Best Jazz


I’m loving the beautifullest song thread. I hope we can get a collection of great jazz songs here.
I’ll start with Birdland, which is probably too famous for its own good, but certainly one of the all-time bestestes of all time.

[Edit: I’m building a playlist with the songs from this thread. I don’t know how long it will take me or how far I will get, but it is here: … 968267E871]


Miles Davis - Bitches Brew


Charlie Parker - My Old Flame


Charles Mingus - Shortnin’ Bread




Lonnie Smith “move your hand”


For Sephora – Rosenberg Trio

Sweet Georgia Brown – Gary Potter Trio

Minor Swing – Reinhardt Trio (David Reinhardt, Django’s grandson)


You guys are great. I’ll get a beer and listen to all these tonight.



Thelonius Monk and others, “Brilliant Corners”

The Dave Brubeck Quartet, “Blue Rondo a la Turk”

Vince Guaraldi, “Cast Your Fate to the Wind”


Not the best jazz but my latest saves …

Canadian Jazz … I miss these guys

Here’s one good for a laugh …


I’m daddy-o coolin’
This will keep me busy for a long time. I used to have the music to Blue Rondo a la Turk transcribed for classical guitar but someone who will not be mentioned here threw it away. That is not something that is easily forgiven.


[quote=“Dr. McCoy”]I used to have the music to Blue Rondo a la Turk transcribed for classical guitar. . . .[/quote] Whoa. That sounds difficult.


Yes. I worked on it for a long time just to get the first part down and then went on to other things with the intention of coming back to it later.
Now I’ve got a couple of books with jazz scales and progressions and stuff. Some day, I’ll work on them.


Miles Davis - Flamenco Sketches


John Coltrane - Blue Train



Chet Baker

Billie Holiday

Cannonball Adderley


[quote=“jimipresley”]Charlie Parker - My Old Flame[/quote]


Cannonball Adderley Hummin’


This is always my old flame for me.

Maybe off tipoc, sorry. topic