Pure beauty

Odd Elegy is a song by Dhafer Youssef from the album “Abu Nawas Rhapsody” (2010), this live version with Tigran Hamasyan on piano, Chris Jennings on double bass and Mark Guiliana on drums is absolutely fantastic… the time signature of this song is 39/16.   Here’s another version of the same tune.  

Jazz Grooves part 1

Here are some interesting  Jazz/Latin grooves from various jazz standards, some of this tunes come from the hard-bop era, drummers like Papa Jo Jones, Kenny Clarke, Max Roach and Vernel Fournier are the masters of this latin oriented grooves. The first groove is the famous calypso “St Thomas” played by Max Roach on the studio album … More Jazz Grooves part 1