis - Someday my prince will come***
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew***

Atlantic:
John Coltrane - Ole***
John Coltrane - Coltrane's Sound***
John Coltrane - Coltrane plays the blues***

Impulse!:
Duke Ellington meets Coleman Hawkins**
John Coltrane - Ballads**
John Coltrane - Coltrane**
John Coltrane - Live at Birdland***
John Coltrane - Impressions
Oliver Nelson - Blues and the Abstract Truth***


Riverside:
Bill Evans - Waltz for Debby***
Bill Evans - New Jazz Conceptions
Bill Evans - Portrait in Jazz***
Bill Evans - Sunday at the Village Vanguard***
Chet Baker - Chet***
Thelonius Monk - Misterioso**
Fat4all
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(10-11-2017, 11:09 AM)
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youd be ‘moanin’
PR_rambo
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(10-11-2017, 11:13 AM)
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Started listening to Jazz at bedtime and its helped me to relax. I have anxiety attacks at night but the Jazz calms me down.
RespectThySole
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(10-11-2017, 01:06 PM)
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Charles Mingus - The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters
John Coltrane - My Favorite Things
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew
Miles Davis - In a Silent Way
Frank Zappa - Hot Rats
Poimandres
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(10-11-2017, 01:14 PM)
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About time I tried to get into jazz. I want some stuff that's way out there!

I love this for instance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxSFSdcGPLM

Any recommendations of amazing stuff for adventurous ears let me have it.
Koozek
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(10-11-2017, 02:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Andrew Korenchkin

Imo, Karma by Pharoah Sanders is the best jazz album I've every heard. Try it, now.

Gonna check that out.
Edammer
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(10-11-2017, 06:04 PM)
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Came home with

Sonny Rollins & Coleman Hawkins- Sonny meets Hawk!
Thelonious Monk- Misterioso
Herbie Hancock- Takin' Off

Not had the time to listen it yet
Allan Holdsworth
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(10-11-2017, 06:24 PM)
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Jazz fusion/rock is my favorite genre, but I've never been able to enjoy "normal" jazz much.
Dahellisdat
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(10-11-2017, 06:36 PM)
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You like Coltrane, get the My Favorite Things album. Best version of that song.

I'm also very partial to Herbie Hancock's Maiden Voyage. Both are good music to calm the nerves while at work if that's your thing.
Dahellisdat
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(10-11-2017, 06:42 PM)
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Also, if you're down with big band music and want to try something newer, check out Dave Holland big band.

The first song on Overtime - Bring It On is pretty dope.
Edammer
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(10-11-2017, 08:11 PM)
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Also Milestones by Miles Davis is pretty good. Great playing by Trane and Cannonball.
Master_Of_Illusion
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(10-11-2017, 08:22 PM)
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I've been into fusion for a while, but bop is some good shit too:













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