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Old 02-05-2011, 03:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Ideal jazz band?

If you could compile an ideal jazz band, what would it be? Mine would be:

Piano: Oscar Peterson
Guitar: Mark Whitfield
Bass: Jimmy Haslip
Trumpet: Dizzy Galespi
Drums: Max Roach
Sax: Joshua Redman
Vibes/Synths: Gary Burton
Flute: Dave Valentin
Vocals: Ella Fitzgerald

Okay, some ground rules
- A MAXIMUM of 10 people in the band (No person A/person B/Person C nonsense)
- A max of 2 players per section
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Old 02-05-2011, 08:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Trumpet: Dizzy Galespi
I have a feeling you meant Dizzy Gillespie.

I'll give this a shot just for fun.

Drums: Tony Williams
Percussion: Airto Moreira
Bass: Jaco Pastorius
Sax: Wayne Shorter
Keyboards: Herbie Han****, Chick Corea
Trumpet: Miles Davis
Bass Clarinet: Bennie Maupin
Flute: Eric Dolphy
Trombone: Julian Priester


Would maybe play experimental jazz-fusion type stuff along the lines of Bitches Brew or Han****'s Mwandishi band recordings. It would just be sweet to see these guys jamming, regardless of what they played.
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Old 02-05-2011, 09:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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All righty; I'll give this a shot.

Saxophone: Albert Ayler
Trumpet: Donald Byrd
Flute: Eric Dolphy
Piano: Cecil Taylor
Organ: John Medeski
Guitar: Grant Green
Bass Guitar: Jaco Pastorius
Drums: Sabu Martinez
Percussion: Solomon Ilori

Pretty sure that this would be really, really wonderful free jazz, with the best rhythm section you'd ever hear anywhere.
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Old 02-06-2011, 04:10 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Band Leader: Sun Ra
Piano: Cecil
Sax: Trane
Trumpet (Cornet): Don Cherry
Bass: Charlie Haden
Drums: Elvin

Occasional sidemen:

Flute: Dolphy
Guitar: Derek Bailey
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Old 02-06-2011, 05:45 AM   #5 (permalink)
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my ideal jazz baand is already on Miles Davis' On the Corner

Miles Davis – electric trumpet with Wah Wah
Dave Liebman – soprano saxophone
Carlos Garnett – soprano and tenor saxophone
Chick Corea – electric piano
Herbie Han**** – electric piano, synthesizer
Harold I. Williams – organ, synthesizer
Lonnie Liston Smith – organ
John McLaughlin – electric guitar
David Creamer – electric guitar 2
Michael Henderson – electric bass with Wah Wah
Khalil Balakrishna - electric sitar
Bennie Maupin – bass clarinet
Collin Walcott – electric sitar 2
Badal Roy – tabla
Jack DeJohnette – drums
Al Foster - drums
Jabali Billy Hart – drums, bongos
Don Alias – percussion
James "Mtume" Foreman – percussion
Paul Buckmaster – cello, arrangements

oh add Sonny Sharrock as electric guitar 3 and Jaco Pastorious as electric/acoustic bass
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